The Short Story

15 MORE signs a website is overdue for an update

  1. Talking characters walking around the screen
  2. Uses fonts not commonly installed on most computers
  3. Online sales send customers' credit card info by email
  4. Links to other sites that no longer work
  5. The site navigation is hidden in ways that people can't see what is offered
  6. Visitors have to use an external service to sign up for the newsletter
  7. Out-of-date information
  8. The site uses "frames" and the site URL never changes
  9. Much of the text on the site is in an image
  10. Web forms ask more questions than are absolutely critical
  11. Built using web design software not even made anymore
  12. It takes more than 3-4 seconds on the home page to figure out what the business does
  13. The site is all or mostly done with Flash
  14. The site was last updated in 2006
  15. Justified text



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