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Bulletproof Your Website

by eric on August 10th, 2007 in: Web Design

Dan Cederholm’s book Bulletproof Web Design 2nd Edition is now available.

Bulletproof Your Site - Picture by Dan CederholmI scarfed this book like carrot cake and highly recommend it to anyone interested in Web Standards and creating flexible, usable sites using semantic markup and CSS.

Oh, and if you build websites and aren’t interested in CSS and Web Standards, kiss your sweet job goodbye. 🙂 Still can’t believe y’all are out there, but I’ve seen your work.

Open Source Web Design Toolbox

by eric on July 26th, 2007 in: Open SourceWeb DesignWordPress

This cool post on Design Vitality lists a bunch of sites and tools for website designers including:

  • open source web design programs
  • website templates & css layouts
  • automated CSS tools and generators
  • blog themes & templates

New Feeds Page

by eric on February 10th, 2007 in: Other Stuff

Just posted the new sewmyheadon Feeds page, which lists the feeds from sewmyheadon.com and also my feeds from social networking sites including del.icio.us bookmarks, Flickr pictures & Digg news stories.

Sounds like Lucky Charms, no?

Keyword Research Tools

by eric on September 19th, 2006 in: Uncategorized

Need some help figuring out what keywords you should target on your website?

Here are some tools you can use to find keywords that are most likely to draw qualified traffic to your site.

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Display CSS Element Info in Firefox

by eric on August 5th, 2006 in: Web Design

Use the Display Element Information feature in the Firefox Web Developer Toolbar to figure out what’s Cascading in your CSS. It could save you hours of frustration, preserve handfuls of hair, and give you quick visual cues about the extended ‘family’ of an element in your CSS.

Display Element InfoAs I’ve mentioned before, if you’re not using Firefox, you darn well should be. Just do it already, okay? Here are a few reasons why.

Then download the Web Developer Toolbar; an incredibly useful, free Firefox Extension for web designers. Even after using it for well over a year, I’m still finding helpful features.

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