Don't be afraid to start over

We build only to rebuild. Too often, we rebuild not to add visitor-requested features or increase usability, but merely to keep up with browsers and devices that seem determined to stay one budget-busting jump ahead of our planning and development cycles.

There is no 'best' way to design a website, no one right way to incorporate standards into your workflow.

Fast progress

In terms of acceptance, the web got off to a faster start than any other medium ever introduced. But its commercial success preceded the development of industry standards, throwing all of us into the perilous position of creating products (websites) that were continually made obsolete by one proprietary browser or device innovation after another. We were all so busy producing that we had no time to question the way we worked. Today, if we intend to keep working and producing, we must question and modify our methods.