Wonder what the real questions people are asking on Google are? Well the suggestions when entering a search query can tell you. Here are some screenshots of the more entertaining ones I’ve searched while exploring, “why”.
Smashing Magazine’s 2010 Best Free Themes are up, now. Some good ones there, though it seems like the themes are a little on the minimalist side instead of having a full range.
…That are horrible components of a modern site.
Among my favorites:
An introduction page. Nothing is better than putting something between an information hungry visitor and the information they are looking for.
A counter. Most counters start at 1,000,000 views. If you want your visitors to be really impressed, start your counter at 3,384,111. The number is random enough that you might be able to trick the five people who still don’t know that a counter means absolutely nothing into thinking your site is AWESOME.
“When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.” Abraham Lincoln