XHTML and CSS

We Need Better Article Tools

The current tools that are given to readers of an online newspaper are simply extensions or small improvements to the browser's own tools.

Story Structures: Spiral & Shortcuts

The medium is the message, or at least the message length. This structure attempts to unify those different lengths into one cohesive message.

Bylines

Attribution it important, however in a medium built around iteractivity and two-way communication, the old standards need to be updated.

Story Structures: Fishbone

One of the simplest story structures, allowing readers to explore single words or phrases deeper, without leaving the original narrative.

Nesting links to create a story package

Teasing a story package from the front page of a site using traditional html links is the equivalent of rubber-banding together a stack of pages. A better solution is needed to display their relationship.

URLs

As a core standard that has been around since the beginning of the internet, it is about time that we began doing them correctly.

Shackling Readers Inside Frames

Yet another rant against the use of frames, especially when used to link to outside sites.

Site Redesigns

I hate full website redesigns. Was the previous design so egregious that a slow evolution couldn't fix it?