Archive for Tips and Tricks

23 Jun 2009

iWeb and Internet Explorer

36 Comments Blah blah, Tips and Tricks, Web Design

If you have ever viewed your iWeb site in Internet Explorer (and of course you should have done when you tested it just before publishing) you may well have noticed that it looked a little strange; not as you designed it!

There are a variety of reasons why your iWeb site looks like it has been chewed by a dog and then spat out again and here they are explained along with a few tips to help you get around the problems. Read more

15 Jun 2009

iWeb and Typography

5 Comments Tips and Tricks, Web Design

Typography in web design is becoming more important than ever before. Once the realm of print designers we, as iWeb users, should be paying more attention to how text appears on our iWeb pages.

Typography is more than just picking a font we think looks nice and plastering it all over our iWeb site. It involves such things as clever use of headings, proper line spacing and the use of lists or bullets. It means making your content readable for all, without visitors getting a migraine after just reading 3 lines of your text.

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08 Jun 2009

Safari 4 is out now!

1 Comment Software, Tips and Tricks

safari_iconMany of us were waiting for the latest Apple news and releases that are part of the Keynote speech at the WWDC every year and aside from the updated Macbooks, the new iPhone and of course Snow Leopard the release of Safari 4 was mentioned.

As one of the only browsers around to get 100/100 from the Acid3 test for browsers it’s good news (IE8 only got 21/100, oh dear). Read more

29 May 2009

Questions from the week – 2

5 Comments Tips and Tricks, Web Design

Having been away for the best part of last week and the weekend I came back to a rather full inbox. Some of the questions sent to me will make excellent tutorials so I won’t answer them here this week. Here is a selection of the rest of the queries e-mailed to me. Read more

19 May 2009

Why use iWeb for blogging

32 Comments Blah blah, Tips and Tricks

Over the last few weeks I have been asked a couple of times whether or not iWeb makes a good blogging tool. The term ‘iWeb Blogs’ is also becoming more and more popular in my stats for search engine terms used to find All About iWeb. So here is my take on whether or not you should use iWeb as your blogging tool of choice. Read more