Some websites use
<noscript> tags to tell users what
because it’s disabled or they’re using an ad blocker).
Some websites only make it halfway there. They go to the trouble of
<noscript> tags, but simply say, “This site uses
the stuff is or why it’s valuable.
As people who make websites, it’s our jobs to communicate to users what
the site offers and why they should want it. This applies to everything
from navigation link text to button labels.
Consider the following
<noscript> text from the wild
because of privacy, security, mobile bandwidth, or other concerns.
I didn’t come here to “run” the website, I came to read some
text, and that seems to be working just fine.
it on so that you can experience the full capabilities of this
But I didn’t come to “experience capabilities”. I came to read
“Your browser does not support the NLM PubReader view. Go to
this page to see a list of supported browsers or
return to the Article in classic view. Thanks for the helpful links, but my browser
that list. And I can’t “return” anywhere because this newfangled thing
is the default—I came straight here.
newsletter, viewing videos, and other content on this page. Please
Well done for mentioning specific features, but, since this
message isn’t in proximity to the features mentioned, it sounds more
like a plea to get the “other content” loaded, which is probably
Shows up where I would expect the comments section to be,
so +1 for proximity. Now I get to ask myself whether I want to read
comments written by strangers on the internet.
So far my experience has been alright! I’ll keep the option in
Oops! I just hit the back button instead of the refresh
browser” Which functionality, though? Maybe it’s not the functionality
I want to use.
refresh this page. This platform will only perform optimally once
I’m OK with suboptimal. 😀 Don’t worry, I won’t
hold it against you.
Isn’t every web page on the internet being DDoSed at all
times? It’s just that the volume of the attack is too low and
uncoordinated to cause a degradation of service.
I mean, I’m checkin’ out your site right now. Oh, you mean,
like, to give you money.
Here's how” Experience is subjective. How do you know that turning
I wonder why. To be honest, a list of product names that I
cmd+f through would probably be faster.
elementary OS and some interactive components.”
expect, a .NET application? This website is 99.9% poorly optimized and
highly questionable JS. And yet, you have JS turned off.”
Fair enough! Can’t argue with that.