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Suckerfish HoverLightbox

The Suckerfish HoverLightbox is a mashup of three very popular Web design techniques blended together to offer a new way of presenting your image galleries.

Posted: March 27, 2006

Semantic Image Use

Semantic markup often holds more value than meets the eye. When practicing semantics with your markup, a byproduct is increased accessibility, decent base search engine optimization, and a boost to usability. The use of images in development is sometimes a gray area for new developers. The beauty of CSS is the ability to separate content […]

Posted: March 20, 2006

Effective Style with em

Using relative font sizes for Web design can be a great benefit to both the developer and the reader. Read about using em for font size.

Posted: March 13, 2006

Google vs. Web Standards – Part 2

In continuance of Part 1: How could Google better their situation? First, a step back needs to be taken and the overall picture needs to be dissected. What is Google offering? To put it simply, Google’s main founding purpose was to offer the best search engine on the Web. Looking further into Google’s mission statement, […]

Posted: March 06, 2006

Google vs. Web Standards – Part 1

According to Google’s Company Overview: “Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” Google is arguably the most widely used search engine ever. According to the Nielsen NetRatings from SearchEngine Watch, Google accounted for 46.3% of search engine traffic in November of 2005. We can all safely assume […]

Posted: February 26, 2006

RE: favicon

A major concern for Web designers is making sure that a particular work stands out from the crowd. A design element that has been ignored quite a bit lately is the favicon. Personally, I have come to use both the Bookmarks Toolbar and a Bookmarks Sidebar (using All-in-one Sidebar) quite a bit after a long […]

Posted: February 23, 2006

Write Better CSS

Writing an effective stylesheet is a very important aspect of developing any particular Web site. Developing good habits in your coding style will really make life easier down the road as you learn more involved CSS techniques. The ability to become lost in your own code becomes a bigger reality with each line you write […]

Posted: February 19, 2006

An Introduction

Monday By Noon was established due to inspiration from sites such as Dustin Diaz’s Web Standards with Imagination, Roger Johansson’s 456 Berea St, fiftyfoureleven.com, and Zeldman.com. I understand that there are many sites missing from that list such as Eric Meyer’s meyerweb.com and webstandards.org, so consider that list the tip of the iceberg. I wanted […]

Posted: February 19, 2006

Site Launching Soon

Keep checking back for the launch of a new site dedicated to those who have an interest in reading and writing about Web design, development, standards, and semantics.

Posted: February 07, 2006

Hierarchy 1.0 is here

Posted: November 20, 1900