Learn good web design ideas from the ‘worst’ sites

Whether you’re looking for new web design ideas or just a good Friday afternoon laugh, Web Pages That Suck can help you out. Instead of learning from your own mistakes, why not learn from others’ pitfalls?

Amazon described the author’s first book by saying, “Unless you’re abnormally gifted, the best way to learn a craft thoroughly is to learn not only its central tenets but also its pitfalls.”

Biggest Mistakes in Web Design 1995-2015” is a must read on the site, including these major mistakes:

  • We’ve designed our site to meet out organization’s needs (more sales/contributions) rather than meeting the needs of our visitors.
  • It takes longer than four second for the man from Mars to understand what our site is about.
  • Our site looks like we’ve never seen another web site.
  • We use design elements that get in the way of our visitors.
  • Our site doesn’t make us look like credible professionals.

A couple of the top “worst” sites of 2007:

Tally-Ho Uniforms & Accessories

Usability Net

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