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Make Your Own Retro Browser  (View post)

Mike [PersonRank 0]

Friday, September 14, 2007
17 years ago4,913 views

A trip down memory lane :-)

Luka [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

I will add :

   – Change your resolution to 800x600 or 640x480

   – Change number of color to 256

   – Remove Flash and Multimedia Plugins

   – Do not use Google!

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

My laptop display is 800*600 :D
The third tip would remove a lot of adverts (yey!)
The 4th would give me nightmares!

Inferno [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Oh my... I am having headaches! I wonder how did my dad use the internet?

Mobile Ionut [PersonRank 0]

17 years ago #

opera has some nice style sheets, including one called 'nostalgia'

Alan Bleiweiss [PersonRank 0]

17 years ago #


This so brought me back even further – January 1995 – Netscape 0.9 beta was the browser of choice for anyone who considered themselves a web marketing professional! hahaha

I actually still use a version of Lynx in a DOSBox from time to time even to this day so I can get a quick take on how the search bots are seeing a site.

F Firefox [PersonRank 0]

17 years ago #

Try Opera for a change.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Two custom stylesheets in Opera:

James Bradbury [PersonRank 5]

17 years ago #

Shouldn't the titles of steps 1 and 2 be switched?

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Ooops, thanks James, fixed now!

Zim [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #


Trent Petro [PersonRank 1]

17 years ago #

Not all people use retarded FireCrap.

scjm [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

I went a step further and made my website (that had no content to begin with) look retro.

No style sheets, self closing elements, quotation marks, etc. Plus I turned back time and gave a fake timestamp telling it was last updated in 1994.

Stefan [PersonRank 0]

17 years ago #

Use Web Developer Extension to disable Stylesheets. You can also disable JavaScript. That would make it much more realistic.

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

[put at-character here]Stefan
Style Sheets – In Firefox you can just go View -> Page Style -> No Style.
Most browsers can disable Javascript :D

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

[put at-character here]trent
Not all retarded people use Intoxicating Ethernet either, just most of them

BUGabundo [PersonRank 7]

17 years ago #

I do use my cell phone all the time.
and if I its default browser I see many pages just like that. lol
Also I use Opera Mini v3 and v4 beta2.
V4 can see many pages as the real and FULL opera version, but v3 cant.
thanks for the google-mobile converter. its going to be handy.

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