How To Create a Dysfunctional Website

In preparing for an upcoming presentation on how to create functional websites, and it’s got me thinking about all the dysfunctional sites I’ve seen recently. There’s no single feature that makes a website completely unusable, but there definitely are trends.

Below, divided into three categories, are the chief gaffes you should follow if you really feel like creating a website that doesn’t work.

Why Donate Your Computer

Last week, I found a computer on the curb and felt bad someone was willing to throw out a perfectly functional machine when many people could really use it. I've already advised you on how to safely and thoroughly remove all your personal files from your computer. Now here's why you should keep your computer out of the landfill (thanks BestStuff for your list!).

Really Deleting What's on Your Computer

Yesterday I stressed the importance of scrubbing clean your computer before donating it (or putting it in the trash). Charitable organizations generally don't remove the data from your computer when you donate it. Consequently, they pass all your private electronic data on to the next owner.

Here's what to do in order to prep it for donation: