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My skills may be stuck in the past, but I maintain that to make a truly accessible internet—in both the sense and also the ease of access sense—pure HTML+CSS websites should be the norm.

IMO Javascript should be for full-featured web apps, not for link hover effects and other normal stuff.

Case in point: my homepage across
1. a "normal" browser (Safari desktop)
2. a text-based browser (Lynx)
3. a hybrid terminal browser (Browsh, a headless Firefox wrapper for minimal data usage)

How many modern websites hold up to such a thing? 🤔

@TheMartianLife That is SO cool! It's amazing how much bloat modern websites have.

@TheMartianLife I love the styling!

I also need to check my own website so it should be also somewhat readable in Lynx... But I already made sure it's no-js friendly

@TheMartianLife So much this.

A book I loved back in the day was “Web Pages That Suck”. It was all about good design habits, by pointing out the horrors of bad design. One of my pet hates is what the authors referred to as “mystery meat navigation” - where you have no idea what’s going to happen when you click on something.

At least we’re finally rid of Flash.

@TheMartianLife I agree. Like most things the Internet has been hijacked by the marketing industry. This has lead to bad/lazy design and build practice. In turn this increases bandwidth requirements to the detriment of all users.

@TheMartianLife Wow, browsh is new to me. That looks intriguing, thanks!

@TheMartianLife Zero. The answer is zero modern websites do something so classy. Nice!

@TheMartianLife Also, don't forget about other kinds of devices with "strange" properties like phones, eBook readers and printers. Many developers of "web apps" tend to.

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