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I am the fold

I am the fold

An experiment to show how designing for The Fold can be treacherous. Each line below is from a random sampling of past-visitors' viewport heights. Take care when making assumptions about people's screen sizes on the web.

Made with by @_iest & friends | Born from a tweet by Jordan Moore | Source on Github

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Each line is a viewport from a previous visitor. Each line is slightly transparent, so the brighter portions are where there are multiple similar viewports. The lines are a 1000 long sample of the full dataset.

If you're interested in the full dataset, I wrote an article on my personal site that looks into the numbers a bit more deeply.

This is meant to show the diversity of viewports, not the popularity of them.

Think this is cool/awesome/meh? Let me know on twitter. When I have time I'll write a full technical rundown on my blog, iest.co.

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