Tag Archives: web

United Kingdom parliamentary URL structure: change needed

Andy Mabbett suggests how the United Kingdom parliamentary website’s URL structure for biographies could be improved; and why it should be. Continue reading

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Idea: A tool to make it easy to subscribe to web-based lists of Twitter accounts

Andy Mabbett proposes a tool to make it easy to subscribe to web-based lists of Twitter accounts. Continue reading

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Politician pin ups – open-licensed pictures, please

Andy Mabbett calls on public bodies to provide open-licensed pictures of politicians and senior officers. Continue reading

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Open-licensing your images. What it means and how to do it.

Andy Mabbett gives an introduction to the concept of open-licensing images, and explains how you can contribute to the community by open-licensing yours. Continue reading

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The Highway Code should be available as a set of linkable HTML documents, not just PDFs

The Highway Code should be available as a set of HTML documents, not just PDFs, and it should be easy to link to a specific section. Continue reading

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When writing about the web, links are required

The Telegraph needs to understand that the word “Web” in World Wide Web refers to the interlinking of articles on different sites. Continue reading

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25 things about Andy Mabbett

0000-0001-5882-6823I’ve been wondering whether anyone would tag me to give “Seven Things you Never Knew About Me”, and how on Earth I would come up with that many. My friend and colleague Emma Routh tagged me on Facebook in a … Continue reading

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hAccessibility – Unhappy First Birthday

0000-0001-5882-6823It’s one year today since Bruce Lawson and James Craig published “hAccessibility“, about the misuse of the ‘abbr’ element in microformats (an issue I first raised on 20 September 2006 in Accessify Forums). As recent events show, the microformats cabal … Continue reading

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