These notes correspond with my WordCamp Seattle 2009 presentation of the same name. You can also view video of this presentation at WordPress.tv.
What Does â€œBulletproofâ€ Mean to me?
A bulletproof site is:
Most importantly, a bulletproof site provides both your users and you with a satisfying experience, regardless of browser type, network speed, physical abilities, or preferences.
Iâ€™m going to highlight some easy tools to help you:
- Keep on top of backup and maintenance
- Tighten up security
- Speed up performance
- Identify usability & accessibility issues
- Increase usability by improving search
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Well, another CSS Naked Day is over and I’m happy to have participated.
It’s a wonderful exercise, seeing plain jane markup without the benefit of CSS styling. It illustrates:
- the power of CSS, and
- how clean, non-presentational xhtml markup and logical document structure can make a site usable even without the cheery look & feel
As part of site testing, I strip away stylesheets to see what the content looks like to search engines and other devices that don’t support CSS.
In celebration of CSS Naked Day, I’ve stripped off my CSS and am running with my semantic markup hanging out.
Somebody sew my head on please!
sewmyheadon.com will strip down and get naked on April 9th in support of CSS Naked Day.
Dustin Diaz created this ‘holiday’ to promote Web Standards by stripping away the presentational (CSS) elements on a site to show semantic markup and good structure.
If you’re running WordPress, you automate your site’s undressing using the CSS Naked Day Plugin by Aja Lapus.
I’ve got a little toning up to do beforehand – off to my workout. 🙂