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A11y: shrink to fit

Time to remove shrink-to-fit from your website.

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Status Obsolete

Not using shrink-to-fit was already the word in 2019.

Details

  • not using shrink-to-fit=no anymore
  • only <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1" />

Why

  • users can pinch to zoom and/or double tap

Read more

  • shrink-to-fit 2019
  • dropped by: The Guardian, Gov.uk, CSS Tricks, Reddit, Google Search
  • still kept by: New Yorker, Amazon, Twitter, Facebook

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