Firefox Extensions For Web Developers

One of the main benefits of the Firefox web browser is the active development community that continues to allow new features to be added through extensions. You can find extensions to Firefox that help with many aspects of your web browsing experience. Extensions though can turn Firefox into something more than a simple or enhanced web browser. Web developers can find many that will increase productivity and help get projects done quicker.

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Content Is King

Earlier today I came across a table on the ZDNet blog listing the top 10 visited sites for the month of February, 2006. None of the sites on the list will shock you at all. They’re some of the major players on the web and if I asked you to make your own top site list before seeing this one you’d probably include 7 or 8 of them on your list.

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Usability And Convention

It seems my latest post on usability was well timed. Ok usability isn’t exactly new, but earlier in the same day Jakob Nielsen released his latest Alertbox column on avoiding within-page links. I think some his rationale emphasizes points I made in that post and figured the topic was worth a revisit.

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Web Design Usability

Far too many people equate flashy graphics with web design. While graphics are important to good web design, usability is more important.

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Choosing Colors For Your Website

One of the earlier decisions you’re likely to make when designing your site is what colors to use. If you already have an existing logo the decision becomes easier as you’ll probably want to match the colors in the logo. But what if you don’t have an existing logo or the site is not going to use the colors in the current company logo?

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