Entries from August 2011

In defence of lists

Over time, I’ve noticed a few people criticising what they call “listitis”. In the same way that Jeffery Zeldman called out “divitis” and “classitis” in Designing with Web Standards, “listitis” apparently refers to excesssive use of list elements (ul and ol) in markup. For example, on a fairly typical page you might have the main […]

Ajax pagination with jQuery and the History API

On many websites that have paged content such as search results or product listings, when you click a pagination link, the new content will be loaded in via Ajax and replace the current content, sparing the user another full page load. Nice as it is, I’ve never been that much of a fan, because having […]