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URLs are for humans - a browser concept (svarden.se)
8 points by cfj on Apr 7, 2013 | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments



The sidebar, permanently-fixed and consuming more than half of the screen, makes this blog completely and utterly unusable on a mobile device - that is, unless you're attempting to find the author's twitter or send him an e-mail.

EDIT: Additionally, this concept is already implemented rather well via various[0][1][2] browser extensions.

[0]: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ui-enhancer

[1]: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/breadcrumb-navigat...

[2]: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/locationbarĀ²-...


Added some responsive CSS for mobile users. Thanks for reminding me.

Originally, my idea was to make this into a Chrome extension, but reading through the documentation it didn't seem possible to make text in the omnibox clickable. Very impressed with the Firefox addons though. Thanks for the links!


I like the concept, but I think I would rather use this feature by holding control/command or middle clicking, which would make my action to navigate upward more deliberate.




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