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November 2005 Archives

Swept Under the Rug

I've been meaning to get to it for a while, and I've finally had the time to make some changes under the hood of this site.

Pipe Down

Any standards geek—such as myself—knows the value that lists can bring to your HTML arsenal. Most of the sites I design and build involve a lot of list manipulation. Learn to let ordered, unordered, and definition lists be your trusty sidekicks. Recently, I've been noticing a lot of list manipulation in other web standards sites, specifically for navigation. However, these sites sometimes contain different approaches to what I would typically do, and, more importantly, arguably go against what could be considered best practices. One of the most common examples is the use of the vertical bar, or the pipe.