W3C Markup Validation Service adds experimental HTML5 support
A few days ago, the W3C added experimental support for HTML5 to their online markup validation service. The addition is an important catalyst that is arguably overdue.
Why The data: URI Scheme Could Help Save Your Slow Site
Slow page loads getting you down? The data: URI scheme could be the solution! While not supported in all browsers yet, data: URIs allow you to embed images within an HTML documents, thus reducing the need for an http request. As Meitar describes, it couldn’t be easier to use—whether you’re calling images for content within your HTML, or for background decoration from your style sheet.
How to Use Conditional Comments for Better CSS
Sometimes it’s the simplest things that go unnoticed for the longest time. Case in point, while catching up on some WSG reading tonight, I discovered a way to use conditional comments to write better CSS.