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     9  ~ 2014 sep 22insert table in wysiwyg editorWYSIWYG editor spec – Tables | AlastairCOne last thing an editor could (or should?) add for simple tables would be odd- row hooks for styling. I.e. for each even row add a class: <tr ...
     9  -4 2014 sep 19html for voiceoverVoiceover 2 – a WebDev's guide | AlastairCVoiceOver , the screen reader for Apple's OS X, has undergone a major ... Source order matters, so the linear order of the HTML should make ...
     9  ~ 2014 sep 15isert table in wysyg editor
     11  -4 2014 sep 19html vs voiceoverVoiceover HTML navigation updates | AlastairCThere were quite a few updates to the VoiceOver screen reader on OSX Leopard, not least of which was the new, very smooth voice “Alex”.
     11  +3 2014 sep 15javascript detect touchDetecting touch -based browsing | AlastairCI came across a situation recently where a JavaScript widget didn't 'work' on ... So the question becomes how do you detect that a touch -based ...
     11  ~ 2014 aug 30alastair campbell blogAlastairC | Kything web interactionsAlastairC. A technically oriented site about the web and how people use it by Alastair Campbell . Work - Nomensa · Google+ · Twitter Linked In Flickr. Blog posts.
     12  +3 2014 sep 23alastair campbellAlastairC. A technically oriented site about the web and how people use it by Alastair Campbell . Work - Nomensa · Google+ · Twitter Linked In Flickr ...
     13  +88 2014 sep 22detect touchPlease note, the method I outlined used ontouchmove , which was also picked up by Google Chrome 6. I changed it to use ongesturestart ...
     14  -1 2014 jul 24mac html validatorLocal W3C validator on OSX | AlastairCValidator S.A.C. (Stand Alone Complex) is a stand-alone, easy to install, version of the W3C's HTML / XHTML Markup Validator for Mac OS X.
     21  -8 2014 sep 23html conditional for safariConditional comments in CSS | AlastairCWith the advent of Internet Explorer 7 (IE 7), there is now little choice .... Google from phrases such as “ safari conditional comments”, and so I ...
     22  +13 2014 jul 28checking exim for bouncesAvoiding spam bounces | AlastairCLast year I got about ten thousand bounces in 3 weeks, and then it ... I joined the Exim users list, investigated and Googled first, checked the ...
     22  -1 2014 jul 22tinymce api edRemoving empty HTML tags from TinyMCE | AlastairCI messed around with some of the TinyMCE API events, ruling out ... other settings here setup : function( ed ) { // If there is no text content, return ...
     23  +44 2014 aug 12add external html tinymceWYSIWYG editors spec – Importing CSS | AlastairCThe output is easy to define, building on what HTML should be ... TinyMCE can load a separate style sheet, or it can use all the CSS and you ... FCKeditor allows you to add an external style sheet with a simple configuration:
     26  +13 2014 sep 28ie7 horizontal scrollbarIE7 Bug: scrolling under absolute positioning and negative marginIE7 Bug, horizontal scrollbar . If you have IE7 , you should have a scrollbar indication there is double the size of the screen width. If not, this is a ...
     29  +72 2014 oct 01cleaner gallery settingsClean Code Gallery | AlastairCReadme to come once I'm reasonably happy with it: gallery -code- cleaner .zip ... is added (probably to Settings > Misc) for a ' clean code' version of the gallery .
     29  +7 2014 sep 29div bassed wyswyg editorWYSIWYG editor spec – layouts | AlastairCPosted November 18, 2006 in Front-end code, WYSIWYG editors . ... Two column divs s, a blockquote , p aragraphs, a div with a class of 'box', and a clearing div . ... get very messy in current WYSIWYG editors , especially browser based ones.
     29  -12 2014 jul 16laser eye surgery stigmatismLaser eye surgery – an experience | AlastairCGetting laser eye surgery is something I've been thinking of for a ... the lasik with wavefront because I have a moderate to bad astigmatism , and ...
     29  +72 2014 jul 16laser eye surgery stigmatis
     30  -11 2014 aug 28laser eye surgery astigmatism
     32  +2 2014 sep 02local html validatorThere is a way that you can support the W3c validation service – by ... The HTML Validator Extension for Firefox is another way to run it locally .
     33  -11 2014 aug 20eye surgery astigmatismGetting laser eye surgery is something I've been thinking of for a while, ... to bad astigmatism , and it is supposed to give better results for that.
     34  -15 2014 sep 22conditional comments cssWith the advent of Internet Explorer 7 (IE 7), there is now little choice but to create separate style sheets for different browsers, at least for a ...
     34  ~ 2014 sep 02ccs nofollow firefoxIdentifying text-only nodes with CSS | AlastairCFloating ideas onto the CSS working group can be a frustrating ... That worked fine (in Firefox , Safari & Opera), but as you can see it is applied ...
     34  -7 2014 aug 02google audio captchaWhy does google use CAPTCHA ? | AlastairCRecently I noticed that Google will be supporting audio as well as visual CAPTCHA tests. This is so that those who can't see the screen can ...
     34  +13 2014 jul 28html table wysiwyg editorI use a macro in my text editor to convert from CSV to an HTML table ... Not even Dreamweaver supplies a WYSIWYG editor for complex tables, ...
     35  +5 2014 sep 24chrome detect javascript eventDetecting touch-based browsing | AlastairCI changed it to use ongesturestart , which excluded Chrome 6.
     40  +61 2014 aug 15ie conditional in cssWith the advent of Internet Explorer 7 ( IE 7), there is now little choice but to create separate style sheets for different browsers, at least for a ...
     42  -9 2014 sep 26w3c validator purposeThere is a way that you can support the W3c validation service – by not ... misleading statement, but I'll leave it for the purpose of the article).
     42  ~ 2014 jul 31voice over jumpVoiceOver , the screen reader for Apple's OS X, has undergone a ... a few ' navigate by structure' commands, such as jump to the next heading, ...
     42  -20 2014 jul 21why use captchaMatt May provided a great article on why you shouldn't use CAPTCHA in 2004. I won't repeat that, but the most relevant issues for me are that:.
     43  -19 2014 aug 14list of links webdevThe links functions have changed quite a bit, although you can still create a list of links ( VO – u ), you can now skip to visited links as well.
     43  -26 2014 jul 25click through windowWindow click throughs and scrolling | AlastairCJohn Gruber recently expounded on the problems with click through , which put simply: is when you click a control on a window / application ...
     45  -5 2014 sep 06ie7 position absoluteIE7 Bug, horizontal scrollbar. If you have IE7 , you should have a scrollbar indication there is double the size of the screen width. If not, this is a ...
     45  +23 2014 jul 27optical express bad reviewsI was only sacrificing my bad eye anyway, so it really didn't put me off. ..... It was put down to reaction to the steriods eye drops , optical Express  ...
     47  -15 2014 sep 30wysiwyg css file editorThe second building block of a modern WYSIWYG editor is how the ... Use all the CSS: The editor would load the standard CSS file (s) and use ...
     50  -23 2014 jul 17wordpress presentation themesCSUN: WordPress tweetup – accessible presentations | AlastairCThe first session I attended at CSUN was Joseph O'Connor's presentation on: Cities, making free accessible WordPress themes , and an ...
     52  +5 2014 oct 02wordpress fckeditor stylesFCKeditor allows you to add an external style sheet with a simple .... or a basic WordPress - style editor that allows you to select an area and ...
     54  -18 2014 sep 22css condition firefoxWith the exception of the *7 hack (which is invalid CSS anyway), Firefox 1.5, Safari 2, Opera 8.5 and now IE 7 cannot be differentiated by these ...
     57  -20 2014 oct 02text based layoutsFont- based layouts becoming fashionable? | AlastairCMy main point was that font- based layouts will cause issues for people ... Firefox 3 has a full zoom (rather than text -zoom), and you get pretty ...
     57  +3 2014 jul 29text only browsersBrowser zoom great for accessibility | AlastairCI consider text - only sizing a non-issue for new projects for three main ... All desktop browsers default to zoom, and regular people generally use ...
     58  +43 2014 jul 20detect javascript supportI came across a situation recently where a JavaScript widget didn't 'work' on ... The solution came from this article on Detecting event support  ...
     58  +9 2014 jul 19ipad width pixelsText size and screen ratios | AlastairCThe width of the Nexus 7 is 3.75″ inches, and of the iPad mini is 4.75″. ... (in Chrome), so how many pixels wide should the iPad mini be?
     59  -20 2014 oct 02astigmatism laser eye surgery
     59  +2 2014 aug 07optimax vs optical expressI really couldn't use a computer or watch television for those 4 days, and
     61  ~ 2014 aug 20tinymce load contentThen a class like # content .alignleft would add an 'alignleft' option for ... TinyMCE can load a separate style sheet, or it can use all the CSS and ...
     62  -10 2014 aug 10inman flash replacementStrange sIFR / screen-reader bug | AlastairCThe image replacement techniques were generally fine with a ... When I got to the sIFR method (scalable Inman Flash Replacement ), the ...
     63  +31 2014 aug 27css wysiwyg editorHowever, this is not very “ WYSIWYG ”, and if custom styles are applied it's difficult to tell. What you really want is for the editor to read the CSS  ...
     64  -27 2014 aug 20wordpress accessible theme
     64  +37 2014 aug 05simple html test pageSimple test cases for HTML elements - AlastairCSimple test cases for HTML elements. Links ( a ). A link to the bottom of the page . A link to Google. NB: Once you've visited one, does a screen reader announce ...
     65  -7 2014 sep 26ie7 double paddingIE7 Bug, horizontal scrollbar. If you have IE7 , you should have a scrollbar indication there is double the size of the screen width. If not, this is a fairly ... Add some padding to the containing (relative) element. Add a width to the ...
     66  ~ 2014 oct 02if lte ieNested conditional comments | AlastairCFor example, trying to target IE 6 and 7 defensively, this 'and' operator should work: <!--[ if (gte IE 6)&( lt IE 8)]> [import this style sheet] <![endif]––>.
     66  -27 2014 aug 11scalable inman flash replacementProblem. When I got to the sIFR method ( scalable Inman Flash Replacement ), the Windows based screen readers read out the heading twice.
     66  +9 2014 jul 26table css templateCSS tables verses layout tables | AlastairCIt's been something that designers have wanted better control of ever since CSS started to be considered the best way to layout HTML pages: ...
     69  -2 2014 sep 02overflow-x cross browserXHTML disrupted by Mobile access | AlastairCI might be able to use an IE only overflow - x or y rule to get over it, I'm ... work at all cross - browser is using overflow: scroll; with lots of padding.
     70  +11 2014 sep 29mobile browsing at homeRaising the bar of mobile browsing | AlastairCMobile browsing has been, frankly, rubbish so far. Molly E. ... Opera Mobile's rendering in small screen mode of my home page. With my shiny ...
     70  +2 2014 aug 19wysiwyg editor javascriptAccessible WYSIWYG editors part 1 – The problem | AlastairCInterface example of a JavaScript based editor . ... Often these are WYSIWYG ( What you see is what you get) editors , that provide a Microsoft ...
     70  ~ 2014 jul 22detect mobile browser javascriptI came across a situation recently where a JavaScript widget didn't 'work' on ... The iPhone (and I assume other mobile browsers ) show this in a ...
     71  -33 2014 aug 29accessible wordpress themes
     71  ~ 2014 aug 03mobile detection javascriptI came across a situation recently where a JavaScript widget didn't 'work' ... becomes how do you detect that a touch-based device is in use?
     74  -4 2014 sep 24measure pixels on screen firefoxIn defence of pixels | AlastairCusing pixels as a measurement unit messes up zooming for users who require it because ... media queries work very well for accessibility in IE and Firefox . Also, what is wrong with using a unit that is a property of your screen ?
     74  +2 2014 aug 23wysing editor javascript
     74  -32 2014 jul 26debian backup mysql databaseBackups on Debian Linux | AlastairCI have a file which includes several database backups like this ... MySQL dump is another method, there's a useful article on backing up with ...
     76  +4 2014 sep 12html validator firefoxYou can run it as a program by installing the Validator SAC : ... The HTML Validator Extension for Firefox is another way to run it locally.
     76  ~ 2014 aug 14detecting mobile browsersWell, we all know object detection beats browser detection , but what object ... The iPhone (and I assume other mobile browsers ) show this in a ...
     77  -1 2014 sep 29after laser eye surgeryGetting laser eye surgery is something I've been thinking of for a while, and finally decided to take the plunge last December. This post is for ...
     77  -5 2014 sep 04html validator firefox 5
     77  +1 2014 sep 01drupal web development bristolBristol Council CMS discussion | AlastairCIt assumes people unfamiliar with the website's development will edit it. Even if a .... Bristol has a huge Drupal developer base (200 +) and PHP ...
     77  +8 2014 aug 14text only browserThis post was motivated by Denis Boudreau's Why Browser Zoom ... I consider text - only sizing a non-issue for new projects for three main ...
     77  +5 2014 aug 13javascript wysiwyg editor
     78  -26 2014 sep 27usability guidelines governmentUsability myths and professionals | AlastairCThat only filtered and packaged government -approved usability ... However, I still standby this: “no usability guideline is black and white, and ...
     78  ~ 2014 aug 28tinymce vs fckeditorTinyMCE can load a separate style sheet, or it can use all the CSS ... Whereas TinyMCE keeps all the configurations in one file, FCKeditor has ...
     79  ~ 2014 sep 20invalid hrml 都はInvalid HTML interfering with accessibility | AlastairCEvery now and then you come across an example of code that slaps you around the face and demonstrates that you really do have to make ...
     79  ~ 2014 sep 01detect chrome javascriptI changed it to use ongesturestart , which excluded Chrome 6. ... I came across a situation recently where a JavaScript widget didn't 'work' on ...
     81  +6 2014 aug 24wysiwyg javascript editorInterface example of a JavaScript based editor . ... Often these are WYSIWYG ( What you see is what you get ) editors , that provide a Microsoft ...
     81  +20 2014 aug 24editor css wysiwyg
     81  ~ 2014 aug 17image zoom firefoxBrowser Zoom Comparison | AlastairCScreen shot of the BBC news site demonstrating the effect of zoom . ... (NB: Firefox has an image zoom extension, but it isn't aiming to be a ...
     82  -23 2014 sep 05ie7 margin
     82  +19 2014 aug 09wysiwyg css editor
     82  -2 2014 jul 28ipad box sizeHow to hold your iPad | AlastairCCSS Pixel sizes reveal the distance manufacturers think you should hold a device
     83  -41 2014 aug 14ems to pixelsRelative pixels | AlastairCBrowsers translate EMs to pixels anyway, so why add a layer of abstraction? It is actually difficult for users to change the text size in browsers ...
     85  ~ 2014 sep 17noshos browserZooming bug in Webkit | AlastairCI've noticed a bug in Webkit browsers (Chrome and Safari) that impacts .... Also the # noShow element doesn't even have to be on the page.
     86  -61 2014 aug 15flash scalling imagesCSUN: Scaling Web Accessibility at Facebook | AlastairCScaling web accessibility with Jeffrey Wieland, Ramya Sethuraman, George ... Before she showed images announced as 'link', no alt text.
     87  -13 2014 sep 17firefox html validator
     87  +1 2014 jul 28optical express laserGetting laser eye surgery is something I've been thinking of for a while, ..... It was put down to reaction to the steriods eye drops , optical Express  ...
     88  -54 2014 aug 22presentation themes wordpres
     90  ~ 2014 jul 25invisible clock redCSUN: Invisible Visualization: Accessible Information Graphics with Doug shows a visual illusion of a pie chart with red , yellow and blue ... We had to learn all these chart types: bar, pie, flow, gant, clock etc.
     91  -5 2014 jul 28css selected textIdentifying text -only nodes with CSS | AlastairCFloating ideas onto the CSS working group can be a frustrating experience, ... ways you might think you could select links that only contain text .
     92  +9 2014 sep 12optical express eye surgeryGetting laser eye surgery is something I've been thinking of for a while, ..... to the steriods eye drops , optical Express did the cataract surgery .
     93  -21 2014 aug 06light box pop overAccessible content pop - over example - AlastairCA pop - over (sometimes called a " lightbox ") is where some content appears over the page. Generally it (should) prevent access to the page until the pop - over is ...
     95  -28 2014 aug 23css table layouts
     95  ~ 2014 aug 16wavefront laser eye surgeryGetting laser eye surgery is something I've been thinking of for a ... I was offered the lasik with wavefront because I have a moderate to bad ...
     95  +6 2014 jul 26font for fashionFont -based layouts becoming fashionable ? | AlastairCThe (browser) landscape is changing, as are the fashion in layouts, but not ... My main point was that font -based layouts will cause issues for ...
     96  +5 2014 aug 10css editor wysiwyg
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