Site “Realign”

I was reading some articles at A List Apart, and it inspired me to “realign” my site so that it not only validated but was also standards-compliant. The articles made me realize just how design-oriented my code was rather than structure- or readability-oriented. My pages would have made absolutely no sense to someone unversed in Web design, and they were basically useless to anyone not using my stylesheets.

So now the site has a logical structure and properly utilizes the HTML tags. I’ve gotten rid of my style-class-happy-ness in favor of structural IDs and tag nesting. And I also took the opportunity to make some visual changes, obviously. 😉

The re-coding hopefully has made it easier to navigate for more people, and it reflects the content better. For one thing, I realized the Asian stir-fry dish I was using as the header image before is completely unreflective of what I usually cook–I don’t think I’ve ever made a stir-fry before, but I make omelets and veggies all the time.

Let me know what you think of the improvements. 🙂

3 thoughts on “Site “Realign””

  1. Looks lovely! Sometimes i get waaay to into writing my code structure wise as opposed to design and then have a hell of a crappy time trying to make my design work. But. YAY WEB STANDARDS!

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