First things first–If you’re one of the many people who come here from A List Apart please read this.

  • The sample page is still linked to from ala. The page is at
  • If you've come for the design, you'll need to wait a week or two as I migrate this beast (live and on-stage like XVIIIth century surgery) to the new blog engine (Movable Type)
  • As part of the migration, I've decided to push the method I describe at ala a bit further, so stay tuned.
  • Once the design has changed, the original ala sample file will remain unchanged, as per the original article.