[wp-hackers] hide-if-no-js... what's the point? is wordpress functional without javascript?

Jane Wells jane at automattic.com
Sun Jan 30 18:02:34 UTC 2011

On 1/30/11 12:17 PM, Davit Barbakadze wrote:
> I encounter this class here and there in the source. So it brought me
> a question - can WordPress actually operate with JavaScript turned
> off? I tried and it surprisingly does to some extent. But then...
> what's the point?
WordPress is intentionally functional with JavaScript turned off to 
comply with accessibility regulations. There are unfortunately a couple 
of features that require JavaScript, but for almost everything except 
screen options there is a workaround, clunky though it may be.

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