How to Approach Degradable Ajax
Now, creating a degradable Ajax site is a bit different from a creating a site with unlimited Ajax potential. Here are some strategies I’ve come up with to help you build a degradable Ajax page.
<a>elements and the
<input type="submit"/>elements. What you are sacrificing then, is the ability to make divs and other common elements clickable. I have, however, noticed that most of your general web 2.0 effects can be accomplished no problem with just these two elements. It’s sort of like in CSS when you have to make sure an element doesn’t have a fixed width AND left or right padding to insure it doesn’t create problems with browsers that don’t follow the box model properly. It’s not hard, just requires a little extra creative problem solving effort.
Noscript: And let’s not forget that when you’re creating an interface, there’s a W3C ordained element meant specifically for allowing users access to content that wouldn’t be available if a browser has scripting disabled.