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8 items tagged “jeffrey-zeldman”


A suggestion for a business. Sooner or later, some hosting company is going to figure out that it can provide a service and make a killing (as it were) by offering ten-, twenty-, and hundred-year packets of posthumous hosting. A hundred years is not eternity, but you are not Shakespeare, and it’s a start.

Jeffrey Zeldman

# 24th January 2010, 1:40 pm / death, hosting, jeffrey-zeldman


In defense of web developers. Zeldman: “The social benefit of rethinking markup sealed the deal. XHTML’s introduction in 2000, and its emphasis on rules of construction, gave web standards evangelists like me a platform on which to hook a program of semantic markup replacing the bloated and unsustainable tag soup of the day.”

# 7th July 2009, 3:52 pm / html5, jeffrey-zeldman, markup, web-standards, xhtml

Jeffrey Zeldman: XHTML WTF. Reading the comments, it’s scary how many people are totally ill-informed about HTML5 and XHTML5.

# 4th July 2009, 1:22 am / education, html5, jeffrey-zeldman, web-standards, xhtml5


Web design is the creation of digital environments that facilitate and encourage human activity; reflect or adapt to individual voices and content; and change gracefully over time while always retaining their identity.

Jeffrey Zeldman

# 20th November 2007, 11:44 pm / alistapart, design, jeffrey-zeldman, webdesign

XRAY web developer’s suite (via) Smart new bookmarklet from westciv—kind of like Steve Chipman’s MODI but with the addition of the canvas element for box model visualisation.

# 30th July 2007, 5:11 pm / bookmarklet, canvas, javascript, jeffrey-zeldman, steve-chipman, westciv, xray

Let there be web divisions. A call to arms from Jeffrey Zeldman: organisations need Web divisions that operate separately from Marketing and IT.

# 5th July 2007, 1:34 am / jeffrey-zeldman


Flamin’ CSS

Dave Winer, in a follow up to his recent CSS problems:

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Fixing IE6

Jeffrey Zeldman on fixing A List Apart for IE6:

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