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degrade gracefully/transform gracefully

‘Transform gracefully’ is an equivalent phrase, and although (perhaps) more politically correct, ‘transformed’ often does not do justice to the reality of the resulting user-experience.

To ‘degrade gracefully’ is an ideal where a website can still be used when a browser does not support contemporary standards, or when the user disables non-essential features (such as JavaScript).

Common issues include:


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