An irresistible HTML element deep dive from Ire Aderinokun, this time on the
<abbr title=""></abbr> element for abbreviations. You can kinda just use it (JUI) and it works fine, but if you're hoping to make a tooltip for them (which works on touchscreens as well), then it's much more complicated.
The following is a guest post by Catalin Rosu, who along with some colleagues, dug up a ton of data about the HTML content of web sites. This is the most recent study of its kind and wildly fascinating to see the results. I find it especially fun to compare the top results to what I would have guessed would have won.
We've all been there. We try to improve our HTML code making it clean, beautiful, and readable. … Read article