10 Years Of Web Design!

This year Voodoochilli turns ten years old which is a long time for such a new industry. Ten years ago I vividly remember working on a September morning on a personal project. I stopped putting together the table infested HTML document with Adobe GoLive to run and see what the commotion was next door. My…

Redesign of Voodoochilli.net

One of our personal sites, Voodoochilli.net the online artists portfolio has been redesigned. We decided to use full CSS this time (as last time it was a hybrid of CSS and tables). As usual there were a few problems with Internet explorer 6, but we managed to find a work around. Anyway, if you’re an…

Multiple versions of Internet Explorer on one machine

As you are probably aware, Internet Explorer is infamous for ignoring standards which has always made building CSS heavy sites very difficult. For example, in a recent article I described how I built a CSS only site, only to find out it didn’t work at all in Internet Explorer 6. God knows what Explorer 5…

Full CSS Versus Table based layout

I think this is one of the biggest technical issues affecting many web designers at the moment. Many designers (probably most) have now switched over to full CSS design, also known as CSS-P. Its potential advantages are a more useable, flexible and compliant design, however from my experience this isn’t happening yet. There are really…

What is the best free online browser based WYSIWYG?

For those of you that don’t know WYSIWYG stands for What You See Is What You Get. A WYSIWYG is used as tool to construct HTML, giving the user a close approximation of what the resulting HTML will look like while editing content. A popular example is the design view in Dreamweaver. As well as…

5 top free web development tools

I think the best tool I use often in developing a website is the internet itself. If there is anything I don’t know or am stuck with, I Google it. As you probably know Google is now actually a verb in English dictionaries. This is due to the fact that so many people use Google…

Scrollable HTML content without the use of frames

The majority of projects our company work on are powered by some form of custom built content management system (CMS). Depending on the exact requirements of a project, we will build a system for those exact needs. There are a few features that are required often, for example; image uploads, page creation, file browsing etc.…