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2 items tagged “broken”


breaking links. Mike complains about sites such as Twitter and which mess around with Ajax and links and hence breaks the ability to command-click to open a new tab in Safari (and Chrome). I just realised that I’ve subconsciously retrained myself to right click and select “open in new tab” to avoid that exact issue.

# 8th October 2009, 8:26 am / ajax, broken, javascript, links, michalmigurski, usability


YouTube Enables Deep Linking Within Videos. Add #t=1m45s to the end of a YouTube URL to jump to that spot. I’d be a lot more impressed by this if visiting a YouTube link in the UK didn’t use IP geo targetting to redirect me to, losing the fragment identifier and hence the #t specifier in the process.

# 26th October 2008, 8:28 am / broken, fragments, geoip, urls, youtube