Examples of Bad Websites

There are countless examples of embarrassing website designs and development out there. These are the latest examples we have discovered. For each site below we provide a brief analysis to assist you in avoiding the same pitfalls.

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Hess Print Solutions

"As an essential busniess,"  Yes, seriously that is the first line of text on a printing company's website.  Would you read further?  Or would you instantly feel uneasy wondering if the proofreader on staff would let errors go through on your job?

The site is also non-responsive, and not secure.  If so little care is taken with the first thing potential customers see, you may be wise to worry about what else might be carelessly handled.

A blank 'News' section on the landing page may mean there's nothing going on at all.


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Contractor's Depot

Contractor's Depot. Fooled ya!  It's nothing of the sort.  What we have here is a pointless website with a lot of really funny text.  "Expect the great whilst you rent our group of professionals on your residential healing wishes" is just one of the gems here.

There isn't actually anything to do on this website, other than read the comically written text which must have originated from a copywriter whose native language is not English.

So what we have here is a website that was hacked - but for what purpose?

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Today's bad website is a sad old Yahoo SiteBuilder website.  With a broken 'hit counter', which dates it back to the 1900s, at least.  (Kidding)  Or are we?

The company says they've been in business for 'over 7 years', which could be much much longer by now, if this website has been sitting there, not updated, since it was created.

There's a quaint reference to a "land phone" number, and unsurprisingly, a link to Yahoo! Maps.

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Family Child Center

Binary option trading in india.  That's what you wanted to find on a website for a Family Child Learning Center, isn't it?  Must be true, because we're looking right at it.

As a courtesy, we tried to email every address present on the site, all bounced back.  Why even have a website if it's been hacked, and no one mentioned on it works there any longer?  It would be hard to trust any service offered by this place.

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The Enclave

Today's bad website is for a condominium communtiy that we recommend you check out - if you'd like to live like it's 1995, that is!

This website, in all of its outdated splendor, is meant to be the bulletin board for a rather expensive place to live.  You wouldn't know it by looking at this abomination, though.  Even the ultimate website analytics tool of 1996 (a hit counter) gave up and died.

At least the 30 page 'handbook' of Rules & Regulations is still available.

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