Masthead CMC Magazine December 1, 1995 / Page 6


The Vision of an Accomplished Webmaster

An Interview with The New York Times' New Content Development Editor Elizabeth Osder

by Chris Lapham (

Elizabeth Osder's list of "Don'ts":

  1. Don't forget the audience.
  2. Don't make people wait for garbage.
  3. Don't use Netscape without telling people.
  4. Don't be too obscure.
  5. Don't link just for the sake of linking.
  6. Don't neglect navigation.
  7. Don't take yourself too seriously.
  8. Don't waste screen loads.
  9. Don't neglect image sizing and ALT tags.
  10. Don't bother if you don't have something to say.
  11. Don't be too broad and not deep--be focused and deep.
Link to interview [CMC TOC]

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