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Website Construction is Like Jigsaw Puzzles

When it comes to designing a website, people normally point at advanced programming such as PHP or CSS for reference. But there

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User Interface Markup Languages Part 2

  Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) - Powerful XML-based markup user interface markup language and

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User Interface Markup Languages Part 1

We all know how important the graphical user interface (GUI) is for all websites. Though a website may have excellent content if

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General Purpose Markup Languages

This is a partial list of markup languages. The links pointed to are the most authoritative links I could find on each particular

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Accessibility Tips Part 4

When talking about accessibility although it is often used to refer to ensuring that web sites are accessible to people with

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Accessibility Tips Part 3

Perhaps the tip that beats all accessibility tips is the simplest one - to test your website using a screen reader. Even if you do

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Accessibility Tips Part 2

Keep empty form fields empty - Although I have observed the trend of inserting sample text into empty form fields as

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Accessibility Tips Part 1

Last time we talked about the importance of accessibility. This time I’ll be giving some tips that should help you avoid making

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Web Design Book Review: Don’t Make Me Think

No I’m not trying to wiggle my way out of listing the best web design books. The post title is actually the title of one of the

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Accessibility for those with Learning Disabilities

When discussing accessibility web designers often take into consideration users that have slow internet connections, use

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A Technical Background on Mobile Web Protocols

Studying mobile web development should be started with a clear understanding of its roots.

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Choosing a Good Web Design Company

There are numerous web design companies you can hire to to develop your website for you making choosing one a difficult task. Add

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Importance of Markup Languages

I realised that before doing a post on the list of markup languages I should discuss (even if just very briefly) the importance of

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Markup Languages

If you dabble in web design then hearing the term “markup language(s)” shouldn’t be something new to you. However, do you really

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Authoring Tools: Part 3

The last two posts gave the following factors when considering the most appropriate authoring tool when designing a website and/or

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Authoring Tools: Part 2

Media and File Support - Make sure that the authoring tool you plan to use support the file types you also plan on using. For

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Choosing the Right Authoring Tool

To make sure that you get the most out of the authoring software you use you must first be able to choose the one that best suits

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Automated Authoring Software: The Good and the Bad

Benefits of automated authoring tools: Programming-free authoring and publishing - Uses easy to learn and use WYSIWYG editing

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Automated Authoring Software: Introduction

Automated authoring software have been getting bad publicity from web designers and some people think that the reason behind this

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Web Analytics: Importance and Benefits

We’ve been discussing the various sessionisation methods used to gather data to be used for web analytics but haven’t really

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Web Analytics Methods Part 6

After reading about the various sessionisation methods that can be employed to gather th data needed for website analysis the next

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Web Analytics: Sessionisation Part 5

Non-cookie Sessionisation Methods 3. Autheticated User - This type of sessionisation gives the most accurate information but

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Web Analytics: Sessionisation Methods Part 4 (Session IDs)

Non-cookie Sessionisation Methods 2. Session Parameter/ID - Another non-cookie based sessionisation method is the use of

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Web Analytics: IP-based Sessionisation

Non-cookie Sessionisation Methods As the name implies all the three sessionisation methods listed here do not make use of cookies.

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Web Analytics: Sessionisation Methods Part 2

Cookie-based Sessionisation Methods Session Cookies - Session cookies, as the name implies, are cookies that are stored on

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Web Analytics: Sessionisation Methods Part 1

There are several sessionisation techniques used for web analytics including: IP-based Sessionisation; Session parameter/ID;

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Web Analytics: Introduction to Sessionisation Methods

Before I discuss the sessionisation methods used in web analytics let us first define what are sessionization methods and what are

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Cookies and UK Government Sites

In the previous post I made it clear that US government sites are not allowed to use persistent cookies ever. The cookie

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Cookies and Federal Websites

For those designing websites for US government agencies you should be aware that government policies regarding privacy can affect

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More Typography Tips

Alignment - Left-align the text. In rare cases you can right-align the text but remember that for body text left alignment is