Archive for “May, 2005”

The following entries were made in the “May, 2005” time-frame.

Hide Email JavaScript

Posted May 30th, 2005 by Mike Cherim

As a rule I never write an actual email address on a web page. Now, please note that I’m not talking about the page which is displayed, but rather the one that is written. The HTML part; what’s made in NotePad or whatever it is you use to write your mark-up. The part that is crawed by spiders looking for stuff like that. It’s all about privacy and trying to limit my spam intake.

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All Browsers Agree

Posted May 19th, 2005 by Mike Cherim

It’s well known that various browsing devices have their differences in the way CSSs are interpreted. It may seem that these differences are irreconcilable as well at times. Of the various differences the most annoying affects the positioning of various containers such as <divs> and <tables> on the pages. I’m not going to write about that, though. That’s not what this short article is about. Instead I want to mention something all of the browsers have in common, then explain the advantages of its exploitation.

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Lousy Bandits

Posted May 13th, 2005 by Mike Cherim

My wife and I grow an incredible bi-color corn in our garden. It’s an awesome hybrid we’ve sown for years. We do it because the taste of this corn far exceeds anything else we’ve tried. It grows well in our area (southern New Hampshire) and it yields a sizable harvest. It seems to handle pests well, too. A great crop. One problem, though: Raccoons. They like our corn as much as we do.

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Do you Need a Splash Page?

Posted May 5th, 2005 by Mike Cherim

To splash to not to splash? That is the question. And do you really need another page between the visitor and the content they are requesting? For those who are reading this thinking what the hell is he babbling about this time?, let me clarify things a bit. Do keep reading. *The subject of this post may reveal why only 50% of your site’s visitors are actually checking out the site.

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