Simmons Consulting, the Website of Toby Simmons

Redesign with sIFR sweetness


Time to dump your RSS reader and actually visit the site. Yes, I have redesigned (well, at least a little bit.)

I have been fixing a few things that have been bothering me for a while (all while still validating as xhtml 1.1 strict!) and implementing something I have wanted to experiment with for a long time. There is a method of using flash for your headlines while still maintaining an “accessible” website. The method, dubbed sIFR (or Scalable Inman Flash Replacement) seems to work rather well cross-browser as well as cross-platform.

I am using an Apple-like garamond font for my headlines, which I really like. Plus, I have implemented a day-flip calendar theme for the posting dates of entries. I am using a background image that I created using a Paper Curl Tutorial from

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