An easy way to help with Web readability

This isn’t technically a tip to save time, unless you count reading time as time spent when you could be getting things done. Here’s an easy way to make any Web site more readable.

Although we wish they would, web designers don’t always think about our poor eyes when they consider body type — or any other kind of type, for that matter. There’s an annoying propensity out there for non-Web-friendly typefaces. Or, worse, dark text on a dark background.

But there’s an easy way to deal with eyestrain — Arc 90 has a JavaScript called Readability that you can apply to any Web page for sweet relief.

Before Readability

Before Readability

After Readability

After Readability

Oh, and here’s a list of good ways to improve your Web typography. Happy geeking.

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