Make Sites Easier to Read on Mobile Screens

I’ve just discovered that Google offers a way of stripping style sheets (and images, if you like) from any website, with the effect that you’re left with simply the text and fundamental html formatting. The advantage is that this can make reading the text of sites much easier on the small screens of various mobile devices.

The Google URL is, which offers you an ultra simple screen:


I’m glad to say that Slaw works well when fed through this device. The following link will take you to Slaw with all style and images removed:

If you’re able to use Javascript on your mobile device, this bookmarklet should let you jump from any URL you’ve loaded to a stripped-down version of that page:


[via Mac OS X Hints]

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