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* Users on slow connections regularly turn images off to enable a quicker download time. Some browsers, such as text-only Lynx browser do not display images at all.
* Not every user has downloaded latest Flash program that's needed to access your site. Additionally, download time on Flash websites often takes so long that users lose patience and don't even wait to see content. Just 25% of web users in UK are connected to Internet via broadband (source: National Statistics).
This article was written by Trenton Moss. He's crazy about web usability and accessibility - so crazy that he went and started his own web usability and accessibility consultancy ( Webcredible - http://www.webcredible.co.uk ) to help make the Internet a better place for everyone.