How do you look naked?

Summary:If the public at large wore X-Ray Specs, do you think you’d take a bit more care in the way you looked beneath the artifice of clothing? Exactly.

If the public at large wore X-Ray Specs, do you think you’d take a bit more care in the way you looked beneath the artifice of clothing? Exactly.

So why oh why oh why do web designers insist on building a site that doesn’t work with images turned off. Come on, I’m on my mobile, I have images turned off to save bandwidth, do me a favour, make your site accessbile.

Case in point, I was looking for a route from St Pancras International to the West End of London, and I needed the postcode. No sign of a postcode on the station details page, because some numpty had put white text on a white background. Grr.

What does your site look like with no images
White text on a white background. Never a good nor accessible look.

Apologies because I have blogged about this before but it really is an elementary text book error and National Rail should change it to make it work better.

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Topics: Software Development

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A web designer since the 20th century, I am a pragmatic advocate of Free Software and I use proprietary software when appropriate. I made the full-time switch to Linux back in 2007, and my desktop tools of choice are Linux Mint, Inkscape, GIMP and Sublime Text. As a Front End Developer, my core skills are HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery, an... Full Bio

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