CSS cheat sheets as Android apps: stop taping printouts on your cubicle walls

I need to work with CSS/XHTML often enough that I’d need a reference but rarely enough to make me memorize the damned properties, selectors and syntax. I used to print out CSS/XHTML cheat sheets and tape these on my cubicle wall for easy reference whenever I was working on a website. Just as I was… Continue reading CSS cheat sheets as Android apps: stop taping printouts on your cubicle walls

Edit your website, blog design live and without breaking it

CSSVista is a tool any blogger or website owner will find useful. The Windows-only application allows you to load any website in Firefox and Explorer and then edit its CSS code live, with the changes showing immediately in the two browser windows. CSSVISTA. The application makes editing website designs easy. CSSVista loads the page in… Continue reading Edit your website, blog design live and without breaking it

Sun, sand, sea, and SEO

I spent two days last week in the paradise island of Camotes in Cebu for a talk on optimizing news websites for search engines and a training on using WordPress for the staff of Sunnex, the department that runs the Sun.Star website. I’m the online editor of Sun.Star Cebu, a member of Sun.Star Network Online,… Continue reading Sun, sand, sea, and SEO

Better photo presentation in your website in 2 easy steps

Photos are best presented with captions or cutlines. The caption adds context to photographs and provides readers such information as the identity of the people in it, where it was taken and any other data not obvious in the photograph. I used to publish photos with captions by creating an HTML table to contain the… Continue reading Better photo presentation in your website in 2 easy steps