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Things Web Developers Should No Longer Do

May 4th, 2016 by mdmcginnis

Note: This is opinion, of course, but what’s your opinion? What would you add or subtract? What web design trends do you think have passed their “sell-by” date?

 

* infinite scroll
* min-height:100vh
* hamburger menus on desktop
* autoplaying videos
* carousels
* dropdown menus
* modals
* disabling zoom
* gray text in white
* articles split across multiple pages
* scrolljacking
* full-width hero images
* icon fonts
* tables for layout
* browser sniffing
* device detection

(per ‏@aardrian @rogerjohansson @heydonworks and others)

 

And another perspective:

adrianholovatyApr 27, 2:00pm via Twitter Web Client

How you could tell a site was well-crafted:
2002 all-CSS layout
2003 nice URLs
2005 ajax
2010 responsive
2016 works offline w/ serviceworker

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 CSS, HTML
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