October 2002 Archives

Pumpkin traffic
Holiday content can be a tremendous driver of traffic to your Web site. I’m getting over a thousand visitors a day searching for the pumpkin carving links I posted a year ago.
October 30, 2002 - 58 words,

Commercial CSS layout
Here’s a couple of large-scale Web sites that use CSS instead of tables for layout. Do you know of others?
October 29, 2002 - 100 words, 4 comments

Open letter to Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble screwed up by sending a marketing email to people who told them they didn’t want to get email, made it difficult to change email preferences, and then ignored their mistake.
October 29, 2002 - 542 words, 20 comments

Flash avoidance
Designing with Flash? make sure you provide alternate content to the growing masses who don’t have the Flash plugin.
October 27, 2002 - 183 words, 3 comments

ADA rulings
Two different court rulings on applying the Americans with Disabilities Act to Web sites. And they disagree.
October 21, 2002 - 98 words,

Embrace the medium
The Web is different than print, television, or any other medium. To be successful, designers must embrace those differences.
October 15, 2002 - 450 words, 4 comments

Double spaces
Responding to Scott Johnson’s challenge, an MT plugin for converting spaces.
October 14, 2002 - 63 words, 12 comments

Sorting Amazon
Amazon’s backend is showing and they are revealing some interesting flaws in their system.
October 10, 2002 - 286 words,

Content Publishing
If you are familiar with publishing, it shouldn’t be difficult to understand content management.
October 9, 2002 - 107 words,

Deny everything
When thinking security, only open what is neccessary. Block everything else, including the unknown.
October 3, 2002 - 118 words,

Sanitary comments
The Sanitize plugin improves security for outside HTML on Movable Type Weblogs.
October 3, 2002 - 143 words, 1 comment

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