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Web Design Mistakes

There are lots and lots of different web design mistakes. If you're looking for a list of mistakes, see my Web Design Checklists: Checklist 1 - Fatal Mistakes and Checklist 2 - Big Mistakes.

Here are some other articles covering web design mistakes:.

Biggest Mistakes in Web Design 1995-2015

I've gathered what I think are the biggest web design mistakes committed during the period 1995 to 2015. Yes it is a little facetious to say these mistakes will be made in the year 2015, but it's human nature to repeat your mistakes over and over. But it's human nature to repeat your mistakes over and over.

Biggest Mistakes in Web Design 1995-2015


Videos About Bad Web Design

Over the years, I've made a number of videos discussing web design. Some of them are simply excerpts from my speeches. The quality, like everything else at WPTS, varies wildly.

Videos About Bad Web Design

There are many more of my videos at YouTube.

Stupid Versions of WPTS Home Page

It always amazes me that people come to WPTS expecting to see me use "good" design techniques on this site. It is, after all, called "Web Pages That SUCK." The mistakes I make aren't as bad as most of the sites I feature, but you should also learn from my mistakes.

I've created a number of sucky versions of the home page. Some suck on purpose and you would think anyone would get the joke. Not so.

Stupid Versions of WPTS Home Page

Original Version of WPTS Home Page 1996-1998

The purpose of this web site is to help people design effective and aesthetically pleasing web pages. My methodology is somewhat different — I firmly believe that if a person is exposed to bad web page design they'll be less likely to use these techniques in the pages they create. People often commit the same mistakes over and over and over and over — you get the point. By pointing out these mistakes, and being told that they are mistakes, you can avoid them when you design your web pages.

The site has changed a lot through the years. Here is some of the original material, which is old, old, old. Take it with a grain of salt.

Original Version of WPTS Home Page 1996-1998

Architecture — An Industry With Sucky Websites

I don't know what the deal is with architects. For an industry that depends on accuracy and stability, they seem wildly inaccurate and unstable. They love, love, love, love Mystery Meat Navigation, which doesn't make sense because they wouldn't use this technique on their buildings. When it comes to their web sites, architects seem to be one floor short of a complete building. They all need to be redesigned.

Architecture — An Industry With Sucky Websites