Top 10 Web Mistakes [From TechEd EMEA]


I just finished presenting my last session of TechEd EMEA for 2008 and I’m sad to be leaving!  But, hopefully I’ll get another chance next year.


My last session was a repeat of “Top 10 Web Mistakes” and I said I’d post some of the sites that I showed during the session, so here they are. 


Sites That Suck
http://www.teacherxpress.com/
How am I supposed to find content on this site?


http://www.continental.com
Some validation errors are okay, others, maybe not so much.


http://www.samanzerin.com/
I don’t even know where to start, figuratively or literally.


http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/seattle/flowmaps/bridges.htm
http://wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/
Nice to see consistency on here. :)


http://www.toyjoy.com/
Only pop ups?  Really?


https://twitter.com/home
Think about your work flow.


http://www.miniusa.com/#
Try turning JavaScript off and count the clicks to a 404.


http://www.ccps.k12.fl.us/schools/LBHS/
A little too much flash for me.


http://www.barcelona.com/
Hmm, ad too much?


http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/home/index.html
Let’s find a creative way of putting ads on a page.


http://users.hunterlink.net.au/~mbbjsj/index.htm
http://www.havenworks.com/
http://www.5safepoints.com/
http://web.archive.org/web/20060613061524/http:/moire.ch/
If only there were a group like Doctors Without Boarders, Designers Without Boarders.



Sites That Rock
http://www.BrightCreative.com
GREAT use of isolating hacks!


 Thanks for a great time in Barcelona!

Comments (5)

  1. User says:

    I hardly see any probs with you "suck" sites.

    And the "rock" one is nothing special either.

    Please don’t write if you have nothing to say. Web is flooded by trash "blogs" like yours.

  2. John van Leeuwen says:

    One more for sites with missing or mysterious navigation:

    http://www.turandot.com

  3. PeteL's Blog says:

    I consider myself a developer more than a designer. In fact, I’m pretty bad at web design. I know what