Archive for the ‘HTML’ Category

Nesting label and input elements.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

Beast-blog has a good article on why you should avoid nesting input element within label elements.

Inaccessible Label-Wrapped Form Inputs

Canvas

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006

A couple of Canvas[1] releated links, the element introduced by Apple but is now standardized by the WHATWG working group[2] and is currently supported in Firefox, Opera and Safari. For IE one can use ExplorerCanvas made by Google.

References

  1. http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#canvas
  2. http://www.whatwg.org/

Accesible Forms

Thursday, February 16th, 2006

Link list to articles about writing accessible forms and usability.
The last two links are about styling form control and how they render in the different browsers under different OS.

Alt text

Thursday, May 19th, 2005

Just a couple of links for future references. Both these sites explains the right use of the alt attribute and the difference between alt and title. Often one sees that people forgets or just uses bad alt texts. You also see that people mix-up the different attributes alt and title using alt for title or vice versa.