the whole shebang

February 28, 2007

Bite the bullet — to bullet, or not?

Filed under: accessibility,Blogging,Tutorials,Website Design/CSS — wholeshebang @ 6:06 am

Besides being a great article about one area of writing style, “To bullet, or not” also highlights important aspects of web-design in particular: thinking about the semantics (meaning) of content before you mark it up with code, thinking about making your pages easy-to-read, etc.

Must reading!


November 1, 2006

Awesome WordPress theme in progress

Filed under: Blogging,Website Design/CSS — wholeshebang @ 9:19 am

Check out this great theme called “ChkLater 2” on a website designer’s blog, “Designer Thought.

It is a work-in-progress at the moment. It can be a ***** getting precise designs like these to work ifor all major web browsers.

Tutorial: CSS Nov-1-2006

Filed under: Blogging,Tutorials — wholeshebang @ 7:15 am

This is my CSS, which I modified yet again after adding the LuckyPolls poll:

It is based on the “Rubric” theme…information below. */

Theme Name: Rubric
Theme URI:
Description: A flexible and clean theme with a pen on top.
Version: 1.0

Tutorial: LuckyPolls

Filed under: Blogging,Tutorials — wholeshebang @ 6:57 am

When you make a poll at, it is very simple. You provide your email address, give a name to your poll (the question) and fill in the options. It automatically generates HTML code for 4 formats:

  1. The most popular, an HTML form; You can’t use forms on
  2. A format that uses hard links to each answer instead of a form
  3. An AIM-compatible (AOL Instant Messaging) HTML link; the vistor must go to the LuckyPolls website to see the complete poll
  4. A standard HTML link; the vistor must go to the Lucky Polls website to see the complete poll


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