Fixing Xesite in reader mode and RSS readers

Streamed on M01 21 2023
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When you are using reader mode in Firefox, Safari or Google Chrome, the browser rends control of the website's design and renders its own design. This is typically done in order to prevent people's bad design decisions from making webpages unreadable and also to strip away advertisements from content. As a website publisher, I rely on the ability to control the CSS of my blog a lot. This stream covers the research/implementation process for fixing some long-standing issues with the Xesite CSS and making a fix to XeDN so that the site renders acceptably in reader mode.

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Tags: css xedn imageProcessing scalability bugFix