Re: [WSG] Accessible Slideshow

2011-12-06 Thread David Laakso
On 12/6/11 12:44 PM, Ted Drake wrote: trimmed These are just some of the features I would look for in an accessible slideshow. -- Ted Drake Does such a slideshow exist; and, if so, can you please point to one that uses those features... and, includes any other features that are

[WSG] Desktop. Tablet. Mobile.

2011-12-05 Thread David Laakso
Comments and suggestions welcome. This end OS X 10.4: Parallels IE 6/7/8 on IETester. Android/2.2.2 with Opera Mobile and OperaMini. http://chelseacreekstudio.com/z/z.php Best, Jimi Hendrix -- Desktop. Laptop. Tablet. Mobile! http://chelseacreekstudio.com/

Re: [WSG] Using ellipsis to indicate truncated overflow content

2011-11-15 Thread David Laakso
On 11/15/11 12:49 AM, Grant Bailey wrote: Is anyone able to offer suggestions as to how demonstrate to the user that overflow content has been truncated, like this (see attachment). Grant Bailey I guess the question for me is whether I understand the question??? Set width in %,

Re: [WSG] media queries can't understand body tag

2011-09-29 Thread David Laakso
I did figure it after my post, from xcode's web inspector, a feature I never used before until today. Tee Care to share what you found out? Thanks. ~d -- Desktop. Laptop. Tablet. Mobile! http://chelseacreekstudio.com/

Re: [WSG] media queries can't understand body tag

2011-09-29 Thread David Laakso
On 9/29/11 5:28 PM, tee wrote: Trying to figure all these another question has arisen. Take iPad for example which supports portrait and landscape, so if I have two separate images target for the two, doesn't it load two images? Say, I first view a page from landscape and this loads the image

Re: [WSG] media queries can't understand body tag

2011-09-28 Thread David Laakso
On 9/28/11 8:27 PM, Hassan Schroeder wrote: Maybe the third time's the charm -- Oh, easy for Leonardo! -- Dylan Thomas -- Desktop. Laptop. Tablet. Mobile! http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ *** List Guidelines:

Re: [WSG] RE: WSG Digest

2011-09-27 Thread David Laakso
On 9/27/11 5:04 AM, Dave Smith wrote: Hi Tee When trying the max/min width approach, was the Meta Viewport Tag used? ::trim:: all the best, Dave @davesmiths Try also, simply: metaname=viewport content=width=device-width ~d -- Desktop. Laptop. Tablet. Mobile!

Re: [WSG] media queries can't understand body tag

2011-09-27 Thread David Laakso
On 9/27/11 10:29 PM, tee wrote: Hi Tom, Thank you. I don't know how to check it either, I have iPad and iPod, so would like to learn how to check too. tee Not terribly scientific but simply clear the cache on the iPad and the iPhone and view the page. You'll know whether it is loading

Re: [WSG] media queries can't understand body tag

2011-09-27 Thread David Laakso
On 9/27/11 11:44 PM, Tom Livingston wrote: David, with nothing but mobile Safari, if I hit a page with multiple queries or an element specced as display:none but has a bg image, how to you *verify* that an unwanted image loads anyway or not? There's no inspector that I'm aware of like desktop

Re: [WSG] media queries: device-width vs max/min width

2011-09-25 Thread David Laakso
On 9/25/11 5:38 PM, tee wrote: I would love to hear what other think about the approach for device-width vs max/min width. tee The approach to responsive web design is not particularly difficult. Your castle in the air needs a simple and solid foundation. That's the key. The one-size

Re: [WSG] media queries can't understand body tag

2011-09-18 Thread David Laakso
On 9/18/11 5:43 PM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote: On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 4:34 PM, teeweblis...@gmail.com wrote: Hmmm, media queries can't understand body tag; a id or class for the tag is needed. Spec on W3C site doesn't indicate though as I see example like so: @media all { body {

Re: [WSG] How do you cater to users with disabilities?

2011-08-23 Thread David Laakso
On 8/23/11 3:53 AM, Mike Kear wrote: Mike Kear http://afpwebworks.com Setting the fonts at user default and ditching Verdana is the first place to start... *** List Guidelines:

Re: [WSG] How do you cater to users with disabilities?

2011-08-23 Thread David Laakso
On 8/23/11 2:07 PM, Chris F.A. Johnson wrote: On Tue, 23 Aug 2011, David Laakso wrote: On 8/23/11 3:53 AM, Mike Kear wrote: Mike Kear http://afpwebworks.com Setting the fonts at user default Absolutely! and ditching Verdana is the first place to start... Totally irrelevant

Re: [WSG] How do you cater to users with disabilities?

2011-08-23 Thread David Laakso
On 8/23/11 7:32 PM, Tom Ditmars wrote: On 2011-08-23 19:12, David Laakso wrote: It is relevant only if you are one of the few on the planet who are concerned with typography and see Verdana for what it is at default: pug-ugly. While that might be your opinion, it's not necessarily relevant

Re: [WSG] How do you cater to users with disabilities?

2011-08-23 Thread David Laakso
On 8/23/11 10:32 PM, tee wrote: Then this will do... body { font-family: sans-serif; } If you ever do this, I strongly suggest you test it on older Windows System. tee Each and everyone of you win. I give-up. I have taken a coil of rope to the woods. Farewell.

Re: [WSG] iOS Safaro issue (?): Fixed and Absolute position

2011-08-10 Thread David Laakso
On 8/10/11 10:30 PM, tee wrote: iOS Safari has rendering issue with fixed position, that is, the element will stay at the middle of the page when the hight of content is longer than the device height. Anyway to get around this? tee I think position:fixed works on iOS5...

Re: [WSG] html5 quest: figure

2011-07-18 Thread David Laakso
On 7/18/11 7:47 PM, tee wrote: Or maybe the question should be , can a single figure contains many figcaption? And use it for slidershow's markup. Thanks! tee Not really sure whether this answers your question from an article in html5 doctor but either way you may want to check it for

[WSG] OperaMini

2011-07-16 Thread David Laakso
What will stop this test-case [1] from jumping from default to a larger font-size in OperaMini in /landscape/ view (resumes default with reload)? It is fine in OperaMini portrait view. And on the same device there is no problem in portrait /or/ landscape view in Android/2.2.2 and Opera Mobile.

Re: [WSG] mobile

2011-06-10 Thread David Laakso
Greetings from San Juan, Puerto Rico. re: http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ Thanks all. Best, Milagros Sanchez *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe:

[WSG] mobile

2011-06-09 Thread David Laakso
Greetings from San Juan, Puerto Rico. re: http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ Constructive comments are always welcome. Specifically we are interested to know if the images within the portfolio section fill the window horizontally in both portrait and landscape view in handsets smaller than 320

Re: [WSG] Site test?

2011-05-22 Thread David Laakso
On 5/21/11 5:22 PM, Telford Computer Doctor wrote: Just in the process of designing a website for a client, just wondering whether iPad, iPhone, mobile users could give me some feedback as to the jQuery used - whether it works basically. http://www.telfordcomputerdoctor.co.uk/lt Only the

Re: [WSG] Can I have a Safari check?

2011-05-09 Thread David Laakso
On 5/9/11 4:02 PM, tee wrote: http://208.43.169.106/m151/index.php/patterns.html Add the product to cart. What do you see after that? tee Mac OS X 10.4.11 Safari 4.1.3(4533.19.4) test was added to your shopping cart. http://208.43.169.106/m151/index.php/checkout/cart/ Best, ~d --

Re: [WSG] Desktop. Tablet. Mobile.

2011-05-06 Thread David Laakso
On 5/6/11 11:42 AM, Chris F.A. Johnson wrote: On Fri, 6 May 2011, David Laakso wrote: This end... Desktop: OS X 10.4 Tablet: No got. Mobile: OperaMini os SanyoMirro 4 BoostMobile. uri: http://chelseacreekstudio.com/m/ Text is cut off: http://t.cfaj.ca/mentor.jpg In what OS, in what

Re: [WSG] Desktop. Tablet. Mobile.

2011-05-06 Thread David Laakso
uri: http://chelseacreekstudio.com/m/ ~d Thanks to all of you who took time to view the site and share your thoughts and opinions... Best, ~d -- http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ http://chelseacreekstudio.com/fa/ ***

[WSG] Desktop. Tablet. Mobile.

2011-05-05 Thread David Laakso
First-pass. Comments and suggestions appreciated. This end... Desktop: OS X 10.4 Tablet: No got. Mobile: OperaMini os SanyoMirro 4 BoostMobile. uri: http://chelseacreekstudio.com/m/ Thanks. Best, ~d -- http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ http://chelseacreekstudio.com/fa/

Re: [WSG] Mobile detection using CSS media queries

2011-05-03 Thread David Laakso
On 5/3/11 3:16 AM, Caleb Wong wrote: Hi, Is it safe to use just css media to target mobile devices such as iphone, blackberry, android phones? And assume if I'm only embedding 1 stylesheet with various media queries in it, would there be any lag in the page style load? Has anyone got some

Re: [WSG] what could be the cause that Safari can't load a page?

2011-03-31 Thread David Laakso
On 3/31/11 6:09 PM, tee wrote: http://bit.ly/eKE1He (safe to click - I made the shorten url myself, but if you rather not clicking it, that's ok. The link goes to a blogger's site). tee The load is continuous. OS X 10.4 Safari/4.1.3 Had to force quit on video error. Check markup:

Re: [WSG] what could be the cause that Safari can't load a page?

2011-03-31 Thread David Laakso
On 3/31/11 10:52 PM, tee wrote: The load is continuous. OS X 10.4 Safari/4.1.3 Had to force quit on video error. Check markup: http://html5.validator.nu/ ~d Thanks. The first video link on the right column? tee Yes, I thi/m/k so. As ever, ~quasimodo --

Re: [WSG] Aside and section

2011-01-24 Thread David Laakso
On 1/24/11 2:41 PM, Tom Livingston wrote: Is it ok to nestsection elements inside theaside element? Can't come up with anything about this scenario on Google... I'll have a first real attempt at an HTML5 page for critique soon... Yes. http://gsnedders.html5.org/outliner/

Re: [WSG] Aside and section

2011-01-24 Thread David Laakso
On 1/24/11 4:37 PM, David Laakso wrote: On 1/24/11 2:41 PM, Tom Livingston wrote: Is it ok to nestsection elements inside theaside element? Can't come up with anything about this scenario on Google... I'll have a first real attempt at an HTML5 page for critique soon... Yes. Best, ~d

Re: [WSG] Lightbox++ and mobiles etc

2011-01-18 Thread David Laakso
On 1/18/11 6:49 AM, designer wrote: I making an html5 site with a few galleries, each one being a grid of images 4 rows of three thumbnails. Clicking the thumbnails provides a 600px wide image via lightbox++. The images are all 600px wide, but the heights are different. When it comes to

Re: [WSG] nav or menu?

2011-01-09 Thread David Laakso
On 1/9/11 7:44 AM, designer wrote: Hi LG, I am making a site (html5) which has a nav section at the top of each page. Some pages will also have a 'menu' which will be a short list of links to other pages in the site, and these will appear lower down in the content of the page. Instinct

Re: [WSG] CSS lists

2011-01-08 Thread David Laakso
On 1/7/11 8:10 PM, Thierry Koblentz wrote: Hi all, Besides the CSS-D list, which CSS lists would you recommend subscribing to? Thanks, -- Thierry These come to mind??? The appropriate w3c list, and... http://www.sitepoint.com/forums/ http://csscreator.com/ http://bytes.com/ Best, ~d --

Re: [WSG] Detecting Mobile user agent - what methods work best?

2011-01-07 Thread David Laakso
On 07/01/2011 04:10, Mike Kear wrote: I have to convert a client site to enable phone users to use the site and I was wondering what is the best method to detect the mobile user agent and switch the css sheet? On mobile strategy: Bruce Lawson

Re: [WSG] mobile

2010-12-30 Thread David Laakso
On 12/30/10 9:10 AM, Rick Faircloth wrote: Two comments... 1)I recommend a Home link on all pages. I tried to get back Home and couldn't find a way to get there, until I just happened to click on your name at the top. 2)Just a minor thing, but I think the Show / Hide Details would look

Re: [WSG] mobile

2010-12-30 Thread David Laakso
http://chelseacreekstudio.com/fa/ No doubt about it. You folks inspire an empire state of mind both on and off-list. Thanks! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UjsXo9l6I8 Best, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys PS Have one! *** List

[WSG] mobile

2010-12-29 Thread David Laakso
If anyone has time to check this site [portrait/landscape] in their mobile device it is greatly appreciated. http://chelseacreekstudio.com/fa/ Best, ~d *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm

[WSG] Re: [WD]: mobile [+1]

2010-12-29 Thread David Laakso
On 12/29/10 10:59 PM, David Laakso wrote: On 12/29/10 9:34 PM, Philippe Wittenbergh wrote: On Dec 30, 2010, at 7:57 AM, David Laakso wrote: - the box for a link on an active page is a pixel or two wider than the other links I am aware of this and have not been able to determine if it my

Re: [WSG] mobile [+1]

2010-12-29 Thread David Laakso
- the box for a link on an active page is a pixel or two wider than the other links I am aware of this and have not been able to determine if it my error or browser bug. On desktop WebKit/Safari/FF/Opera get it right, whereas Chrome gets it wrong. Or, the other way around depending on how

Re: [WSG] disallow IE6 to load the main style sheet

2010-12-18 Thread David Laakso
On 12/18/10 6:20 AM, tee wrote: I am finally to begin to stop supporting IE6 starts from 2011 as the usage has fallen below 5%. I don't want the IE6 users to see a broken page due to no special treatment made for the browser, rather, I would like them to see an un-styled page as if the style

Re: [WSG] Site for Vision Impaired

2010-11-26 Thread David Laakso
On 11/26/10 6:25 PM, Daniel Anderson wrote: What are the considerations I need to take into account with a project like this? eg ability to change contrast, text size etc? Are there any good resources or advice you could share with me? With regard, to typography the consideration is the

Re: [WSG] Fixed-position menus?

2010-11-24 Thread David Laakso
On 11/24/10 7:06 PM, Thierry wrote: Thanks, Thierry; Could you expound a bit on what evil these CSS expressions might bring on? Are we talkin' red guys with horns, tails and pitchforks? Worse than that! Check this: http://developer.yahoo.com/blogs/ydn/posts/2007/07/high_performanc_6/ --

Re: [WSG] disable user scale for iPhone only, not iPad

2010-11-18 Thread David Laakso
On 11/18/10 8:55 PM, tee wrote: meta content=width=device-width; initial-scale=1.0; maximum-scale=1.0; user-scalable=0; name=viewport With the size of iPad, having zoom feature seems a more sensible approach however the meta tag disables the zooming in iPad too. I'd been searching the web

Re: [WSG] Mobile Phone Emulators

2010-10-04 Thread David Laakso
On 10/4/10 10:12 PM, Cole Kuryakin wrote: If anyone else would like to weigh-in on standards issues (and/or mobile standard tutorials, gotcha's, etc.) surrounding site development for mobile devices, please do... Should be a great help to many of us. Cole It makes coping with IE 6/7 look

Re: [WSG] An accessible HTML5 WordPress theme

2010-10-03 Thread David Laakso
On 10/3/10 1:24 AM, tee wrote: Thanks to all who answered my HTML5 questions in the past week. Here is the first result of my learning and I am releasing the theme under GPL license. http://lotusseedsdesign.com/temple-gate/ Find the download link in the first sticky post if you want to use

Re: [WSG] HELP WITH SETTING UP A CMS PROJECT

2010-09-15 Thread David Laakso
On 9/15/10 8:42 AM, Marvin Hunkin wrote: THINKING ABOUT REWRITING MY STAR TREK SITE AND THINKING ABOUT USING A CMS. MARVIN. That's a big order, Marvin. I am a designer rather than a developer but would think you may want to keep things very simple. This is an open-source XML based lite

Re: [WSG] Opera Mini rendering issue with HTML5 doctype

2010-09-05 Thread David Laakso
On 9/5/10 7:49 AM, tee wrote: I have a mobile site (just using media queries) that initially used XHTML Basic 1.1, the site rendered fine except with a few glitches (bugs!!??) that I know existed in this browser. Decided to convert the site to HTML5...trimmed tee Ah, yes -- fun and

Re: [WSG] HTML5 with Chrome

2010-09-02 Thread David Laakso
On 9/2/10 10:25 PM, Mick Doherty wrote: There seems to be more sites being created in HTML5 ... any other recommended examples of HTML5 sites? http://html5gallery.com/ ~d -- :: desktop and mobile :: http://chelseacreekstudio.com/

Re: [WSG] Current thinking on fixed width/liquid design ?

2010-08-18 Thread David Laakso
Lyn Smith wrote: Was wondering what the latest opinions are on using fixed width or liquid design in light of the ever increasing size of monitor screens. Media Quires [1] [2] seems to open some doors [if not windows]... [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-mediaqueries/ [2]

Re: [WSG] :: opera mini 5.1 ::

2010-08-10 Thread David Laakso
Duncan Hill wrote: On Fri, 06 Aug 2010 01:51:17 +0100, David Laakso da...@chelseacreekstudio.com wrote: Hmm. Doubt it is Opera Mini. SanyoMiro okay this end. N80 cache issue? AP from sidebar [digits] and/or header metroedition display:none; not holding? I will check it out. Thanks

[WSG] :: opera mini 5.1 ::

2010-08-05 Thread David Laakso
markup http://chelseacreekstudio.com/site/portfolio/01.php css around line 669 http://chelseacreekstudio.com/site/css/sisu.css The image does not fill the width of the window in Sanyo Mirro scp3810 for BoostMobile running Opera Mini 5.1 nor in the Opera Mini Simulator.

Re: [WSG] :: opera mini 5.1 ::

2010-08-05 Thread David Laakso
tee wrote: Hi David, I think the problem might be this: body#p #main img {border: 3px solid red;display: block; max-width : 96% !important; height : auto !important; margin : 20px 0 0 0; } Should it not be body#p, #main img? tee #p is the id for the styles specific to the portfolio

Re: [WSG] :: opera mini 5.1 ::

2010-08-05 Thread David Laakso
Duncan Hill wrote: On Thu, 05 Aug 2010 19:27:24 +0100, David Laakso da...@chelseacreekstudio.com wrote: markup http://chelseacreekstudio.com/site/portfolio/01.php Best, ~d Only an old Nokia N80 to test on. Messed with Opera Mini settings and the only way to get the image to display

Re: [WSG] :: opera mini 5.1 ::

2010-08-05 Thread David Laakso
tee wrote: I sent you a screenshot taken from Opera Mini directly from iPod using landscape view It might go into your junk box. I am quite certain the image is the result of the max-width declaration in your img and the horizontal scrolling is the product of EM width with the combination of

Re: [WSG] :: opera mini 5.1 ::

2010-08-05 Thread David Laakso
David Laakso wrote: tee wrote: I sent you a screenshot taken from Opera Mini directly from iPod using landscape view It might go into your junk box. I am quite certain the image is the result of the max-width declaration in your img and the horizontal scrolling is the product of EM width

Re: [WSG] :: opera mini 5.1 ::

2010-08-05 Thread David Laakso
Duncan Hill wrote: On Thu, 05 Aug 2010 21:41:33 +0100, David Laakso da...@chelseacreekstudio.com wrote: Having checked in Opera desktop, which does respond to the @media queries, and the N80, I have a suspicion that there may be something in your header that is maintaining a side scroll

Re: [WSG] :: opera mini 5.1 ::

2010-08-05 Thread David Laakso
tee wrote: This site may give you a general idea how much it may cost your mobile user per page. http://mobiready.com tee Granted all 7 images in the portfolio section are heavy, Nevertheless, the mobile device is SanyoMirro [ a low-end handset-- it is not a smart-phone ] for

Re: [WSG] :: opera mini 5.1 ::

2010-08-05 Thread David Laakso
tee wrote: Checked one of a mobile sites I did that has inline image larger than 480px ...trimmed, thanks [I think :-) ]. Oh, easy for Leonardo. -- Dylan Thomas -- http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ *** List Guidelines:

Re: [WSG] EM bug in Safari 5?

2010-07-29 Thread David Laakso
tee wrote: In these two examples, the width is 62em which is around 992px according to pxtoem dot com, but in Safari 5 it's around 871px in actual size. First I thought maybe it's because I mixed the EM and % (for left/content columns), so I did another test page using EM only, still getting

Re: [WSG] ems versus pixels

2010-07-20 Thread David Laakso
Foskett, Mike wrote: Has anyone on the list considered using keywords? Mike Foskett Has anyone conceived of a layout for the page using percent, em, /and/ pixel width, with the fonts specified in percent [ or em ] :-) ? Best, ~d -- http://chelseacreekstudio.com/

Re: [WSG] ems versus pixels

2010-07-20 Thread David Laakso
David Hucklesby wrote: On 7/20/10 8:25 AM, David Laakso wrote: Foskett, Mike wrote: Has anyone on the list considered using keywords? Mike Foskett Has anyone conceived of a layout for the page using percent, em, /and/ pixel width, with the fonts specified in percent [ or em ] :-) ? Best

Re: [WSG] UI development for blackberry.

2010-07-19 Thread David Laakso
Naveen Bhaskar - live wrote: I want to develop a site for blackberry and iphone is a good to have support. can anyone tell me what are the things I need to keep in mind while developing pages for a blackberry. does it support png-24 images? Naveen Bhaskar Speed optimization is very

Re: [WSG] possible to exclude handheld stylesheet for specific devices?

2010-05-14 Thread David Laakso
tee wrote: I want to serve a style sheet for mobile devices and the idea is to support as many devices as possible, however iphone and Andriod are pickup up the style sheet. Hopefully iPad isn't. Is possible to exclude these two devices as I wanted to offer better user experience for the two

Re: [WSG] two Safari issues

2010-04-28 Thread David Laakso
tee wrote: In this site, if you click on Accordion menu, in the second (last) menu, Safari shows a rectangular outlined block; hover to the Links' menu, you can see the extra outlined block. Seems to be related to hover but I can't anything in my code that is causing it.

Re: [WSG] help

2010-04-02 Thread David Laakso
Marvin Hunkin wrote: hi. well lost all my project a couple of months ago. marvin. When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. -- Helen Keller -- desktop

Re: [WSG] IE7 overflow

2010-02-10 Thread David Laakso
Lucien Stals wrote: Hi everyone. I have a paragraph with a width set on it (500px). The text inside the p includes one very long URL. IE7 and Safari (both mac a win) are wrapping the URL in the wrong place and part of it extends out beyond the edge of the p. Curiously IE6 displays correctly,

Re: [WSG] FINAL VERSION OF MY SITE

2010-02-03 Thread David Laakso
Marvin Hunkin wrote: HI. CAN SOME ONE TAKE A FINAL LOOK AT THIS SITE. AND GOT 2 FONTS. ONE VERDANA AND ONE Arial black. do i need any other fonts. and does it look really good? and also any other improvements. let me know. and if i need to make any changes. tell me how to do this. marvin.

Re: [WSG] FINAL VERSION OF MY SITE

2010-02-03 Thread David Laakso
Thierry Koblentz wrote: http://www.raulferrer.com/joe/html/ Marvin, As I mentioned in a previous post, font-family names that contain a space need to be between quotes, so you should use: h1 { font-family: Arial Black; text-align: center; } instead of: h1 { font-family: Arial

Re: [WSG] FINAL VERSION OF MY SITE

2010-02-03 Thread David Laakso
Marvin Hunkin wrote: http://www.raulferrer.com/joe/html/ Marvin, Your site is fine. Take what you will. Ignore the rest. Remember, not to forget, you are an An Officer and a Gentleman. Best, Helen -- desktop http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ mobile

Re: [WSG] Div misbehaving in Safari

2010-01-31 Thread David Laakso
Jermayn Parker wrote: Hi, I have inherited a website (http://www.koomaldreaming.com.au) with my new job and in Safari and Chrome 3.x I have the content div floating away from where it should be outside of the container div to the right. Any suggestions or help? Corrections on the CSS

Re: [WSG] Assistance with flash example sites

2010-01-31 Thread David Laakso
Russ Weakley wrote: Hi people, A colleague has just asked me for some examples of Flash sites: 1. 2. 3. Russ 4. Mousetype. http://www.universalsprout.com/ ~d -- desktop http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ mobile http://chelseacreekstudio.mobi/

Re: [WSG] I need a professional eye.

2010-01-29 Thread David Laakso
PurencoolGmail wrote: Hi everyone, I need a professional eye. I have been developing this site for two weeks (with help from this email group) and now that I think I have finished. All I want to know is there too much css? The site is www.purencool.com Any feed back would be great and you

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2010-01-28 Thread David Laakso
Elizabeth Spiegel wrote: Hi David Not a comment about your code, but your information design. Why are the images/examples of effective use scattered across the site and in some cases repeated? Why not place them on a 'using our product' (or similar) page? Elizabeth Spiegel Elizabeth,

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2010-01-26 Thread David Laakso
designer wrote: Hi David, Comments and suggestions on this site appreciated. markup http://chelseacreekstudio.com/mhr/ css http://chelseacreekstudio.com/mhr/css/style.css Thanks. ~d Not a very useful comment perhaps, but I hate the colour of the banner, and the bright blue of the menu is

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2010-01-26 Thread David Laakso
Lesley Lutomski wrote: Hi David, I also have a problem with the double border on the menu items, combined with the underlining of the links - too many lines too close together. I have neurological problems, which may partly account for my reaction here, but I asked my husband and he also

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2010-01-26 Thread David Laakso
Joseph Taylor wrote: David, The only item I wonder about is the thick border below the navigation that touches the double border directly below it. I'd use one or the other rather than both. That's me though. It looks like a CSS oops to me. No normal people will mind it though. Joseph

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2010-01-26 Thread David Laakso
Thierry Koblentz wrote: Comments and suggestions on this site appreciated. markup http://chelseacreekstudio.com/mhr/ css http://chelseacreekstudio.com/mhr/css/style.css Hi David, Minor things: I think the h1 Bumped. On server. looks small and that there is not enough padding around

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2010-01-26 Thread David Laakso
Lesley Lutomski wrote: Hi David, Great improvement, thank you. You wouldn't believe just how much that improves the usability for me. Lesley markup http://chelseacreekstudio.com/mhr/ Cool. I will have to remember that in the future. Thank you for bringing it to my

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2010-01-26 Thread David Laakso
Paul Novitski wrote: At 1/26/2010 01:07 AM, David Laakso wrote: Comments and suggestions on this site appreciated. markup http://chelseacreekstudio.com/mhr/ The blank alt attributes for the foreground images are brow-wrinklers for me. When an image is in the foreground I figure

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2010-01-26 Thread David Laakso
Duncan Hill wrote: OK. Know from nothing about tables. Will look into. David, I found this article a help in getting started with marking up tables correctly. article by Zoe Gillenwater http://www.communitymx.com/content/article.cfm?cid=0BEA6 Duncan Thanks! ~d -- desktop

Re: [WSG] playing with css

2010-01-19 Thread David Laakso
PurencoolGmail wrote: http://www.purencool.com/_webdata/downloads/templates/twoColumn/ body { background-color : #ccc; color : #00; font-family : Verdana, Geneva, Arial, sans-serif; font-size : 0.93em; line-height : 130%; } #wrapper { width : 800px; background-color : #ff;

Re: [WSG] playing with css

2010-01-19 Thread David Laakso
PurencoolGmail wrote: clear : both; that worked as well thanks On 20/01/10 14:05, David Laakso wrote: clear : both; Treat the software with respect. Things will go your way. http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/ http://css.maxdesign.com.au/listamatic/ -- desktop http://chelseacreekstudio.com

Re: [WSG] internet explorer font names

2010-01-18 Thread David Laakso
Marvin Hunkin wrote: hi. what do you mean vallidate the css and the pages. did do that a while back and it vallidated all. Please include url to your page in question each time you write. RE: http://www.raulferrer.com/joe/html/ I suspect you have made some markup and CSS changes since

Re: [WSG] site url

2010-01-17 Thread David Laakso
Felix Miata wrote: On 2010/01/18 11:44 (GMT+1100) Marvin Hunkin composed: http://www.raulferrer.com/joe/html/ Looks like you forgot to validate again: http://tinyurl.com/ya7p6sy http://tinyurl.com/ydoat7q Indeed. So validate the CSS, and markup. You stand tall, and look good.

Re: [WSG] font names problem in internet explorer

2010-01-16 Thread David Laakso
Marvin Hunkin wrote: hi. well tried fixing the error in the css. but still not reading the font names. just says centered. What is the uri of site in question. Thanks. ~d *** List Guidelines:

Re: [WSG] Issue related to the IE 6

2010-01-15 Thread David Laakso
Brajesh Patel wrote: Hello all, I am working on the IE 6 but getting issue in this browser please suggest some tip for work with IE 6. -- Thanks Brajesh Patel Put the site on a public server and provide a clickable link to it in your poat. Best, ~d -- desktop

Re: [WSG] css error

2010-01-15 Thread David Laakso
Marvin Hunkin wrote: hi. well how to fix this. Marvin. Go to your CSS file. Find the declaration that reads: body { font: 100%/1.4 Helvetica Neue, Arial, sans-serif; -- :: add background: #fff; } Amend that declaration to read: body { font: 100%/1.4 Helvetica Neue, Arial,

Re: [WSG] visual web developer and jaws

2010-01-11 Thread David Laakso
Marvin Hunkin wrote: maybe in the markup code or maybe in the code behind file. just found this annoying when i went to jaws 11. did intend it so that the buttons were on each line one button on its own. any one got any ideas. Marvin. Marvin, I think you'll need to put the site on a

Re: [WSG] Looking for Accessible and Standards based Drupal Main Navigation Module

2010-01-07 Thread David Laakso
(shameless plug) http://tjkdesign.com/articles/Pure_CSS_Dropdown_Menus.asp Fwiw, I've used it without issue (other than my own, of course). Nice stuff, me /thimk/... ~d *** List Guidelines:

Re: [WSG] First stab at html5

2010-01-01 Thread David Laakso
designer wrote: Gotcha! Thanks, and a HAY! Bob O.K. You did not ask about anything else. And, that is O.K., too. Best, ~d -- http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ *** List Guidelines:

Re: [WSG] First stab at html5

2009-12-31 Thread David Laakso
designer wrote: If any of you guys are around at this time, I'd be really grateful if you could have a look at: http://www.betasite.fsnet.co.uk/gam/altgam/gwelanmor.html All comments gratefully received. Bob Nice. Clean. Simple. Opera, Safari, FF, IE 6/7/8. Very helpful site for

Re: [WSG] First stab at html5

2009-12-31 Thread David Laakso
designer wrote: Thanks to those who responded. @David: rivers? Duh. Please explain. It is New Years Eve, after all! RE: http://www.betasite.fsnet.co.uk/gam/altgam/gwelanmor.html It is a term used in typography. Think of a block of text as you would a piece of fine tapestry. On your

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2009-12-24 Thread David Laakso
Duncan Hill wrote: The 'flare' image on the home page is much better, on the original I thought the burned out highlights were too intrusive and distracting. That is good news. I think it looks better, too -- although perhaps a little too dark for the rest of the page... I liked the

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2009-12-23 Thread David Laakso
Tom Livingston wrote: On this page, in Safari 4.0.4: http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ca/site/portfolio/07.php The left vertical nav links can be hovered and used while mousing in the blank space to the left of the nav text. Is this intentional? Thought you might want to know. I'd

[WSG] :: makeready ::

2009-12-22 Thread David Laakso
I'd appreciate your comments and suggestions on this site. http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ Best, ~d *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe:

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2009-12-22 Thread David Laakso
Chris Price wrote: Looking at the site in Firefox my first reaction is to want to drag it to the left. Somehow being right aligned it feels uncomfortable - I wonder why the white space on the left. http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ -- Chris Price So drag it to a 640 window? Best,

Re: [WSG] :: makeready ::

2009-12-22 Thread David Laakso
designer wrote: http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ However - there is always a 'BUT' - for my taste it's lopsided! O.K., now tell me you spent hours making the spacing work that way because it's what you wanted! Bob Hours? Hours nothing: it took a lifetime that spacing, Bob :-) .

Re: [WSG] HTML5 book(s)

2009-12-22 Thread David Laakso
designer wrote: O.K., so David Laakso's recent mail made me realise that I need (want) to catch up. I looked online for any html 5 books, and there are a LOT! So, could I please have your recommendations on (recent) books which tell the reader 'how to write html 5' Many thanks, Bob

Re: [WSG] Re: WSG Digest

2009-03-06 Thread David Laakso
r...@vanillastorm.co.uk wrote: Thank you for your email. I'm now out of the office until Tuesday 10th March 2009. Who cares? *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe:

Re: [WSG] Chrome now higher traffic than IE

2009-03-02 Thread David Laakso
Mike Kear wrote: For the first time since I started building web sites, IE is not the most prominent server on my two highest traffic sites. There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. -- Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)

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