How to send a HEAD request from Firefox

Use the JavaScript console in Firebug and run the following script snippet: var xmlhttp = new XMLHttpRequest();“HEAD”, “the_url”,true); // Async HEAD request (relative path to avoid cross-domain restrictions) xmlhttp.onreadystatechange=function() { if (xmlhttp.readyState==4) { // make sure the request is complete alert(xmlhttp.getAllResponseHeaders()) // display the headers } } xmlhttp.send(null); // send request

Flash, DHTML Menus and Accessibility

Whenever I’m confused about the wmode parameter when embedding Flash objects into websites I turn to It describes the three modes “window”, “opaque”, and “transparent” with just the right degree of details and contains sensible demos. Of course, it’s helpful that the explanations are also related to DHTML menus because problems with those most […]