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HTML5: Interpreting a Specification

In my efforts to recode this site for HTML5 I found myself confused by the meaning of various elements of the specification. And here, I thought it was me. As evidenced by the commentary in the linked thread, I will go forward and interpret the specification on a case-by-case basis.

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A Redesign on Its Way

I have spent the last month or so not only redesigning the forward-facing layout of this site, but also restructuring the backend. This involves re-writing the code to HTML5, upgrading to ExpressionEngine 2 and rebuilding the architecture of the administrative section of the site.

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Build a Tumblr Blog with EE

Andy Johnson of the design studio Shaping the Page wrote an exceptional tutorial on using ExpressionEngine to build a simple Tumblr blog. He explains how his studio uses the approach outlined in the tutorial for the Journal section of its site.

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Hyphenation on the Web

As it has been stated many times in the past, typesetting on the web is difficult, if not, near impossible. The lack of full control for tracking and kerning forces many web authors to forgo true justification of text and settle for the option of ragged-right alignment. But, as is evidenced by almost every web page, even this form of formatting text for the screen does not prevent the inelegant display of words and paragraphs.