So you’€™re hacking your own blog template or site and want to make it good? There’€™s a whole lot of practices out there that really should be considered obsolete, but aren’€™t. For some reason you still find table-based layouts, which of course is unnecessary in today’€™s CSS loving world.
Emil over at Friendly Bit has written a nice post called Encyclopedia of HTML elements where he comments on what elements he thinks are OK to use and how, and what’€™s not. It’€™s a good read, especially for the not so experienced webdesigner who don’€™t quite grasp what all those web standard advocates are bitching about.
Thord Daniel Hedengren is a designer, writer, and blogger, and also the former editor of The Blog Herald. He used to be a hotshot in the gaming industry in Sweden, but sold everything and went International. Most recently he wrote a book called Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, and does loads of kickass design.