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The 10 Commandments of Web Design

Business Week has an article this week called The 10 Commandments of Web Design.

  1. Thou shalt not abuse Flash.
  2. Thou shalt not hide content.
  3. Thou shalt not clutter.
  4. Thou shalt not overuse glassy reflections.
  5. Thou shalt not name your Web 2.0 company with an unnecessary surplus or dearth of vowels.
  6. Thou shalt worship at the altar of typography.
  7. Thou shalt create immersive experiences.
  8. Thou shalt be social.
  9. Thou shalt embrace proven technologies.
  10. Thou shalt make content king.

The article also has a slideshow called “best and worst of the web” which is an interesting watch.

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  1. 2. except where you’re using tabs
    7. this does not mean taking a bath
    11. thou shalt perform seo research before you attempt web design

  2. Agreed. I like the list and more people doing web design should take note of this!

  3. Thanks for sharing your knowledge of web design. I need to design a site and this info will be useful.