October 2nd, 2012 11:11 pm by Vincent Flanders
Submitter’s comments: I can read it on my laptop, but not on my office monitor.
Vincent Flanders’ comments: You can read it on your laptop because you can easily tilt the screen and because the laptop’s screen is a lot closer to your face than your desktop’s screen. The page’s background color is #fff and the text color is #898989 which, according to the Colour Contrast Check, fails the WCAG 2.0 contrast ratio formula as shown below:
If you can’t read it, people will leave it.
iTunes Preview for MapQuest
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October 1st, 2012 12:12 am by Vincent Flanders
Submitter’s comments: Slow, difficult to navigate, missing items, pretty.
Vincent Flanders’ comments: I didn’t find any missing items, but that doesn’t mean they’re not missing <grin>. I would change the submitter’s comment that the site was “slow” to read “very slow.” I could have cooked a meal by the time the second tab (One-Dish Entrees) loaded.
There are two other major, major problems:
2. Image sliders / carousels. The article Don’t Use Automatic Image Sliders or Carousels, Ignore the Fad makes a persuasive case that they are “…a poor way of implementing home page content.”
Marie Callender’s Meals
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