trovster.com

The personal website of Trevor Morris

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Turn entire content blocks in to clickable targets with this simple plugin.

A common interface on modern-day websites is that of a title, summary and a “read more”-style link. Normally only the title and “read more” text is linked, however, the entire content would benefit from this behaviour.

An important principle when developing for interactive environments is that of Fitts’ Law, which states;

The time to acquire a target is a function of the distance to and size of the target.

Basically, this boils down to — the bigger the target area the better!.

“Fitted” is a simple solution to this common problem — a lightweight jQuery plugin which links entire blocks to a page defined within the block.

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