Let’s assume that you have a chunk of body copy and you place it inside a container. Question 1: is there an optimal line length for copy? The optimal line length for your body text is considered to be 50-70 characters per line. Question 2: What type of unit should you use to control the […]
There are a lot of very clever responsive table solutions available now. There are solutions that flip the table on it’s side, convert it to a pie chart, gradually reduce the columns, allow users to determine columns, and even allow partial scrolling across the table. All of them are very clever. However, there are concerns […]
An introduction to the changing world of CSS. Slides from Brisbane Web Designer Meetup 13 March 2013.
I recently received the following question: I tried to add the “required” attribute to the <select> element but now my page won’t validate. Is the “required” not allowed on a <select> element? Answer First of all, the “required” attribute is used to specify that the element is a required part of the form submission. The […]
Tip 1: Creating a narrow viewport in Chrome Have you ever noticed that some browsers (such as Safari, Chrome and Firefox) do not allow you to reduce the width of the viewport narrower than a certain point? To allow Chrome to show pages at narrower sizes: Step 1. Right click or Control click anywhere on […]