Is it really necessary to validate the code?

It’s the mania of those who tend to perfection and write the code with almost a maniacal accuracy,  to see the green  check mark that indicates that the code of the web page newly developed passed the validation control. But what does validating a code mean? And why is convenient validate the code? And yet, is it always necessary to pass the validation or there can be some exceptions?

First things first, in this article we’ll try to answer to all the interrogatives posted and with which many developers find themselves facing everyday.

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How to order the elements with jQuery (1/2)

How to order the elements with jQuery (1/2)

In this article we’ll treat the fascinating and always increasingly used the technique of the item ordering in an html document. The classical example could be the management of WordPress widgets. To activate a widget we have to drag it...

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Plagiarism and web design: prevention and reaction

Plagiarism and web design: prevention and reaction

It’s a situation that many web designers may  face during their carrier:  finding out that someone, somewhere on the web has shamelessly copied your work, passing it off as their own, is without doubt a really unpleasant experience. And frustrating....

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Inspiration: when web designers go … to drink

Inspiration: when web designers go … to drink

The topic galleries of inspiration always arise in me a certain interest, especially if I have the fortune to find many collections related with the object of the design I’’m working on. It’s with this spirit- aware that I’ll make...

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Tutorial + Psd: creating a professional Vcard in a few steps

Tutorial + Psd: creating a professional Vcard in a few steps

A week ago we talked about the VCard phenomenon: what they were, how they could be used and also which were the main characteristics of an efficient VCard. Today it's the time to put into practice what we learned, trying...

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Accessibility and reality: the horror gallery (first part)

Accessibility and reality: the horror gallery (first part)

It happens that I read on the web a bit too often, statements of web-designers ( or presumed) that say that they get paid separately  for the compatibilty with browsers  like Internet Explorer 6 and even the accessibilty of the...

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Accessibility: is your site readable?

Accessibility: is your site readable?

A few weeks ago we treated the issue of the web-standard fonts and in particular the specifications CSS3 @font-face. An important aspect that, for one reason or another, I didn’t take in consideration is the readability of the “fonts”: “now”...

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Portfolio? No,VCard: when doing things “small” is better

Portfolio? No,VCard: when doing things “small” is better

Those who saw the film “American Psycho”  surely remember the part full of pathos where Patrick Bateman and other daddy’s boys  show off their business card just to boast in an elegant way-    maniacally,  if you permit- their social status:...

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Database structuring (1/3): The primary key

Database structuring (1/3): The primary key

We start today with a series of articles on database structuring. Throughout years of militancy in various support forums, I have realized that there are many users who are perfectly able to manipulate databases, even with very complex queries, but...

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Why typographically thinking ruins your site? (second part)

Why typographically thinking ruins your site? (second part)

A couple of weeks ago  we talked about how some summaries of the traditional graphics are stored and  wrongly reused in the web world: for example the definition of the height of the elements involved in  the layout. But there...

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Trends: the new retrò web design and the “CSS3 style”

Trends: the new retrò web design and the “CSS3 style”

On the web the CSS3 and the HTML5 mania go crazy and this is nothing new. Web designers from around the world indulge themselves with animations –of doubtful utility but, we have to admit, certainly creative- they experiment shades and...

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The tools for a remote life

The tools for a remote life

In this article I want to discuss with you all, trying to create a list o f all those applications and tools  that are essential for a remote life. For remote life I intend the passage  of all the documents,...

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Accessibility: how and why to be careful with the colors to use

Accessibility: how and why to be careful with the colors to use

In the previous articles, of the series "Why typographically thinking ruins your site" we already talked about taking in consideration the possible personalization of a website from the user and the standard font , leaving out although a very important issue: the...

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How to present the draft to the client: tips and examples

How to present the draft to the client: tips and examples

Here, we go, we finally got it: inspiration finally paid off and the graphic draft of the site we’re working on is finally finished. A last revision at the details  et voilà ,  it’s ready to be presented to the...

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PHP Tips – Warning: Cannot modify header information. Let’s get things straight

PHP Tips – Warning: Cannot modify header information. Let’s get things straight

Tell me the truth: you have had to mix it up with this error at least once, haven't you? In this pill we'll get things straight, once and for all, how this error occurs, how to avoid it and, if...

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Elements of cryptography: The asymmetrical cryptography

Elements of cryptography: The asymmetrical cryptography

In the previous article we saw how the symmetric cryptography occupied much of the history of this discipline. However in modern times it has become increasingly urgent the need to develop a system that goes beyond the single key to...

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Web Design and copyright: when creating a website with our name is an utopia

Web Design and copyright: when creating a website with our name is an utopia

Some time ago a YIW reader aroused our interest with  a question, asked to us privately, concerning the copyright in web design. The doubts expressed on that occasion are the same that- as I had way to understand recently- many...

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WordPress from A to Z: personalize the comments template (Part 2)

WordPress from A to Z: personalize the comments template (Part 2)

Last week we left each other after we’ve created the required page to visualize the list of comments present on every article and the related form. To visualize the list of comments we used the predefined template put at disposal...

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Restaurants and web design: best practices and showcase

Restaurants and web design: best practices and showcase

Creating a website for a restaurant or for a gastronomic activity in general may be very stimulating for a designer and, certainly there are many ways to be inspired. We begin from the supposition  that in similar cases we’re not...

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