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Category Archives: HTML

Disappearing content in MSIE7 using AJAX

I write web applications for a living. I enjoy it immensely. Webkit-based browsers (FireFox, Mozilla, Chrome, and Safari) are a pleasure to work with – they render closely to what you design with stylesheets, their JavaScript engines perform quickly and what you’d expect, and the final rendering of sites is generally pleasing. Internet Explorer 6 […]

Valid characters in attribute names in HTML/XML

This has been bugging me for a while, because I do a fair bit of HTML and XML custom parsing code, and kind of wondered what would be the valid characters for an attribute name in a HTML tag, e.g. <a href=”…” name=”…”>thing</a> So, what are the valid characters in HTML (or XML) for “href” […]