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According to most websites I see, ‘responsive’ design does not mean optimal/usable design. Linearizing the layout is only one step.

If the logo takes up ¾ of the screen on every page and the eventual text is some narrow typeface in light gray that’s no more discernable than a pencil smudge, among other problems, well...

That’s why browsers supply a Reader feature now (thank goodness), because web ‘designers’ (and site owners in general) can’t be relied on for visitor’s sake, ironic as it is.

@wion I wonder if the whole thing could be simplified somehow, for example just have an image with the "artist's vision" of the website showed somewhere at the end of the text.

@deshipu

For the consumer, at least, I'm not sure it gets much easier than just clicking the Reader icon. I only wish I could make it the default view between browser launches, reboots, and new window/tab openings. But then, that might put a lot of said designers out of their bread and butter.

@wion But then you download all that crud that is never used, and the designers waste all their time designing websites in the most designer-hostile formats, instead of simply painting an image and be done.

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