# On Web Design

When doing research to get this website up and running, I came across the following two truly inspiring examples:

This:

http://motherfuckingwebsite.com/

and this:

http://bettermotherfuckingwebsite.com/

They may not be what I’d want to see every day, but the points they make are well taken. Advice against much silliness.

As a practical take-away, here is a minimal set of style declarations that works well as a drop-in solution for those situations when all one needs is a simple, yet clean-looking text page:

body {
font-family: sans-serif;
font-size: 14px;
text-align: left;
max-width: 54em;
margin-left: auto;
margin-right: auto;
line-height: 1.3;