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Dr. Design - Popups, Domain Names, Copyright and More

The Doctor is in! This week he has a long line of patients waiting — and if you’d like to join the queue, email him your questions at drdesign@sitepoint.com Resizing An Already Open Popup Window Hey Doc, I need to know how to close a Popup window from a parent window. I have a parent page with 4 swf buttons. Each button activates a popup window _blank, and each window _blank is a different size. Now, here’s the...

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Dr Design - Closing Popups and Propagating Data

This week, the Doc’s in fine form, tending all kins of maladies. Here he treats SSIs, popups, and more… but if you have a question that’s not covered, email him and let him know. He’ll be glad to help! Closing a Popup on Onunload Doctor, my question is similar to Anna’s, but I want the link in the content frame that loads a page to unonload a popup. There are links that open other windows on this page,...

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Dr. Design's Definitive Design Links List

Looking for something? A font? Some stock photos? Maybe a tutorial or two? Then you’ve come to the right place! Created and maintained by our own Community members, these lists of tried and true sites contain only the best and most useful resources. We use them ourselves every day! So don’t spend hours surfing. The best sites are listed right here! And if you’d like to suggest a link, simply email us. What are you...

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Dr. Design - From File Extensions to Masked eMail

Another month, another waiting room full of patients for Dr. Design. As usual, he takes email address ails, multiple window woes, and the diagnosis of numerous file extensions in his stride… File Extensions – Which is Which? Hey Doctor Design. There are so many different file extensions for HTML. .html, .htm, .xhtml, .shtml, etc… How do you know which one to use and for what? — Tom Tom, most of the extensions...

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Dr Design - Media Player, Validators and More!

Hey guys! Welcome to my regular spot. I’ll be here in the first week of each month to answer your questions. So get writing to me at drdesign@sitepoint.com! Protect What’s Yours Hey Doc! I run a photography site, and I’ve included a lot of my own shots on the site. How can I stop users from taking these photos from my pages? — Phillipe Phillipe, this is probably one of the questions I get asked most often....

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Dr. Design - Backend, Frontend, Menus and More

Phew, last week had us dealing with some rather cancerous IIS issues, and this week we’ll delve a little deeper into this complex realm. Perhaps a Server Vaccine would be useful… Quick, send your questions in now before the editor rewrites my opener! Split Up Long Input Forms Dr. Design, How do sites breakup and spread a long user input form over several pages (continue…>>) with the submit button on the last...

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HTML Coding Q&A

Q. Which versions of IE and Netscape can read Java & JavaScript? — Agnes A. Netscape 2+ supports JavaScript, and Internet Explorer version 3+ supports JScript. According to StatMarket.com over 90% of Internet surfers have JavaScript/JScript enabled. Q. I would like to be able to offer a subscription, to say, the top 10 marketing newsletters. The idea is that visitors would click on the bullet button thereby selecting the...