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Dec 14th 2010
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As I was telling last time, I am in the procesess of designing a new web site. This time I am taking the task pretty seriously: while usually I just tweak the style (CSS+HTML) of the page, for the new one I went deeply inside WordPress structure, changing the content to suit my needs. This means I had to learn quite a few PHP(1).

Talking about style, I took into account all your comments (especially the ones about the text being too small) in the new design, but I also stumbled into annoying browser-related problems. In fact it seems that there are still browsers ignoring the W3C recommendations, like the :before and :after CSS selectors or the super-useful counter are not working—surprise surprise—in Internet Explorer, along with infinite bugs related to the position property.

The good news is that it seems that the users stuck with IE are less than I thought: looking at the statistics for SMFG in the year 2010 they are just over 25%, instead of the 50% I was expecting. (The actual figures for the Webkit engine are Safari 15.3 % and Chrome 4.3 %.)

Browser families

I’m doing my best to cover most scenarios, although I have no access at any Mac computer, and I only have my brother’s IE7 for checking. I hope you all will give me hints on any visualisation or behaviour problem.

Ta-ta for now, stay tuned for more news!


  1. I surfed across half of the Interwebs before having an idea of what was happening, and still I am a SQL illiterate, let’s see how long can I get away with this!

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  1. Ti preferivo quando giravi il mondo alla ricerca del perfetto centro dell’universo! di cossa casso parlitu?

    • pt says:

      E se il centro dell’universo fosse perfettamente situato in viale Luzzatti?


      ------3-6-3-------3---3---3---2
      ----3-------3-----3---3---1---1
      --3-----------3---3---3---2---2
      5---------------------------0--
      ------------------------0------
      ----------------3---3----------

  2. Julie Kohler says:

    ma poi ci fornirai l’indirizzo del nuovo sito, vero?

  3. Enrico says:

    Sono d’accordo al 100% con Emilio!
    Cos’è ‘sta roba?

  4. In merito al centro dell’universo mi riferivo a cio’ che tira piu’ d’un carro di buoi….

  5. a-l-e says:

    bella P!
    ricordandoti che il centro del TUO universo è e sarà sempre MARCON(!!!) “colgo l’occasione per comunicarti che”:
    1- spritz di natale posticipato a dopo-natale…
    tipo martedì/mercoledì…da definire…
    2- …quindi tienti libero!!!
    3- …& merry “fine young” christmas!;-)

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