Post from September 5, 2019 (↻ September 16, 2019), filed under Web Development.
Note that data are sparse, with MediaWiki and others also sporting the same stats, essentially. Owing to releasing this rather quickly, then, what will be useful to add is data on scripting support in major bots and scrapers—and yet the biggest one, Googlebot, does support scripting, and for the moment I don’t foresee surprises here.
Are major search engines requiring no-script sites or apps?
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Perhaps my most relevant book: CSS Optimization Basics (2018). Writing CSS is a craft. As craftspeople we strive to write high quality CSS. In CSS Optimization Basics I lay out the, at least some of the most important aspects of such CSS.
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