/ Feed Icons Exist for a Reason

I just dropped in on the new Seed Magazine site after reading about its redesign on Zeldman’s site. After looking around a little I decided that I’d like to subscribe to its feed so as to keep up with what they publish. But try as I may, I couldn’t find that famous feed icon, or a variation thereof. There’s a reason why standard icons exist, so that people can recognize something like a feed icon on whichever site they may be visiting. It doesn’t help anyone to ditch the icon and go with eight point text instead. Well, unless you really aren’t looking to attract readers.


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