Pig Work

Weblog of Freelance Designer Steven Clark aka Norty Pig

4/3/2005

TheNews Becomes Standard Compliant

Filed under: — nortypig @ 10:14 am

The recent dramatic rebuild of graphic designer Jason Carter’s TheNews launched today with a new minimilist look and with XHTML 1.0 Strict, CSS, and powered by WordPress. While its not the eye candy but the white space pushing this design it’s built with a definite eye on being more usable and accessible than the previous one.

It’s encouraging to see the local web development industry becoming more open to the ideal of a more accessible and universal web. So, no tooting because I did the coding, congratulations to TheNews for reaching a greater audience more effectively with this new facelift. I’ve already subscribed to the RSS feed too.

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  1. Temporarily have the old TheNews.com.au back up while some work gets finished on the new one so it’ll give you a good idea of the evolutionary step involved.

    Comment by nortypig — 5/3/2005 @ 2:55 pm

  2. TheNews.com.au is back up again with slight colour improvements. Sorry for any inconvenience.

    Comment by nortypig — 5/3/2005 @ 3:37 pm

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