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What’s in a word?
@media wrapped up with a Hot Topics discussion panel. One of the hot topics suggested by an attendee was ‘semantics’. There seems to be something of an obsession with the word in web circles.
Your mantra for today: ditch divs and eliminate ids for leaner, more meaningful mark-up. Now before you turn away, branding me as a slave to semantics, I will explain some of the common misconceptions to show how the number of divs and ids can easily be reduced.
Just get on with the hard stuff
Semantic HTML is just HTML 2.0 with some sensibly named divs
Semantically speaking, should we be using tables to lay out forms, or should we be using some other mark-up combined with CSS? There arguments for both, but I reckon the most flexible answer is hidden in HTML 2.
Lists, lists & more lists
A discussion of the recent prevalence and possible overuse of heavily styled lists for such elements as site navigation and overall blog structure.