Remember when websites were built with just HTML?

Posted in 2011 but still as true today – in fact, more so!

Gawker recently launched a multi-site redesign that, no sooner than being unleashed on the web, failed spectacularly, leading visitors to blank pages. The culprit was a misbehaving piece of JavaScript, but when a single line of JavaScript causes your entire suite of sites to fail you no longer have websites, you have, well, nothing.

 — Gawker Learns the Hard Way Why ‘Hash-Bang’ URLs are Evil