| 10:09 am on Mar 30, 2004 (gmt 0)|
| 4:09 pm on Mar 30, 2004 (gmt 0)|
pop ups that say:
"you are the 1,000,000 visitor to this site, and you have won a car/cruise/small island"
>> im still the 1,000,000 when i go back tommorrow (well, would be if i ever went back)
"quote ref: kjhfkshfdk to claim your discount - today only!"
>> they actually mean today and for the foreseeable future only
| 10:29 pm on Mar 30, 2004 (gmt 0)|
Warning - Due to conflicts between Windows Media Player and The Netscape 6+ Family of Browsers, Netscape 6+ users are unable to play video at this site at this time.
| 10:54 pm on Mar 30, 2004 (gmt 0)|
it's scary how long this thread is... makes you wonder how many webmasters are still stuck in the so called "90s". Time to update :)
| 10:58 pm on Mar 30, 2004 (gmt 0)|
So what is "so March" in Webmaster World threads.
What are you tired of seeing? ;)
| 9:26 am on Mar 31, 2004 (gmt 0)|
It is called ..."evolution"!
Although everyone desires the new Heckler und Koch P2000 , a good old tommy-gun will do the job as efficient!
| 9:29 am on Mar 31, 2004 (gmt 0)|
Besides,a bad design is always bad design...th "so 90's" ain't that bad!if they are kept up to date on matters of coding and information they convey!
| 3:39 pm on Mar 31, 2004 (gmt 0)|
I know this post is old and it has probibally been mentioned before but I think the biggest piece of bad design (and thankfully most people have phased it out) is
Browser Specific Code!
(I mean like scripts and pages that will throw up errors if you are not using the author's faviourite browser.)
| 3:47 pm on Mar 31, 2004 (gmt 0)|
| 8:09 am on Apr 18, 2004 (gmt 0)|
This thread is no longer active, but I have to mention the two most abused 90s design techniques:
Beveled text and drop shadows.
| 2:14 pm on Apr 18, 2004 (gmt 0)|
Black background pages
Multiple pop ups
Difficult to read text with bad colors on a dark background.
Too much scrolling
Page under construction
Tiled images on the background
too many images
| 9:07 am on Apr 19, 2004 (gmt 0)|
If you believe the various Google threads on this site, the most 90s thing for a lot of people would be appearing in the SERPS :)
| 4:28 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)|
Never ventured out of the css forum, so I only read up to page 6 on this thread to get the gist:
Tables used for layout (if only little Timmy had enough time to sort those stylesheets out straight away, which is what he intended.)
Designers using micro-fonts
Designers using fonts that can't scale relatively.
Designers not caring about accesibility, just what looks cool.
Designers treating the web like it's print, and not using it for what it really is.
Catering for only one browser
People not setting a background colour for their website when they want it be white, forgetting the configured background colour for some browsers isn't white.
It all depends on what part of the 90's you're talking about. A year in the real world is like several years in the IT world. Also, the WWW is relatively new.
| 2:12 am on May 4, 2004 (gmt 0)|
|Anybody remember email campaigns? They belong on this list in about three months minus a political miracle. |
Email campaigns have their place, but not in this list.
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