The Best Free Cross-Browser Testing Tools

Top-5 Tools for Cross-Browser Testing your Websites and ApplicationsIn 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.

Read More...
22
Jan 2012
POSTED BY
POSTED IN Tips
DISCUSSION 3 Comments

Using the Min and Max Functions in CSS3

Two of the new and incredibly tantalizing functions in CSS3 are min() and 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.

Read More...
16
Dec 2011
POSTED BY
POSTED IN Tutorials
DISCUSSION 0 Comments
TAGS

How-to use the Calc Function in CSS3

Experiment Results using CSS Calc in Mozilla Firefox 4Calculating 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.

Read More...
12
Dec 2011
POSTED BY
POSTED IN Tutorials
DISCUSSION 1 Comment
TAGS

How-to Add Meta NoIndex to wp-login.php in WordPress

Adding meta noindex to wp-login.phpFor 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.

Read More...
05
Dec 2011
POSTED BY
POSTED IN Tutorials
DISCUSSION 2 Comments
TAGS

,

Introduction to CSS3 Media Queries

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.

Read More...
02
Dec 2011
POSTED BY
POSTED IN Tutorials
DISCUSSION 0 Comments
TAGS

Bing is Investigating ForceRecrawl Issue in Webmaster Tools

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.
ForceRecrawl 404 Listing in Bing Webmaster Tools
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.

Read More...
17
Nov 2011
POSTED BY
POSTED IN Articles
DISCUSSION 3 Comments
TAGS