Mid-week Feast of Links
The harsh reality is that there are so many good sites, articles, resources, posts out there. I can understand why sideblogs with just links in them are spreading in popularity. At any rate, here are some terrific resources that I’ve been wanting to share:
Resources to inspirational sites done with CSS:
- Category: CSS is Maccaws.org’s listing of inspirational commercial sites based on web standards. You’ll find plenty here using CSS.
- ShowCase at css-discuss.org’s Wiki showcases CSS sites.
Helping Your Website
- Help the Googlebot understand your web site via Scribbling.net.
- Nine things you can do to make your web site better via Scribbling.net.
More on URLs
- How to recognize a Weblog tool by its permalinks by Matthew Thomas.
- Retooling the URL: The Steps is a helpful post by John Engler explaining his thoughts behind the directory structure and URL approach taken for his weblog. He includes code snippets for mod_rewrite, a little PHP, and Movable Type.
- The Cranky User: Making URLs accessible provides good things to consider when planning your site URLs. By Peter Seebach for IBM developerworks Web Architecture section.
- Lowering bandwidth usage with TTL in RSS by Neil Turner.
- Lockergnome’s RSS Resource[hat tip: Web Voice, by Olivier Travers]
- Optimizing Your Feed, Part I is a new article by Adam Kalsey for Lockergnome. [hat tip: Measure Twice, Adam Kalsey]
- Garden Djinn is a new Typepad-based weblog all about gardening. Nicely done.
- magpiebrain by Sam Newman covers code, interesting sites, Movable Type, Java, RSS, and more.
- Metakappa: Blogosphere is a weblog about the philosophy sociology and technology around blogs.
- Movies and More is a weblog by Dan Webster providing news, notes, books, and movie reviews.
- Your very own URL shortening service is a freely available cgi script by Mark Paschal.