Do you still design websites with non-broadband users in mind?
jhotz 1 year ago
We are about to start a website refresh for a portion of our business. One topic came up in our weekly meeting that I hadn't really thought of in a while, "Do we take dial-up users into consideration when designing the site?" I honestly don't know any dial up users, but they obviously still exist. Somewhere. The department whose website is being redone does have some interaction with the general public, as opposed to our other departments which deal exclusively business to business. This isn't a high budget, high priority project, and we don't want to spend a lot of time on it, but my inclination is to make a better website overall and take the chance that the odd dial-up customer might have a less than ideal browsing experience. What do you think about accommodating dial-up users when building a website? Do you still bother with it?
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