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Come See Me: November 3

I will be one of the panelists at the Infotech Niagara panel session titled “Maximizing Your Web Presence.” It takes place Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 8:00am at Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s conference room, 665 Main Street, Suite 200, Buffalo, New York 14203 (map below). BNP has parking information at their…

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Tags: SEM, SEO, social media, speaking, standards

List of URL Shorteners Grows Shortener

One of the many URL shorteners has announced that it is shutting down in just under three weeks. Cli.gs has announced, via its blog, that it will no longer accept new URLs to be shortened as of October 25. It will also stop logging analytics. Cli.gs will still forward URLs…

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Tags: internet, social media, standards

Google Chrome for Internet Explorer

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. A Brief History of Time Spent on…

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Tags: browser, Chrome, Google, html, Internet Explorer, Microsoft, standards

Verified: Google Ignores Meta Keywords

In a post on the Google Webmaster Central blog today (Google does not use the keywords meta tag in web ranking), Google has clarified its policy on meta tags and page rank. Those of us trying to protect our clients from SEO/SEM snake-oil salesmen are happy to finally have an…

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Tags: Google, SEM, SEO, standards

Corporate Social Media Policies

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. Chris Boudreaux is the author of an…

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Tags: social media, standards

Google Chrome 3 Released

Google has announced the release of Chrome version 3 (stable release). Given that it just celebrated its first anniversary earlier this month, it may catch up to Internet Explorer versions in no time.SpeedGoogle claims the latest release is faster — 150% faster in JavaScript performance since the first beta and…

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Tags: browser, Chrome, Google, html, standards

Opera 10 Released

Opera 10, the web browser of the niche user, has been released today (on schedule). Among the new features is something called Turbo, which “uses compression technology that provides significant improvements in browsing speeds over limited-bandwidth connections.” I guess this means I should try it at the cafe on those…

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Tags: browser, Opera, standards

Style Switcher in ASP

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. As more and more sites move away…

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Tags: css, standards, usability

To Hell with Bad Editors

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. By now everyone has had the opportunity…

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Tags: html, rant, standards

Inside the evolt.org Rebuild: The HTML and CSS

It’s been three months since evolt.org rolled out its new design. People have been asking what we did, why we did it, and how we did it. I’ll try to address these questions in the context of the HTML, the CSS, and the overall site design. (Nobody seems to care…

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Tags: css, design, html, standards, usability

You Call That Web Site Testing?

I received this spam (scroll to bottom) the other day from a company claiming to audit web sites. Unfortunately, I have no idea what they could actually audit since accessibility, usability, and compliance are not even remotely demonstrated on their own site. So I offer up this email to you…

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Tags: accessibility, rant, standards

Some Caveats with Using Frames

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. While frames are not evil by default,…

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Tags: standards, usability

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