Simon Willison’s Weblog


Wednesday, 23rd October 2002

The Web Style Guide

Spotted in Ordinary Life’s new bookmarks, the Web Style Guide is a full online book covering all kinds of different aspects of web design. I’ve only glanced through it so far but it appears to have some excellent material on the design process, typography and editorial style. There is a good focus on usability and accessibility but web standards don’t really get much coverage, and CSS for layout is discouraged in favour of tables for reasons of browser support.

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CSS short hand

Introduction to CSS shorthand properties (via webgraphics, via Glish).

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