There are plenty of opinions about organizing markup, but the W3C is the predominant authority in such matters. When referring to the proper position of script tags, the latest W3C content is a bit vague.

Where does the tag go?

Another small performance gain that designers and developers should employ is specifying their image width and height. This article explains why setting the dimensions of your images helps you and the theory behind it. See the best practice.

When using JSLint or JSHint, you will get the "Missing radix parameter" error when using parseInt without a second argument. (more…)

With Twitter Bootstrap modals in either version 2 or 3, you can easily prevent the modal window from being closed with the escape key or by clicking on the black backdrop outside the window. see the code

Hmmm… should you use GET or POST as the method for your HTML forms? Neither! You should be using post, actually. While the world will keep on spinning no matter how you capitalize the word, all attribute values should really be lowercase for consistency. (more…)

SolidlyStated’s various hardware, software, and design updates have been sparse lately. I wanted to make sure all my reader’s know that I haven’t been slacking. I have been working on a web property for another LLC I am part of and getting that off the ground. Read all about it.

I just came across a need to do some JavaScript validation for radio buttons and had the pleasure of being reminded that radio buttons aren’t referenced as other form elements are. I decided to throw together this quick tutorial as a reminder of how to do it. Reference Radio

It is helpful for website logins to autofill usernames and passwords on HTML inputs, but can be a pain in the butt when you work with password change/reset forms or forms with credit card number fields. In these instances, you don’t want numbers to automatically fill in (or be remembered by a browser). Learn how to stop it.

Like most web developers who publish articles, I always preach about standards and best practices (which, incidentally, makes me wonder why we don’t see more loud-mouthed naysayers who try to get recognition by writing about how all that is a big joke.) This article will be no different, except this time no one can argue about whether it makes a real difference. Today, I will be talking about progressive enhancement. Enhance it!

A website’s “favorites icon” or “bookmark icon” is an often-overlooked element on a web page. Web designers and developers implement this simple image in different ways. In this article, I will explain the differences and the solid way to use your favicon. Let’s talk icons.