[thelist] Notify Users with JS Disabled

Alex Beston alex at deltatraffic.co.uk
Wed Nov 3 12:26:38 CST 2004


>>This should work fine. What solutions do youh ave to this?
>The solution my boss came up with and which we are implementing is to make
>the <form> on the Login page submitted via JavaScript. That way users
>without JavaScript will never be able to enter the system.
isnt this a "throwing the baby out with bath water" sort of solution to 
the problem? Its rather extreme, dont you think?


>We will also put a message in the <noscript> tag for such users with a link
>to a page explaining how to rectify the situation.
>The sites I have worked on, except this one, have always been accessible for
>users without JavaScript, so I never used the <noscript> tag. This site
>REQUIRES JavaScript and we have yet (to my knowledge) to have a user attempt
>to access it with JS disabled, so we never before used the <noscript> tag.
>We are putting it in now as a precaution, as our user base is growing.
>Anyhow, I have never used the <noscript> tag so I actually forgot all about
>it. :)

Alex Beston
Business Director
Tel: 01273 297927

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