Best Practices of Modern Web Development
Every now and then I see a page that hasn’t jumped on the bandwagon; we just can’t have that so lets run through how to design for the modern web.
These practices are immutable, you must follow them because I’m a developer advocate. They’re also in effect on quite a few of the top websites as ranked by Alexa, but most importantly, developer advocate.
The very first thing you must do when a user visits your website is to show them a big modal dialog telling them that they should just install the mobile application instead.
A neat little trick is to make the link to close the modal small and put it very close to the link that lets the user install the application. This will make users much more happy as it’s so easy to install the application and not accidentally close the dialog!
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