Design for the
Some background and resources about designing for
the COMPLETE web. Updated April 2014
MS Resources for EW
Prerequisites for Using Microsoft Expression Web
article giving some detail if you're new to Expression Web
A blog provided by MS Technical authors "dedicated to improving the quality
and usability of the documentation for the Microsoft Expression family of
A Microsoft MSDN resource for
serious web development
Expression Web Support Team
The team created a blog with solutions to installation issues
plus other hints. It's well tagged to help you find relevant content. xweb
Moving from FrontPage to Expression Web?
There are now lots of resources to help you do this.
The Mobile Web
A great new resource from SitePoint.
Has sections on developing responsive sites for use on mobiles, plus
devloping apps for the three main platforms.
IE10 - Be Prepared
If you are running ASP.Net sites there's an important server update that you need to check for so that they work with IE10.
There's also a tweak you may need to make for previewing sites on IE10 from
IE10 on Windows Phone 8 also has an issue with media queries.
More details on these.
Updated July 2013
asp:menu in IE8 The asp:menu control in ASP.Net 2 will not display
in IE8. There are two solutions. 1) Force the browser into IE7 compatibility
the better solution here which fixes the problem correctly.
Tester is a free web browser that allows you to have the rendering and
and 8, as well as
the installed version. It's a beta release so has bugs but is usable
MS VPC Images for running old (or newer) versions of IE. If the tester above
gives you problems or you'd prefer to run genuine versions see the
MS VPC IMages
ASP.Net Menus in Safari
Browser Extensions for web development
Updated Aug 2013
FireFox-like search in IE Find-as-you-type
FireFox loading very slowly when you preview a page on localhost? See this
blog entry from Dan Wahlin
Introductory Video on setting up IIS7. An excellent tutorial showing how to
set sites up to use IIS
Do you create HTML emails? If so you need to be aware of how
Outlook 2007 renders them
An excellent article on
SitePoint about creating HTML emails
Sitemaps - The standard XML sitemap format gives a common
protocol for search engine auto-discovery. See
for a good FAQ and details of the protocol and format.
On-line sitemap creation