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Client side scripting
General
Posted: 5 Aug 2007   Updated: 5 Aug 2007   Views: 66,464   Rating: 3.69/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.33
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Learn how to use unobtrusive JavaScript to automatically open all PDFs in a new window.
HTML / CSS
CSS
Posted: 31 Aug 2004   Updated: 28 Sep 2004   Views: 264,797   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 79   Popularity: 8.85
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Ten tricks to make life easier
Posted: 8 Dec 2004   Updated: 8 Dec 2004   Views: 42,539   Rating: 4.25/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 4.09
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By using CSS shorthand properties you can reduce the size of your CSS document even more.
Posted: 5 Aug 2006   Updated: 5 Aug 2006   Views: 25,548   Rating: 4.22/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.95
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Internet Explorer 7 has different (and better) support for CSS than any of its predecessors - find out what implications this may have for your website.
Posted: 5 Aug 2006   Updated: 5 Aug 2006   Views: 53,583   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 44   Popularity: 7.66
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Follow up to the popular article, Ten CSS tricks you may not know - learn something new and see how many you already know!
Posted: 13 Jan 2007   Updated: 13 Jan 2007   Views: 45,700   Rating: 4.39/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.89
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Internet Explorer 7 now supports a number of new CSS commands - find out what these are and how to use them.
Posted: 12 Apr 2007   Updated: 12 Apr 2007   Views: 33,281   Rating: 4.52/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.31
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A print stylesheet will automatically make all your webpages print-friendly. Find out how to make one with this definitive guide.
Posted: 29 Mar 2008   Updated: 29 Mar 2008   Views: 12,983   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 2.54
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Don't let your stylesheet files get out of control - follow these guidelines right from the start and you'll easily be able to manage and update your CSS files.
Posted: 12 Aug 2010   Updated: 12 Aug 2010   Views: 17,418   Rating: 3.91/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 3.80
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 22   Downloaded: 0
CSS3 is here and gives more power to web developers than ever before. Read through our top 10 CSS3 commands and unleash its power!
General
Posted: 9 Jul 2004   Updated: 9 Jul 2004   Views: 113,267   Rating: 4.48/5    Votes: 38   Popularity: 7.07
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10 Tips to improve responsiveness for your reeades
Posted: 4 Apr 2005   Updated: 4 Apr 2005   Views: 35,900   Rating: 3.67/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 3.50
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Anyone who knows anything about web accessibility knows that images need alternative, or ALT, text assigned to them
Posted: 4 Apr 2005   Updated: 4 Apr 2005   Views: 53,419   Rating: 4.11/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 4.43
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More and more web developers are ditching tables and coming round to the idea of using CSS to control the layout of their site. With the many benefits of using CSS, such as quicker download time, improved accessibility and easier site management, why not?
Posted: 29 Mar 2008   Updated: 29 Mar 2008   Views: 10,743   Rating: 2.38/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 1.85
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 17   Downloaded: 0
Web developers often make the same errors as each other when implementing accessibility - find out what these are and how to avoid making these mistakes.
IE4+
Posted: 24 May 2004   Updated: 24 May 2004   Views: 65,028   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.00
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Using CSS and text instead of relying on graphics
Web Services
General
Posted: 7 Aug 2008   Updated: 7 Aug 2008   Views: 12,449   Rating: 1.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.30
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A basic introduction to user interviews, a great way to build research on your users and help improve the usability of your site.
Expression
General
Posted: 10 Aug 2010   Updated: 10 Aug 2010   Views: 7,662   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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A successful affiliate marketing campaign will only happen - and remain long term - with successful relationships. Discover exactly what you need to do to build up these relationships.
Usability
Accessibility
Posted: 14 Jun 2004   Updated: 14 Jun 2004   Views: 20,986   Rating: 3.71/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.24
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What is web accessibility & why is it important?
Posted: 14 Feb 2005   Updated: 14 Feb 2005   Views: 18,663   Rating: 3.54/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 4.05
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Web accessibility has so many benefits that I really do wonder why such a large number of websites have such diabolically bad accessibility
Posted: 14 Feb 2005   Updated: 14 Feb 2005   Views: 25,142   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 3.82
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An additional benefit of website accessibility is an improved performance in search engines.
Posted: 11 May 2005   Updated: 11 May 2005   Views: 20,040   Rating: 3.82/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 2.98
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As soon as new site visitors arrive at your website the first thing they need to know, before anything else, is what you do. This oh-so-overlooked yet such basic of information can be communicated to your site visitors in a number of different ways.
Posted: 11 May 2005   Updated: 11 May 2005   Views: 22,659   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.41
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The needs of screen magnifier users are overlooked when implementing web accessibility on to websites. Some of the basic principles for improving accessibility and usability for screen magnifiers users, also increase usability for everyone. Listed are six ways to improve accessibility and usability.
Posted: 24 May 2006   Updated: 24 May 2006   Views: 19,004   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.20
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Find out how to go beyond the W3C accessibility guidelines and offer a truly accessible web experience.
Posted: 26 Nov 2006   Updated: 26 Nov 2006   Views: 14,094   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.90
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Accessibility is currently in a great state of change - find out what the future holds for web accessibility and how this may affect your website.
Posted: 26 Nov 2006   Updated: 26 Nov 2006   Views: 19,146   Rating: 4.18/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.00
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WCAG 2.0, the second version of the W3C's accessibility guidelines are soon to be released - find out what accessibility experts at Webcredible think of these new guidelines.
Posted: 13 Jan 2007   Updated: 13 Jan 2007   Views: 21,951   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Article outlining the difference between the two accessibility evaluation methods: The accessibility audit and accessibility testing.
Posted: 5 Aug 2007   Updated: 5 Aug 2007   Views: 13,975   Rating: 3.67/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.75
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The unique requirements for motor impaired web users can often be overlooked - find out what you need to do for your website.
Content
Posted: 6 Jul 2008   Updated: 6 Jul 2008   Views: 15,928   Rating: 2.29/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 1.93
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Persuading people to do what you want them to do on your website isn't as hard as you think. Read through these top tips so your online conversion rates can soar!
Posted: 6 Jul 2008   Updated: 6 Jul 2008   Views: 12,723   Rating: 1.31/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 0.79
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Find out how to increase cross-selling and up-selling on your website. Doing so will help you sell more items and keep customers coming back to your site again and again.
Design
Posted: 5 Aug 2007   Updated: 5 Aug 2007   Views: 16,370   Rating: 4.55/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.22
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Split A/B testing is ideal for testing two web page designs to find out which is the best. Find out how A/B testing works and when to use it.
Posted: 5 Aug 2007   Updated: 5 Aug 2007   Views: 26,942   Rating: 3.38/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 2.86
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Find out the pros and cons of eye tracking, showing you when you should and perhaps shouldn't use it.
Posted: 5 Aug 2007   Updated: 5 Aug 2007   Views: 16,187   Rating: 3.43/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.64
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Follow these top tips and make sure site visitors know where they are on your site at all times.
Posted: 12 Aug 2010   Updated: 12 Aug 2010   Views: 5,223   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Designing Visualisations: Applying User-centered Guidelines
Posted: 29 Mar 2008   Updated: 27 Sep 2010   Views: 12,825   Rating: 1.53/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 0.92
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ustomisable websites have recently become more and more popular - get the lowdown on when and why you should and shouldn't allow users to change pages on your website.
General
Posted: 19 Apr 2004   Updated: 19 Apr 2004   Views: 25,225   Rating: 1.73/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 2.17
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The basics of web usability.
Posted: 26 May 2004   Updated: 26 May 2004   Views: 40,854   Rating: 3.60/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 3.89
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Web usability is no longer enough
Posted: 11 May 2005   Updated: 11 May 2005   Views: 24,237   Rating: 4.08/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.38
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A website is like an information flow, with you as the provider and your site visitors as the receivers of the information. If you don't plan your website with this in mind, you could find yourself with a brand new website that solves all your immediate needs... but not those of your site visitors.
Posted: 17 Nov 2007   Updated: 17 Nov 2007   Views: 8,870   Rating: 3.67/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.10
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Integrating usability into any organisation can be a difficult and isolating experience. Get the lowdown on how to achieve this within your organisation.
Posted: 17 Nov 2007   Updated: 17 Nov 2007   Views: 40,022   Rating: 4.10/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.96
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Usability and page design for Websites on mobile phones is very different to that of PCs. These essential mobile usability guidelines will help ensure your site works well for mobile visitors.
Posted: 17 Nov 2007   Updated: 17 Nov 2007   Views: 13,877   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 10   Downloaded: 0
The use of effective images to sell online is crucial. Read through these essential guidelines and find out how to use images to increase conversion rates.
Posted: 29 Mar 2008   Updated: 29 Mar 2008   Views: 15,787   Rating: 2.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 0
Customisable websites have recently become more and more popular - get the lowdown on when and why you should and shouldn't allow users to change pages on your website.
Posted: 6 Jul 2008   Updated: 6 Jul 2008   Views: 10,967   Rating: 1.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.30
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
With people having to remember more and more usernames, passwords and PINs, it's crucial that any online security offers the best possible usability. Find out how you can help customers remember their passwords and continue using your website in the long-term.
Posted: 2 Sep 2008   Updated: 2 Sep 2008   Views: 9,904   Rating: 1.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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A guide to using online video on your site to offer more enticing content.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010   Updated: 15 Jun 2010   Views: 9,607   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.53
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When designing a website, there are key user behaviours that should be taken into account. But in order to take them into account, it helps to know them. Below are 10 of the more interesting and less well-known user behaviours that regularly occur in user testing.
Links
Posted: 3 Oct 2004   Updated: 3 Oct 2004   Views: 39,355   Rating: 4.74/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.27
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Because of this unique ‘choose-your-own adventure’ way the Internet is structured, it's essential that we can find and understand links quickly
Posted: 2 Nov 2004   Updated: 2 Nov 2004   Views: 24,881   Rating: 3.52/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 3.66
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Site visitors will leave your site. And there's nothing you can do about this.
Posted: 11 May 2005   Updated: 11 May 2005   Views: 27,843   Rating: 3.53/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.19
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How to build up links to your website.
Search Engines
Posted: 29 Aug 2004   Updated: 29 Aug 2004   Views: 76,792   Rating: 4.21/5    Votes: 55   Popularity: 7.33
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That's right - this search engine optimisation article is telling you not to submit your website to any search engines
Posted: 26 Nov 2006   Updated: 26 Nov 2006   Views: 28,537   Rating: 4.09/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.11
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Filtering and sorting are essential for helping users find the products they're looking for. Find out how to make best use of this essential functionality.
Testing
Posted: 13 Jan 2007   Updated: 13 Jan 2007   Views: 14,338   Rating: 2.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Article outlining the difference between the two usability evaluation methods: The expert usability review and usability testing.
Design and Architecture
General
Posted: 5 Aug 2006   Updated: 5 Aug 2006   Views: 13,334   Rating: 1.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.45
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Automated accessibility testing tools can be useful, but there are a number of disadvantages with relying on them.
Posted: 12 Apr 2007   Updated: 12 Apr 2007   Views: 12,576   Rating: 3.29/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 1.98
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Issues of online trust have evolved as web 2.0 is becoming more widespread - find out what implications this has for your website.
Scrapbook
General
Posted: 15 Jun 2010   Updated: 15 Jun 2010   Views: 6,630   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Social media has never been so prevalent. Everywhere we turn, we see the constant reference to social media. So it's little surprise that an understanding to social media is a must for every type of organisation and the key element to success is content - targeted and constant.
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Trenton Moss
Web Developer
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Trenton Moss is crazy about usability and accessibility - so crazy that he founded Webcredible, an industry leading user experience consultancy, to help make the Internet a better place for everyone. He's very good at information architecture and interaction design.


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