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    Senior Member karinne's Avatar
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    What are your views concerning out-dated articles. I'm talking about articles that *gave* good advice back in the day where CSS and Web Standards were practically non-existent?

    Articles like The Condensed Version On Designing Your Site and Using Slices and Save For Web In Photoshop that give the wrong idea of how a website should be created ... shouldn't these be deleted or moved out of public view?

    When new member stumbles upon articles like that, and replies
    very good for beginners. nice =]
    it makes my heart skip a couple of beats ... I'm afraid it doesn't give a good image of the forums where we strive to advocate Web Standards and CSS for layouts, etc...

    Just a thought
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    I think you could just add a post to the bottom that says that the article's outdated and link to a better one that covers the same information but with modern techniques. Going through and closing all obsolete articles would, I think, be a bit too time-consuming for us moderatores, though...

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    I'd say mods should edit the top saying when this article was posted (even though it's already stated in the post header), and state that this information is out of date.
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