What are the most annoying website design decisions made by developers?
MrsMith 33 weeks ago
Website design is not something that I am great at, but I see some sites that clearly have been put together by more accomplished people than me with what I consider terrible design decisions. Example, I was just reading the LA Times, and clicked the tab to the tech section. Having a second, I thought I’d check my email in another browser tab. Suddenly, …..and loudly, some woman starts talking about something being great for children. After a few stress filled moments under the glare of my co-workers, I get the LA Times site closed and shut up. Auto-play video strikes again. I HATE it! Does anyone think this is actually a nice feature? Auto-play video ads are even worse, whenever one pops up, which is rare thanks to AdBlock, I instantly navigate away from the site. If it wasn’t for things like that I wouldn’t even use AdBlock, but because some advertising techniques are so invasive, I am essentially forced to block all advertising. Am I alone on this sort of thing? What else do sites do that is generally counter-productive?
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