When registering for most web services and apps, chances are, that people are requested to “select” a gender identity, most time ranging between the binary “female and male” options, sometimes there may be a third option to select too, and if the developers are more aware of gender identities, it may be possible to select from a range of n gender identities. Since gender is a spectrum and something completely individual, all of the approaches trying to depict identities as a list/array will fail.
I never studied anything related to programming, but started to learn how to code when I was in ninth grade in high school, though I’ve messed around with wikis, video games and few content management systems before. During school days I got into my first coding projects involving redesigning the schools homepage (cliché), trying to set-up an eCommerce system for a school-affiliated company, coding some cluttered and sluggish eLearning apps, a digital class schedule monitor using a first generation raspberry pi and some other projects.
Since I haven’t found a decent content/trigger notification plugin out there for major browsers, I started writing down some thoughts about what a content notification plugin should do, how it should behave, and what the most efficient way is to develop such a plugin for web-browsers. Whether if one is triggered by traumatic words or names, or one just wants to get sure that they’ll don’t get spoilered about their favorite video games or series, a trigger/content notification plugin may be handy in achieving so, making the everyday web use a more safe and healthy experience.