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Microsoft says IE9 will support HTML5

Just as we predicted, Microsoft has announced that their latest incarnation of Internet Explorer, version 9, will included support for some HTML 5 elements, including video. Much to the chagrin of Mozilla and other open standard advocates, however, the new demo build of the browser only supports h.264 video, following …

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The HTML 5 video debate revisted

Website owners should always be concerned about the latest news and developments with the web browser wars and Web standards. Decisions made by these third parties can directly affect how your website is presented to your viewers and whether you need to make adjustments. Our original post centered around Apple …

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Building websites with usability in mind

Whether you are a multi-national corporation or an individual with dreams of having a popular fan website about your favorite actor, you have undoubtedly invested a good percentage of your money and time into your website. Although the assumption has long been that a good-looking website and some good marketing …

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Tips for using web templates

Templates are a great way to give your website a professional look without hiring a professional designer, but can do more harm than good if used improperly. Here are three important tips to keep in mind when using an HTML template: 1. Change the logo. Chances are good the template …

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Google Caffeine

Webmasters, take note! Google is now in the process of launching Caffeine, a new search algorithm that will introduce some big adjustments. Among them is a new ranking feature that will change which sites get the top ranking. Google will now put a great deal more emphasis on how often …

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What is Site Studio?

Some web hosts offer an HTML editor called Site Studio with their plans. While the software can be useful in some situations, the name is misleading. Site Studio is a web-based WYSIWYG editor. Unlike alternatives such as Frontpage, it runs completely in a web browser and does not provide a …

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How much effort should be put into web design?

Unless you’re a Fortune 500 company, chances are good you don’t have a multi-million dollar website budget. Most website owners find they have to balance their resources between multiple aspects of their site, including: the domain name, web hosting, design, and content. Because it’s the most noticeable part of the …

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Test the speed of your website

Once you have successfully developed a website, you will need to perform periodic evaluations to ensure that it continues to meet web standards, accessibility guidelines, and is usable on multiple platforms. You can have the most beautiful website ever created, but if it is too slow and crashes a user’s …

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