Archive for July, 2011

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Survey Sites

Are you looking for a good example of what not to do when designing your web site? Many survey sites are perfect examples of many of the things that can be done incorrectly so as to really annoy the visitors to your site so that they tell everyone how bad your site is.

Monday, July 18th, 2011

“HTML5 and CSS3 For The Real World”

Both HTML5 and CSS3 are considered to be the next great thing by some people involved in web development. While CSS3 is broken up into modules where some have already effectively become standards while others are still in early draft, HTML5 is still at a very early draft stage. This doesn’t mean that you can’t […]

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Virtapay Scam

Some scams are far more obvious than others. Some are really subtle and leave you wondering for a long time whether they are legitimate or not. Gradually the evidence builds up one way or the other. Virtapay Scam

Saturday, July 9th, 2011


After about a week of trying, I finally managed to obtain an account in the Google+ trial.

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Dead Centre

The third CSS “how to” tutorial that I wrote which shows how to combine the horizontal and vertical centre options. Dead Centre

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

FaceBook’s Definition of Real People

Some web sites have implemented logins that make use of a Facebook login in order for you to be able to get into your account with them. Now this wouldn’t be a big deal if they offered an alternative for those who don’t have a Facebook account but in many instances Facebook is the only […]

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Centre Vertical

Centring your content vertically is relatively easy in modern browsers even if the way to do so isn’t obvious to those just starting out with CSS. Where the problem with doing this arises is that IE7 and earlier do not support the CSS standard way of doing this and so you need a workaround for […]

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Centre Horizontal

When first starting out on using CSS for positioning a lot of people have trouble working out how to centre a block of content. The very first “show you how” page on CSS that I ever wrote was the one explaining how to do this. Since some people at the time were still using IE5 […]