Web Design Articles and Resources
Here are links to some web design information and articles I've come across.
Some good web design articles
In Reading on the Web Darcy Pattison discusses how people read on the web and how site design is affected.
SitePoint - New Articles, Fresh Thinking for Web Developers and Designers
The Texas A&M First-Year Learning Communities Program is a good example of wiki organization ideas.
Check out Mark Pilgrim's Dive Into Accessability.
This book answers two questions. The first question is "Why should I make my web site more accessible?" If you do not have a web site, this book is not for you. The second question is "How can I make my web site more accessible?" If you are not convinced by the first answer, you will not be interested in the second.
More web development links
Images and the new iPad
To size images to fill the screen of the new iPad with Retina display, make them 2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
Spiders need to accurately understand the content
- Use permanent URLs containing meaningful words
- Use accurately titled pages
- Use accurate and relevant section headers to structure the document
- Use carefully and relevant meta data
- Use proper syntax in key content
- Use page formatting that is machine readable
- SEO keyword density analyser
Read this article by Jay Rosen: http://journalism.nyu.edu/pubzone/weblogs/pressthink/2005/02/20/abt_nyt.html
- LeapFish.com - Domain name resource center
- Web Builder's Toolkit - excellent, extensive list of bookmarks
- Favicon Creation with GraphicConverter
- PhotoStack PHP based image presentation
Security and Referring Pages
How to Deal with Robots
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