Increase your search rankings with better web page titles

Are you still waiting for a flood of visitors to find your site? Wondering if you need to invest in some online ads or an SEO specialist? Before you do any heavy lifting, first try the simple task of reviewing the titles of your web pages for their search relevance. I just published the following post to introduce…


Moving to Web Standards with SuperPreview

Internet Explorer 8 was an important release because it signaled a renewed emphasis on Web Standards at Microsoft. My team—which develops the authoring tool, Expression Web—is also pretty emphatic about Web Standards. We’re in the process of doing significant tooling (and retooling) so we can support existing and emerging specifications, reliably. The Expression Web team…


Free Internet Explorer debugging tool: Microsoft Expression Web SuperPreview for Windows Internet Explorer

Expression Web SuperPreview for Internet Explorer is a free stand-alone visual debugging tool that makes it faster and easier to migrate your sites from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 7 or 8. Expression Web SuperPreview for Internet Explorer shows your web pages rendered in Internet Explorer 6 and either Internet Explorer 7 or Internet…


SuperPreview Technology

Hi, I’m a Program Manager for SuperPreview and wanted to blog a bit about how the technology of SuperPreview works. My goal is to help our users better understand the capabilities of SuperPreview and some of its limitations. SuperPreview captures an image rendering and DOM after a web page loads. SuperPreview relies on the locally…

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Microsoft Expression Web SuperPreview

How many times have you had to debug your web pages on virtual or multiple machines running different versions of Internet Explorer? Or had to wait for a slow web service to return renderings of your pages?   You don’t have to do that anymore. Now you can debug your pages on multiple versions of…

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Phasing out Internet Explorer 6

This is Paul Laberge, Web Platform Advisor for Microsoft Canada. I wanted to share this with you as it shows some great work by Morten Rand-Hendriksen, an Expression Web MVP out of Vancouver.  Morten is a web designer and feels the pain of supporting multiple browsers (and multiple versions of each browser) when building a…

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HTML, CSS, and JavaScript reference at your fingertips: FireScope add-on for Firefox

SitePoint has released the “first phase” of their JavaScript reference, and they’ve also completely redesigned their Reference Site for improved usability. To coincide with the redesign, they’ve released a handy Firefox add-on called FireScope to integrate their HTML and CSS reference (sadly not their new JavaScript reference) into Firebug and your Firefox browser: http://tools.sitepoint.com/firescope Here’s…


SEO toolbar for Firefox

Free search engine optimization toolbar for your Firefox web browser. “What would happen if you smooshed together many of the best parts of Rank Checker, SEO for Firefox, the best keyword research tools across the web, a feed reader (pre-populated with many SEO feeds), a ton of competitive research tools, the ability to compare up…

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The Quirkiness of Quirks Mode

Hi, I’m Michelle Rosenthal, a new tester on the Expression Web team. My recent work on Expression Web has brought to my attention the importance of document type declarations (referred to as DOCTYPEs) and understanding the effect of these declarations on how content is displayed in different web browsers. There are a handful of DOCTYPEs…

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