Posts by Joost de Valk archive - page 51


Which links hurt and which don’t?

2 October 2006 by Joost de Valk » - 2 Comments

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Links are very important for your site, even when you’re not looking at a site like an SEO would. One of the hot topics among SEO’s is whether links can hurt you as well. I’ve collected some recent threads at forums and some answers from the guys who are “in the know”, like Adam Lasnik »

Category: Technical SEO
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Getting Google’s last visit date from the Google API

22 September 2006 by Joost de Valk »

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When Vanessa Fox over at the Webmaster Central Blog said they would update the “retrieved on” date even when a page hadn’t changed, it suddenly became very cool info. This means you can see when a URL was last spidered, even if you don’t have a Sitemaps account for the domain. This triggered me to »

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Why pay for web design?

7 August 2006 by Joost de Valk » - 1 Comment

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The intention of most people who decide to create a new website is to create a steady source of income for themselves. So some people may wonder why they should spend some of their budget on paying someone else to design and create their websites. The truth is that there are many reasons why having »

Category: User eXperience (UX)

CSS3.info

12 June 2006 by Joost de Valk » - 1 Comment

I moved over my CSS3 section to it’s own domain, since it seemd as though my site was slowly becoming a wrapper around those pages. It’s now on www.css3.info, which in my humble opinion was the best URL i could have gotten for it. Feel free to digg, bookmark or link it, and give any »


Media Queries work in WebKit!

11 June 2006 by Joost de Valk » - 1 Comment

There’s a new feature in the WebKit nightlies: media queries. Media queries allow you to “query” the user agent for some of it’s specifics right from within the CSS, and match your CSS to that. I have a media queries page in my CSS3 section, which shows some examples of it’s use. One of the »


Resize in WebKit!

2 June 2006 by Joost de Valk »

So in the latest WebKit nightlies we have a new CSS3 feature: resize. It allows resizing of any box, very useful for textarea’s and other cool stuff. Ofcourse i immediatly added a page on it in my CSS3 Preview section.

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Digg effect

21 May 2006 by Joost de Valk » - 1 Comment

My CSS3 Preview section got digged this morning, which caused quite a few visitors and a VERY slow website…. I tweaked Apache a “bit” and it now works perfectly again. [tags]digg, css3[/tags]


Omniweb 5.5 in public beta!

27 April 2006 by Joost de Valk »

According to Hicksdesign, Omniweb 5.5 has gone in public beta. You need to register in the Omniweb public forums, and then view this thread for download info. I will try it tonight, but it apparently has quite a new WebKit, since it includes the Web Inspector, as well as stylable buttons. Very nicely done by »


Stone Steps Webalizer

16 April 2006 by Joost de Valk » - 1 Comment

I’ve updated the SSW info a bit, will do more in the coming few days. Update: So I updated it a bit, and mailed the Stone Steps guys about it, and Andre from Stone Steps responded, very kindly telling me that you could also use a per domain css file, so i updated the info »

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First WebKit commit!

16 April 2006 by Joost de Valk »

Tonight, after having been quite busy for the last few days, I had some time to work on WebKit on my new Macbook Pro. I wanted to do some work on the website, as it needed a few updates, (and it still needs more). In this process, i had my first two commits!! I’ve had »