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Cross Browser Testing Just Got Easier – Adobe Browserlab

Posted in: Browsers by Richard Hearne on October 22, 2009

Building sites that work seamlessly across browsers and platforms is a difficult task, but now, thanks to Adobe Browserlab, the task of QA’ing your pages just got a whole lot easier.

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Using Text Replacement with Flash – Dangerous?

Posted in: Browsers,JavaScript,Search Engine Optimisation by Richard Hearne on August 8, 2007

Flash Replacement can be an excellent addition to your website. When implemented correctly it offers a great win-win outcome – your users have an improved visitor experience, and the Search Engines can index the complete content of your page.

But implemented poorly and your site could be on the receiving end of a penalty, or worse still – an outright ban.

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When User Agent Sniffing Goes Horribly Wrong

Posted in: Browsers,Google,Search Engine Optimisation by Richard Hearne on February 14, 2007

What happnes when your User Agent sniffing goes wrong?

So terribly wrong that you actually block Search Engine spiders from EVERY page on your site?

I sense supplemental hell a-coming…

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Blind People Can’t Eat Chocolate

Posted in: Browsers,CSS,JavaScript by Richard Hearne on February 13, 2007

Hand on heart, this is one of the biggest shockers I’ve ever come across.

You probably wont know what all the fuss is about. But believe me when I say that this is going to go into a text book someday. And it won’t be under a ‘best’ title.

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Really Simple Guide to RSS

As the title suggests, this is A Really Simple Guide to RSS.

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eGovernment Accessibility Analysis

Posted in: Browsers,CSS,JavaScript,Standards,Usability,WebDev by Richard Hearne on December 10, 2006

A study into the Accessibility of major Government, Public and Political websites.

The full study is available for download from within this post.

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Dublin Might be Ready for Vista, But is Microsoft?

Posted in: Browsers,Marketing,Security,Technology by Richard Hearne on December 5, 2006

ready for a new day?

Er, um, well, maybe. I’m not so sure Microsoft was though.

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Golden Spider Awards – The Results

Posted in: Browsers,CSS,Marketing,Standards,Usability,WebDev by Richard Hearne on November 24, 2006

The entries this year were outstanding and testament to the strength of the Irish internet industry. These awards provide an important opportunity to recognise and showcase online excellence.

Mr. Cathal Magee, MD eircom

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Does Google Know Your MSN & Y! Searches?

Posted in: Browsers,Google,JavaScript,Search Engines,Security by Richard Hearne on November 17, 2006

Very interesting find by SEO by the SEA. It appears that your browser is sharing your search history with all and sundry.

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If I Had Taken My Own Advice….

Posted in: Browsers,CSS,Standards,WebDev by Richard Hearne on November 16, 2006

I wouldn’t have this to write about :D

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The Quick & Easy Guide to Better HTML

Posted in: Browsers,CSS,Standards,Statistics,Technology,WebDev by Richard Hearne on November 12, 2006

We all want them. Visitors have a better experience. Searchers find what they’re looking for. Site owners enjoy more prosperity. And the Internet community have something to pour praise on. So what’s holding Ireland’s websites back?

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Did Someone Say That Internet Scams Were Becoming More Sophisticated

Posted in: Browsers,General,Security,Technology by Richard Hearne on November 1, 2006

Using some reverse psychology to sell your phishing scam. Now if you could just get a decent English speaking copywriter you’ll be emptying those PermanentTSB accounts in no time.

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Enterprise Ireland Doesn’t Look Too Good

Posted in: Browsers,CSS by Richard Hearne on October 4, 2006

Enterprise Ireland are the body tasked with representing Ireland’s business interests across the globe.

Having an accessible and usable website might be a good start?

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Wow, I forgot just how much I hate IE

Posted in: Browsers,General by Richard Hearne on September 12, 2006

Hanging around in Internet cafes in Asia has reminded me just how much I hate MS Internet Explorer .

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It’s Official – Aliens Prefer Firefox

Posted in: Browsers,General by Richard Hearne on August 15, 2006

I just have to post this – so cool! Via Threadwatch.org: Check it out! What better endorsement could Mozilla want?

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How To Block IE7 in Windows Update (if you’re not too late!)

Posted in: Browsers,General,Security by Richard Hearne on July 27, 2006

How to block Windows Update from automatically installing Internet Explorer 7.

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