A day without JavaScript

Do you wonder how important is JavaScript for modern web design? Berlin web developer who writes JavaScript code had an experiment day without JavaScript.


Here are the main observations after disabling JavaScript in the browser during the whole day:


  • The web was very fast without JavaScript
  • There were no ads. No videos that are automatically included or popups, who asked to subscribe...
  • But ... many websites simply didn't work. Images were not downloaded and forms were not reflected.

Here is the way a few popular sites appear without JavaScript:

By the way, Wikipedia worked perfectly without JavaScript, don’t be afraid :)