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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.

FedEx – Example #1 of Bad Web Design for November 2, 2011

November 2nd, 2011 5:05 am by Vincent Flanders

this site is badly designed

Submitter’s comments: I can’t read it very well.

Vincent Flanders’ comments: For those of you who don’t understand the concept of contrast, my Daily Sucker from 9-9-9 explains it quite well.

Even though the line height on FedEx’s home page keeps the text separated, it requires effort to read the page. Visitors shouldn’t have to strain to read your text. FedEx uses #666– Satan’s CSS — throughout their site. I’ve met a few of their web employees and they’re too smart for this.


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