University of Vermont

UVM Self-help Web Guide

Online resources for Web developers

General
  • World Wide Web Consortium: The group setting the standards for HTML, CSS and more.
  • A List Apart: Fantastic articles by leading web professionals directed at people who make websites.
  • Firebug: integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of web development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.
  • Web Developer extension: adds various web developer tools to a browser. The extension is available for Firefox and Chrome, and will run on any platform that these browsers support including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
  • Link Validator: This is a great tool for verifying the functionality of the links on your page. Because the Web is such a fluid environment, it is recommended that you verify links frequently.
  • Higher Ed Analytics: A great refernce for understanding and leveraging web traffic data in the higher education sphere.
Accessibility
Audiences and Marketing Messages
Content
CSS
  • CSS: Reference for cascading style sheet users.
  • CSS3.info: Everything you need to know about CSS3.
  • Jigsaw: Validate your CSS.
Graphics and Photos
Programming (Scripts and Databases)
  • PHP.net: For programmers of PHP.
  • Mysql.com: For builders of mysql databases.
  • jQuery: A fast, concise, library that simplifies how to traverse HTML documents, handle events, perform animations, and add AJAX.
Site Organization, Navigation and Usability
Social Media
Writing for the Web

Last modified June 14 2013 09:12 AM