World of Glass
We all know you're talking about Serebii. =P
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But we're not talking about older browsers. We're talking about Microsoft's newest browser, which still absolutely fails at complying to web standards. And we're not talking about state-of-the-art features; we're talking about CSS2, which has been around for years. And yeah, actually, making things look halfway decent in IE - remember, we've already discarded a bunch of cool things because it is downright impossible to make them work in IE - is very time consuming.Not trying to sound like an asshole here, but it really can't be that much of a hassle to gracefully degrade to support older browsers that (sadly) most people still use.
Wasn't directed at you, and in any case I don't really care if the page is just a placeholder portal to your real game content (not that you ordinarily ought to use portal pages). I was more thinking of the sites whose content about the games honestly consists of just that.I try my best to crush my brain trying to think up something worth saying, though I sometimes just prefer to leave the page empty and just leave it as a portal page instead with the box art/logos. But if that's how you feel about that matter, OK. I can agree even if I am somewhat a culprit. ;~;
...huh? Three-column layouts are pretty tried and true, you know; "can't find any better way to set up their navigation" implies that there are myriads of obvious "better ways", but if there are, they sure are being kept secret from the Internet. The only other general-purpose navigation schemes I know, pretty much, are these:3-Column Layouts. I can't stand this type of structure. Its as if they can't find any better way to set-up their navigation. Oh my god, I swear that a certain Pokésite says that his users can get to pages in two clicks. No lie, srsly.
Yeah, it's almost kinda funny when you go to a website that says Valid HTML/CSS at the bottom and it has a 100 errors when you click on the validatorXDWhen I go to a site, have my HTML Validator plugin say 255 Errors/127 Warnings or such.
And much of the time, they have static pages.
Yeah, I know. Just saying~Wasn't directed at you, and in any case I don't really care if the page is just a placeholder portal to your real game content (not that you ordinarily ought to use portal pages). I was more thinking of the sites whose content about the games honestly consists of just that.
Alright, I have to be completely honest. I do not mind 3-column layouts, though what generally makes me want to just rage about them is organizing them the same way as the rest. It is completely true that they do their job well, but I prefer the drop-down navigation system for a very odd reason.Three-column layouts may be awfully typical, but you can't deny that they do their job well.
To be fair, the a in grammar is kind of arbitrary, and by "good spelling and grammar" they probably mean no "hey guys welcum 2 my pokmn seite" kind of stuff, not "no typos whatsoever". But yeah, saying "good spelling and grammer", it is a bit hypocritical.Everything mentioned above, pretty much.
This is a more minor thing and would probably fall under the heading of "spelling/grammatical errors" anyway, but it drives me absolutely crazy when people list "You must have good spelling and grammer!" as one of their affy requirements. Moron. If you can't spell "grammar" properly--in your own affiliate requirements, even!--then why the hell do I have to be able to spell?
yesyesyesyesyesyesyesYES.Also, on the browser thing, I get tired of some people who use Firefox and think that anyone who uses IE is an idiot. People who aren't webmasters(which is most of the internet user base)couldn't care less about IE's bugs and glitches. Why should they use a different browser to make your life easier?
Opera > Firefox right now. I suppose for any of you people that are just deluded with Firefox fanboyism, read this first.What I will never understand is 'Why Firefox'? I can understand 'use any browser other than IE', but never 'get firefox'. Why not Opera? I prefer Opera to Firefox and Netscape and all those other things, and I'm pretty sure it's also standards compliant for the most part, so what about Firefox is so magical and awesome that it must be mentioned above other sites?