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Mobile responsive site design in Expression Web
Although it doesn’t have any specific tools to help responsive or mobile site design this is still possible in Expression Web and I’ve created a number of snippets to help the process. HTML5 and CSS3 are the key to responsive design, so the snippets cover the new HTML5 layout elements, form input types and microdata tags, and the CSS3 snippets cover box-radius, box-shadow, gradients etc. The mobile snippets include the CSS3 media queries, mobile meta tags and the responsd.js shim that enables older ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 15, 2012 9:35 PM

Who is Expression Web aimed at and at what market?
In answering this question it helps to look at the overall creation of a website and the processes involved.The term 'web design' still in common use, is something of a misnomer. 'Web creation' seems to be a better term and it involves three distinct processes.The design of the ‘look and feel’ of the site or the ‘UI’. This is often (and best) done by someone with artistic or graphic design skills, but with an appreciation of what is possible on the web. This is the real ‘design’ activity.The translation ......

Posted On Sunday, May 13, 2012 10:05 PM

Clarification on the European Cookie Law
The European Cookie Law finally became part of UK law in May 2011 and the ICO (Information Commissioners Office) will now start to enforce it after a year’s grace. Interpreting the requirements isn’t easy and there has been little guidance from the ICO itself. Some clarification has finally come from the International Chamber of Commerce as this article from UK magazine PC Pro explains. ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 8:03 PM

Is Expression Web Moribund? - A response
A post on the Expression Forum asked the question, 'Is Expression Web moribund?'. It was prompted by this article written by add-in developer Dennis DeRobertis. It gave rise to some interesting replies. Mine was as follows, with some further thoughts added."No one here is able to say whether MS regard Expression Web as moribund but I certainly hope not. One thing for sure though is that it's in urgent need of updates.The web evolves continually and since SP2 was released, has moved into what Brett ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 9:36 PM

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