Thoughts About Responsive Design

When offering thoughts on developing a responsive workflow I mentioned that responsive design is ushering in a new phase of web design. It’s more than a few techniques slapped together under a new name.
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Why (And How) You Should Use HTML5 Microdata

Structured data is a way to communicate more information about your content to any machine or program capable of understanding the structure. It’s a way to give more semantic meaning to your content and data.
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How To Design Headlines and Subheadings

Headlines draw people into your copy and they help strengthen information scent. Subheadings create a hierarchy and allow you to communicate messages to those who scan. How should we visually design these very important parts our pages?
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Keep People On Your Site With A Strong Information Scent

A few weeks ago while listening to the CopyBlogger podcast I was reminded of information scent (it came up in passing about 12 minutes in). It’s a subject that doesn’t always get covered in design circles. However it’s an important concept and one we should be thinking about at every stage of the design process.
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How To Develop Using HTML5: Demo Part 2

The new semantic elements in html5 are fairly easy to understand, but to really become comfortable using them you need to actually use them in documents. To get myself started I created a demo page representing a typical blog post and developed it using html5.
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