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Essential Firefox web developer / designer add-ons

Published on the 29th September, 2007

I've been taking a few Firefox add-ons for granted, so here's a little nod to some excellent add-ons which have made my life easier. I'm not going to list 50, simply because I've found either some do the same thing, or I don't end up using them as much as I thought. So here they are: Firebug Web Developer Toolbar Dummy Lipsum IE Tab Firebug Firebug Homepage Firebug allows you to inspect whatever page you're on and view the CSS and HTML from within the page. This has always come in handy...

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Getting alt text to display without a caption using img_assist

Published on the 4th September, 2007

I ran into a spot of trouble recently with img_assist, in that it only displayed alt text if there was also a caption below the image. Img_Assist takes the alt text from a combination of the title and description, and these fields are filled by default from the title and body of the image node. Although there is no real need for a caption below each image, you will almost always need alt text. The problem was that Drupal wasn't wrapping the caption in a span, which meant no easy way of hiding i...

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