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Sites featured in articles like Worst Websites of 2010 often are redesigned, which explains why some sites mentioned in my articles don't match their current look. The Daily Sucker features current examples of bad web design which haven't been fixed (yet).

If you see a site that you think sucks, email the URL to me. No personal pages (personal pages are supposed to reflect the individual's personality and artistic freedom) or web site designers (it would look like a conflict of interest), or others of their ilk.

If I think there's some merit to your selection, I may post it along with some commentary. If you know of a site that qualifies, let me know.

PSOE – Bad Web Design Example for August 9, 2011

August 9th, 2011 2:02 am by Vincent Flanders

Submitter’s comments: As you might realize from the link I’m going to send you, I’m a Spaniard. Seeing how there are elections coming soon, I went to register in the local section of my favourite party. I went to the national site and checked on my specific zone. And, after checking the website, I’m starting to have my doubts. The site is 3 years old by now, but that doesn’t really make that much of a difference. You don’t even need to speak Spanish to see the randomly coloured text, broken pictures, SUDDEN CAPS, a banner you can’t click on, horrible header… And, most painfully, they don’t even use the party’s current professional logo, but a GIF showing badly cropped logos from the previous century. Most links from the website are broken, but that isn’t that surprising by now.

My main question is why they haven’t taken that website down yet, when they can clearly make a professional site- the correct one appears 2nd on a Google search (under the horrible one), but, as I said, the official website links to the wrong one- it’s depressing.

Vincent Flanders’ comments: What’s depressing is that your English is better than my English <sigh>. Americans. Ya gotta love how we’re so cosmopolitan <grin>.

Java navigation is just wrong in 2011—no matter what Oracle thinks. I agree with the assessment above, but I wanted to double-check some items. Unfortunately, Google Translate either doesn’t know how to translate this page to English from Spanish or the page is not Spanish.

On the plus side, it looks like everything that’s a link is underlined. This is helpful because we have links with different colors, sizes and capitalizations.


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