Jens Oliver Meiert

February 2008

Akismet Plugins Archive

Since no older versions of famous WordPress spam protection plugin Akismet seem to be available anymore, I decided to preserve the collection of Akismet plugins I could get my hands on. Get your API key all excited.

Post from February 27, 2008, filed under .

“helvetica, arial”, Not “arial, helvetica”

Unless you really want Arial and not the better Helvetica font, please use the order helvetica, arial in your CSS font declarations, not the all-so-common arial, helvetica.

Post from February 20, 2008, filed under .

Website Optimization Measures, Part II

Now that we talked about blog clean-ups, structure and element revisions as well as search engine verification in part I, here are some additional suggestions, small measures for improvement consisting of .htaccess stuff, SEO, and consistency checks…

Post from February 15, 2008, filed under .

Website Optimization Measures, Part I

Permanent focus on QA requires an occasional website review, not necessarily always a “redesign” or “relaunch.” This week I spent some time analyzing, refactoring, and optimizing my personal sites. I thought to share a few things for inspiration and discussion…

Post from February 10, 2008, filed under .

CSS: Selector Variables

Complex projects suffer from higher cost of selector changes, and long sequences of simple selectors do impact the understandability and efficiency of style sheets. One solution could be selector variables or “synonyms,” a concept I proposed to the CSS Working Group …

Post from February 7, 2008, filed under .

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