I’m generally not a fan of pure visual comps but Andy Ruthledge brings an important point across: Content needs to be the main thing on a website, those distractions and superfluous elements are not in favor of the users.
The GEL guidelines are a reference point for all designers creating BBC websites (future iterations will also incorporate mobile and IPTV recommendations).
A compendium about how the BBC’s website work, a great resource. Probably every web project should have something like that. Don’t forget to see the style guide in PDF form.
In short: They sued Google for including their web sites into Google News and won. Google says they have to remove them from search as well to fulfill the rule. Newspapers cry.
What I still don’t understand is that newspapers don’t think of Google News as free advertisement. The articles are typically read on the website anyways.
If you care about your online presence, you must own it. I do, and that’s why my email address has always been at my own domain, not the domain of any employer or webmail service.
Here we are, yatil.net is live. It is the successor of yatil.de – my long lasting German blog. This publication will be English only. I want to share links and articles with you, getting into the details of web design and web development.
My main objectives at the moment are responsive web design (ORLY) and the nitty gritty of HTML5 and CSS3. Accessibility is a main concern to me, so it will find its place here, too.
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