- — Rachel Andrew (@rachelandrew)Mon, Sep 03 2012 10:50:54Has your client ever done something really odd using a CMS? Font horrors, giant images, crazy content? I'd love to know your stories.
- — Stephen Fulljames (@fulljames)Mon, Sep 03 2012 15:52:42
- — Shawn Crigger (@svizion)Mon, Sep 03 2012 13:56:38
- — John Robinson (@johnnyrizzle)Mon, Sep 03 2012 13:40:15@rachelandrew Clients stealing content from another site and pasting into TinyMCE without using the special paste buttons - elements cont...
- — John Robinson (@johnnyrizzle)Mon, Sep 03 2012 13:40:20@rachelandrew cont... elements with classes that match our own (e.g. 'content') causing the layout to explode. Those are fun.
- — Adam Clark (@adamstuartclark)Mon, Sep 03 2012 13:18:37@rachelandrew My client uploaded a 6MB image and used it on the homepage. They didn't get that a print ready image isn't right for the web!
- — Kelli Hogg (@txkelli)Mon, Sep 03 2012 13:06:24@rachelandrew had a client who hit “reset” on the Squarespace style panel…10 minutes after they went live. Reverted back to original temp.
- — Cathryn Halfpenny (@Cat_mad23)Mon, Sep 03 2012 12:36:31@rachelandrew I find that a word editor gives the user too much room to break the design. A CMS should be doing all of the styling for them
- — Andrew Cowley (@knassygroll)Mon, Sep 03 2012 12:26:09@rachelandrew I’ve been thinking about this all day. How to pitch markdown etc. to those who think Word is everything though?
- — Chris Taylor (@mrwiblog)Mon, Sep 03 2012 12:23:29@rachelandrew CMS horror stories: every image on the site being a 4mb+ BMP. Plus stretching images (breaking aspect ratio) is popular.
- — David Cole (@mayfielddigital)Mon, Sep 03 2012 11:58:00@rachelandrew You mean allows copy and paste from MS Word? It's the 1st feature I want to kill – guaranteed to cock things up every time.
- — Alex Stanhope (@alexstanhope)Mon, Sep 03 2012 11:57:32
- — Steve Fenton (@steve_fenton)Mon, Sep 03 2012 11:40:38@rachelandrew uploading a photo of each page of their brochure to create each page of their site. All the text and images in one image!
- — Richard Terry (@radiac)Mon, Sep 03 2012 11:25:05@rachelandrew Many - incorrect heading level order, using tables to make columns for images, and important things in caps are my favourites.
- — Niall O'Brien (@niall_obrien)Mon, Sep 03 2012 11:20:23
- — Phil Johns (@pjstudio)Mon, Sep 03 2012 11:19:49@rachelandrew Copying and pasting content from Word can produce horrors! Standard font @ 12px. Clients have random words as bold and 72px!!
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