11 September 2008 | 57 comments | code, coding, development, mysql, php, programming, security, tips, tutorial, web, webdesign, webdev
The fourth part of the Writing Secure PHP series, covering cross-site scripting, cross-site request forgery and character encoding security issues.
30 June 2008 | 358 comments | cheatsheet, css, design, html, reference, webdesign
The second version of the CSS Cheat Sheet, a quick reference guide for CSS, listing selector syntax, properties, units and other useful bits of information.
8 January 2007 | 125 comments | webdev, development, cheatsheet, xhtml, reference, html, web, design, webdesign, tools, css, programming
HTML is the language of the web. It is the semantic support on which websites depend. This A4 reference lists the various tags available to the web designer, as well as a selection of useful character entities, attributes and events.
9 September 2006 | 49 comments | webdev, cheatsheet, standards, xhtml, html, reference, microformats, programming, web, pdf, hcard, webdesign
Microformats allow us to add more information to our documents on the web, embedding semantic data in web pages that can then be parsed and used in other applications. This reference sheet contains an overview of the most often used microformats.
12 June 2006 | 151 comments | conversion, howto, business, marketing, design, tips, web, webdesign, usability, seo, ecommerce, tutorials
Why worry about getting twice as many people to visit your site, when it can be far easier to double the number of sales from the people already visiting? Here are 10 ways to improve your website conversion rate.
19 May 2006 | 115 comments | web, marketing, article, business, howto, webdesign, blog, seo, guide, search, optimization, tutorials, toread
Wondering why you should hire someone to market your website and how they should go about doing it? Hopefully this article can help.
1 January 2006 | 42 comments | webdev, reference, cheatsheet, scripting, web, vbscript, programming, webdesign, work, css, asp
A quick reference guide for ASP / VBScript, containing functions, collections, regular expression syntax and other useful bits of information.
29 September 2005 | 83 comments | webdev, cheatsheet, html, reference, xhtml, web, characters, useful, entities, webdesign, character
I'm forever looking up character codes, so this cheat sheet was a no-brainer. This contains a list of the assigned character codes in HTML, with an example of how they are displayed, and description.
24 May 2005 | 143 comments | cheatsheet, webdev, development, mysql, reference, programming, web, php, database, guide, sql, webdesign, howto
A quick reference guide for MySQL, including functions (both in MySQL and PHP), data types, and sample queries. Available in PDF and PNG formats.
30 April 2005 | 221 comments | webdev, cheatsheet, development, tutorial, reference, tips, programming, design, web, webdesign, css, html, howto
A quick reference guide for CSS, listing selector syntax, properties, units and other useful bits of information.
22 April 2005 | 247 comments | code, webdev, development, cheatsheet, cheat, reference, programming, php, web, webdesign, tools, cheatsheets
I'm fed up with having to visit php.net to look things up. This A4 cheat sheet is designed to sit by your desk and make your life easier.
23 December 2004 | 58 comments | code, rollover, webdev, howto, preload, web, design, image, webdesign, images, css
How to preload images using CSS and so avoid delays with rollover effects.
12 October 2004 | 26 comments | imported, code, xhtml, tool, cheatsheet, design, webdesign, useful, tools, resources, css
A tool that outputs the structure of a page. Makes working with CSS (especially resolving inheritance issues) much easier.
16 July 2004 | 109 comments | code, coding, development, mysql, php, programming, security, tips, tutorial, web, webdesign, webdev
Learn how to avoid some of the most common mistakes in PHP, and so make your sites more secure.
9 July 2004 | 41 comments | box, boxmodel, css, design, html, model, reference, tips, tutorial, webdesign, webdev
An explanation of what the box model is and how it is treated by different user agents.
7 July 2004 | 152 comments | design, language, literature, readability, reference, resources, tool, tools, usability, webdesign, writing
A tool to give an indication of how easy text is to read, using the Flesch-Kincaid, Gunning-Fog, Coleman-Liau, SMOG and Automated Readability scoring systems.
29 June 2004 | 65 comments | webdev, development, web, design, usability, modem, webdesign, tools, accessibility, optimization, testing
Regardless of your connection speed, this will show you how your site loads on PCs with older connections.
22 June 2004 | 30 comments | tutorial, html, fluid, layout, reference, liquid, design, web, faux, webdesign, css, hacks
Using CSS for layouts can be a problem when using backgrounds for two columns that are not of equal length. This article expands on the solution to this problem from AListApart.
Everything you ever wanted to know about using background images in CSS.
1 June 2004 | 203 comments | code, development, email, php, programming, regex, regexp, security, tutorial, validation, webdesign
How to validate email addresses according to ISO standards with PHP.
20 April 2004 | 78 comments | webdev, php, datediff, date, script, webdesign, programming
VBScript's DateDiff function is a powerful way to express differences between dates, and PHP lacks a similar function. Here's a replica of VBScript's DateDiff function in PHP.
Accesskeys enable a user to navigate a site using keyboard shortcuts, improving both the usability and accessibility of your site.
15 March 2004 | 9 comments | xhtml, design, web, printing, webdesign, css
Most designers create printer friendly pages by creating two seperate pages for each single page of information. This article will teach you how to do the same with CSS and no duplication.
Date formatting in VBScript is not quite as powerful as PHP. This function gives you plenty more ways to format dates and times in VBScript with the minimum of effort.
A populated select list (input box) with the counties of the UK as options.
14 February 2004 | 28 comments | select, webdev, development, html, reference, resource, design, forms, webdesign, states, resources
A populated select list (input box) with the states of the USA as options.
24 October 2003 | 31 comments | list, select, countries, html, resource, design, forms, webdesign, form, resources
A populated select list (input box) with the countries of the World as options.