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Developing That Web Style

Cascading Style Sheet standards compliance resided at the base of many complaints about Internet Explorer; its developers have made efforts to follow the standards better with IE 7, and for good reason as CSS can make a web developer’s life easier.

The Need for Accessible Web Design
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Given the many excellent reasons to make provisions for disabled users when creating a web site, why do so many professionals in the web design industry ignore this important facet of the online community?

Advertising Week Needs to Focus on Future

The third annual Advertising Week kicks off September 25th in New York City.

Design Simplicity for Business Websites

Search engines don’t care about web design. People do. While search engines will not index a website for its great layout, but for the content, people will forget the website that has nothing distinctive about it.

Adobe Calls For Flash Design Entries

The inaugural Y Design Awards 2006, launched as part of the London Design Festival, will take submissions until September 6th.

Put Your Brand in the Customers’ Hands

Here are two interesting mobile phone developments that point to marketing opportunity.

Mobile Design: Quest Against Horizontal Scrolling

With upwords of 200 million currently active wireless subscribers in the United States alone, and with mobile internet’s popularity increasing and accessibility improving, it’s no surprise that your website should be optimized to be viewed on mobile devices.

Coupons and Customers: Blog Jam 2006

Eked out two more posts for Fast Company’s Blog Jam 2006 before it came to a close.

Flickr TV?

Via PSFK, Time Warner is going to offer Flickrish capabilities to its digital cable and Road Runner high-speed internet subscribers.

Food and Astroturf: Blog Jam 2006

Day one of Fast Company’s Blog Jam has started interesting conversations at FC Now. Instead of cross posting, I will point you to my two contributions.

Understanding Vector and Raster Graphics

Choosing the right design, the right designer and the right graphics is essential. Selecting the right business, the right platform and the right time is crucial.

If you have an artistic hand but don’t know how to write, or you have beautiful voice and you don’t know how to sing, you may have a gift, but a paralyzed one.

You have a website and don’t know what its composition is; you have graphics and don’t know how they are designed; just the lack of this information you may lose your business.

What is XSL?

Remember the good old days, when the internet consisted of nothing more than a few simple websites formatted in basic HTML? Web design was so easy.

Don’t Let Web Design ASPeeve You Off

There are numerous sites that contain various articles and tutorials that can explain and teach everything from basic ASP to advanced dynamic manipulation of internet information and user interfaces.

Tips on How to Redesign a Large (Dynamic) Website

Redesigning large dynamic websites can either be easy or problematic. Read how you can redesign your large website easily and efficiently.

Kids and Mobile Marketing

PSP-toting kids can receive RSS feeds. Mobile phone cameras can narrowcast video straight to TV.

Digg Labs Goes Live

Digg.com has introduced its own lab, named (accurately, if not creatively) Digg Labs. This new addition will allow visitors to test features and consider concepts before they are introduced to the main Digg site. User feedback could also prevent things from making the transition from Digg Labs to Digg.

Web Design: Three Great Ways to Preload Images

If you want to preload images to your website, there are actually a few options available.

ad:tech Chicago 2006 – Day Two Roundup

Day two of ad:tech Chicago rounded up with a sigh. With all the parties Monday night, I think some of the attendees were looking forward to the end of the day.

Stack And Swarm At The Digg Labs

User-contributed news site Digg has entered experimental territory, as founder Kevin Rose disclosed the debut of Digg Labs.

Copywriting And Design Rules for Successful eCommerce

What are the secrets of converting visitors into customers? Most ecommerce sites that struggle to convert suffer from the same half dozen minor problems.

Rand Fishkins Tips For More Traffic

Every site owner wants one thing: more visitors. After that, their requests might vary from “more with my family” to “more ice cream in the freezer,” but they can all agree on that one wish.