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That "suggestion" (I've seen it in a few places) to put a <script> tag in your HTML page that replaces all the content in your page with a "disable JS" message is terrible, elitist, terrible, unfriendly, unwelcoming, and also terrible.

You may think you're doing the newbs a favor, but all you're doing is making it harder for them to both (a) view your page and (b) view 99% of the other pages on the net.

I'm not saying you have to use JavaScript on your page. You probably don't need to. But you definitely don't need to tell people to intentionally break their browsers for the non-SmAlLwEb just to read your stuff.

And if you're doing it just to be an edgelord, fuck off. Edgelords are assholes.

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Doing this is really no better than the days of "Best viewed with Internet Explorer" badges.

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