In the latest poll, I asked the binvisions audience what the worst, most difficult part of CSS was. Not surprisingly 59% of you said that cross-browser testing was the most tedious and time-consuming task you face.
Today, we have a lot of options when it comes to cross-browser testing, and there are probably just as many “top cross-browser tool” lists to tell you which ones you should be using. In this post though, we’re going to cover the best free tools, which will satisfy the needs of the vast majority of developers, and most importantly, won’t cost you a penny.
Two of the new and incredibly tantalizing functions in CSS3 are
max(). They are yet another tool in our crawl toward responsive design, and harnessing their simple, but highly effective power is vital for every developer.
Although none of the major browsers support either function at the time of this writing, they’re expected to be implemented soon. This tutorial takes a look at their syntax and the ways in which they can be applied.
Calculating lengths in CSS is the perfect feature for creating a responsive and fluid design. The number of applications for the calc function is limitless due to it’s ability to calculate both length (distance) and angles (degrees).
Take a minute to learn how to use this incredibly simple, but powerful function.
For those concerned about the SEO value of their WordPress-driven site, there are few larger frustrations than finding out that your login page has been indexed by search engines. Adding a
noindex <meta> tag to wp-login.php should be on everyone’s pre-launch checklist, but it’s never too late to take care of this annoyance – no plug-in required!
Follow this simple step-by-step guide to learn how to add a
robots noindex rule to your login page in just minutes.
If you’ve ever been annoyed by the fact that your Web site or application looks great on one device, but terrible on another, CSS3 media queries are for you. With them you can target computers, tablets or smartphones based on very specific attributes like screen size, resolution, and more.
Follow this introductory article with real-world examples and learn for yourself how to solve your cross-device issues.
For the past few weeks, many Web Developers that use Bing Webmaster Tools have been seeing strange 404 Not Found errors in the Crawl Details section of their BWT accounts.
At the November 16th Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing meeting, I had a chance to speak with Duane Forrester, Bing’s Senior Product Manager of Webmaster Programs regarding the problem.