Weekend Links – Best CSS Hacks, Apache Speed Optimization, AJAX File Upload, Image Theft
10 Best CSS Hacks
CSS hacks are, unfortunately, a necessary evil on the web. Here are some of the best.
Speed Up Apache - How I Went From F to A in YSlow
This article details ways you can speed up your website using PHP and .htaccess.
AJAX File Upload Tutorial
If you've wanted to know how to build a great AJAX uploading script, check out this article.
Eric Wendelin details how to highlight words from a Google search. Awesome job, Eric!
Techniques for Fighting Image Theft
Image theft can be a huge problem -- here are some possible solutions.
Note: This post has been updated.
One of my huge web peeves is when an element has click events attached to it but the element doesn't sport the "pointer" cursor. I mean how the hell is the user supposed to know they can/should click on...
We've always been able to create links with protocols other than the usual HTTP, like mailto, skype, irc ,and more; they're an excellent convenience to visitors. With mobile phone browsers having become infinitely more usable, we can now extend that convenience to phone numbers: