10 more sites that stupidly try to ban you from linking to them
July 15, 2012 – 6:44 pm | One Comment

Even more sites that try to bank you from linking to them in the terms. Make it stop.

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ABCe: Please sort out your terrible website
March 9, 2009 – 1:35 pm | 2 Comments
ABCe: Please sort out your terrible website

For a body in charge of standards, the ABCe's website is a disgrace and an embarrassment.

Linkedin 404 page: bad review
January 12, 2009 – 9:52 pm | 5 Comments
Linkedin 404 page: bad review

LinkedIn's 404 page isn't looking good - it's just an apache error report.

BT, BTconnect, javascript and accessibility
December 3, 2008 – 2:41 pm | No Comment
BT, BTconnect, javascript and accessibility

BT needs to sort out how it uses javascript - it looks stupid in the search results and appears to break its own accessibility policy.

Microsoft – you asked me to tell you to update your own version of Silverlight …
November 14, 2008 – 11:56 am | No Comment
Microsoft – you asked me to tell you to update your own version of Silverlight …

Microsoft is serving up messages telling you to tell Microsoft to upgrade its version of Silverlight, its own software. How confusing is that ...?

Advanced comment systems are bad for SEO: IntenseDebate, Sezwho and Disqus
November 7, 2008 – 12:51 am | 23 Comments

Disqus, Sezwho and IntenseDebate offer advanced functionality like threaded comments, cross-site reputation scores etc. But their reliance on javascript means they are likely to be hiding your comments from google - not great from an SEO point of view.

Has Johnston Press Digital Publishing looked at itself in google news?
November 5, 2008 – 12:14 am | 3 Comments
Has Johnston Press Digital Publishing looked at itself in google news?

How all Johnston Press Digital Publishing site's headlines say 'You need to have javascript enabled to view this correctly'

The Guardian and accessibility
October 20, 2008 – 11:07 pm | 2 Comments
The Guardian and accessibility

The Guardian's redesign of its comment section breaks its own accessibility policy by relying purely on javascript. Not only that, it's a usability nightmare.

Quidco UK cashback review: free money doesn’t arrive
August 17, 2008 – 11:13 pm | 8 Comments

Quidco aren't going pay me my £120 cashback because of their opaque tracking system.