How does your website fare on text resize?

In the age of page zoom being the default way browsers allow users to increase the size of content on a webpage (standard on most browsers for a while, and on IE since version 7), it can be easy to lump in users who resize text with those using IE6, and unwittingly subject the former to your disregard for IE6. Continue reading “How does your website fare on text resize?”

Testing your websites on Android phones

Setting up an Android developer environment on your Mac is easy

Been reading up on web development/design for mobile devices recently, and came across some helpful instructions on testing websites on Google Android. Turns out it’s pretty easy, but I thought I’d write up these instructions for OSX since the steps seem to have changed a bit since the above article was written. Continue reading “Testing your websites on Android phones”

Paragraph-level commenting for WordPress is a Wordpress plugin enabling threaded, paragraph-specific discussion on posts and pages

The team from the Institute for the Future of the Book team have announced the release of, a completely overhauled version of the old Commentpress theme for WordPress, which allowed paragraph-level commenting. is a plugin which Continue reading “Paragraph-level commenting for WordPress”

Facebook uses browser-specific body classes

Use browser-specific body classes to avoid extra stylesheets or invalid CSS

Having recently worked on a website for which page load and performance was really important, I’ve found myself viewing the source code for more and more sites. Taking a look at Facebook recently revealed that they use browser-specific classes on the body element, so that if you’re browsing with Safari 4, you’ll see something like: Continue reading “Facebook uses browser-specific body classes”