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Post type: share Accessibility Tooling

“ A Complete Guide To Accessibility Tooling ” is a good overview on how to test sites for different accessibility issues and what tools are available to do so. Read the full article on Smashing…

Post type: share 5 Most Annoying Website Features as a Blind Person

> These are the five most annoying inaccessible web elements I face as a blind screen reader user every day, and how to fix them. This post helps to understand why accessibility is important and…

Post type: share Personality

As promised some time ago, I will publish all the drafts, which I have not finished or published before. This unpublished post was dated February 6th, 2020, which was shortly before I left for Phuket…

Post type: share Kirby 3.5.6

I eventually got around to update this site to Kirby 3.5.6 . Not a huge update, but I like what came in the previous version 3.5.5 . It allow setting the page cache expiry right from your…

Post type: Note All You Need to Know About Image Optimisation

Well, the title really says it all. “Image Optimization" by Addy Osmani is a powerhouse of a book, packed with 700 and then some pages of knowledge that can take years to learn. This book is a great…

Post type: share Kirby 3.5.4

Today I finally found the time to give this site a little love and updated to the latest version Kirby 3.5.4 . This release is a security release, which luckily doesn't happen so often, but deserves…

Post type: share Tweetbot Synch Issues

For the simple fact that this might help someone fix their issue, because I could not find anything current on the web this time: Simply turning iCloud off and on again in the iCloud settings on iOS…

Post type: share Accessible Front End Components

A great overview of what you need to know when building accessible front end components, pitfalls and what to look out for. Read it on Smashing Magazine .

Post type: share How to Favicon in 2021

I’m a fan of simplicity and welcome ideas that decrease complexity instead of the other way around. Pretty sure we’ve all been in the situation of not knowing which icons to add when. Here’s the…

Post type: share Geldingadalur Volcano Live Feed

I've been looking at this a few times over the last few days and the eruptions and the flow of lava are simply beautiful and fascinating. A webcam is now broadcasting live from Fagradalsfjall, facing…

Post type: share Adventures in Typography

I really like the idea of this newsletter, "Adventures in Typography" by Robin Rendle . Anyone interested to learn things about, with and around typography should have a closer look. A weekly love…

Post type: share Coding Fonts

Every once in a while I do like to change my coding font, just to get a bit of a feeling of "new" into daily routines. Usually this happens when I come across a new typeface that I like, try it out…

Post type: share The Webmentions Are Back

I finally found the time to update @sebastiangreger’s webmentions for Kirby 3. It’s been a pretty smooth process, including the migration, and it seems that everything works…

Post type: share Beautiful Image Placeholders

Just what it says on the tin: "Beautiful image placeholders, without the hassle." This is a great tool to create your image (gradient) placeholders in a variety of ways, including CSS, SVG and a few…

Post type: Note Captain Edward Font

This must be the fastest purchase of a font (or almost anything to be honest) that I‘ve ever made in quite some time. It looks beautiful and it fits perfectly to what we are currently working on…

Post type: share Design Horoscopes

This is the best thing I have seen in a while, it made me laugh so hard. While this example might be on the other side of the extremes when it comes to what's possible with and on the web, I would…

Post type: share Buying Creative Time

Here’s the first one from the drafts, saved as is on 2019-06-12: Thinking about taking one month off and not doing anything. Planned holiday work. No commitments and just fun. What will happen? I…

Post type: share Writing Good Alt Text

Another fun episode of HTTP 203, but I have to admit I haven't watched any in a long time… This episode is about "How to write good alt text", which seems easier said than done. There is always…

Post type: share That Inner Doubt

When I read this , I just thought to myself: Yes, yes and yes. To be a writer, to be successful at anything, we have to create like no one is watching, listening, or reading. We have to fight that…

Post type: share Diving into the ::before and ::after Pseudo-elements

This is a very comprehensive post by Will Boyd on the ::before and ::after pseudo-elements which covers basically everything you need to know to make use of them is a variety of scenarios. I…

Post type: Note And That Was That

Some things have to end and this time, after more than three years, it is Colloq.io that we are shutting down at the end of March 2021. It’s quite sad, but at this time the sensible thing to do. It’s…

Post type: Note Return

It's been exactly one year to this day that I posted “ Escaping the Virus ”, which in hindsight makes an interesting read and perspective, because we had no idea what was yet to come… A lot of things…

Post type: share Work with CSS, Instead of Against It

While at first I didn't like the title “ Why is CSS Frustrating? ”, I finally got to read it and it covers a few good points. I think I still don’t like the title much, since it seems to establish an…