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Web Editors meeting Tuesday, May 3

The next Web Editors meeting is 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, in Room 211 of the Leadership Studies Building. Discussion will include updates on the K-State web content management system, social media, and other central web projects. The meetings are open to departmental web editors.

Free tool: Firebug (web development tools)

Price: Free (freeware)

• Firefox web browser
• PC, Mac, or Linux

Where to get it: See the “Installing” section below

What it is: Firebug is an HTML/Style Sheet debugging add-in for the Firefox web browser.

What it does: “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.” (taken from the Firebug website: getfirebug.com/whatisfirebug)

Feature highlights

  1. Inspect and modify HTML code in real time through Firefox
  2. JavaScript debugger
  3. Network usage and performance metrics
  4. Tools to aid in CSS layout and formats

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