Fontify

annelizabeth, a small victory, Zeldman, what do I know, and this very site. Is the prevalent use of Georgia a backlash? Fed up designers moving away from k10k and tiny sans-serif fonts? Who knows, I do like it though… Ohh and an aside – you’d be amazed at how many people forget to set a background colour for their pages, my browser default is not white (as most people’s are) but grey (it’s an old skool web thing… ;-). I’ve even caught myself out with some work that I was viewing from home. Naughty me. Double check that BODY tag, or stylesheet now!

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Deep Link

Site Barks About Deep Link. The web without deep linking would be pointless. Period. If you are limited to providing links to only the top level page of a site, then people will stop hyperlinking across sites. Why? Because the user will become confused as to where they are, and why the link they have just clicked has dumped them on a non-relevant page. I think everyone is becoming aware that content is king, and with that you are burdened with the expectations of your reader. If you cross reference an article elsewhere on the Internet, the reader will expect the reference (hyperlink) to take them to a relevant page. If I were writing a book, I wouldn’t cross reference …

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Lazy

In a thinly veiled attempt to get more people to tell me where they are, I was considering writing a short piece detailing the wonder of the internet and global communications. But I won’t bother.

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Bleary eyed

I remembered Rabbit Rabbit! Don’t ask me how, but I remembered as we were sitting in the local hospital A&E department. Louise took unwell and despite trying to be brave and stoic, and very silly, she gave in eventually. After 4 hours in the hospital, blood test, pills etc she felt a little better, and even managed to sleep. What started as a possible hernia, then stomach ulcer, then turned out to be acute indigestion. Thank goodness, I’ve never been so worried in my entire life. So all’s well. We’re just both a bit knackered.

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