This site does not use graphics. Graphics are good and useful, and graphics are often a necessity, but graphics can be omitted when there is not a need for graphics. Please think of the visitors to your website; please use graphics in moderation.
The three grades of green:
(1) The web page does not use, play, embed, nor make visible an audio or video file. A link to a video or audio file is acceptable.
(2) The full downloaded page weight is 200 kilobytes or less including graphics.
(3) The page contains less than 5% off-site advertisements as measured by screen use.
(4) The page uses no script or other manners of display that pose a possible security threat or are capable of hijacking/impeding the user's browser.
(5) The web page is viewable by all modern browsers at a resolution of 1024x768 and higher.
(6) The web page's topic and wording are suitable for viewing by individuals of all ages.
(1) The same as green but with a maximum of 50 kilobytes of full weight.
(2) Less than 2% of the screen display is used for off-site advertisements.
(1) The same as mega-green but with no use of graphics. (At present this page is about 10 kilobytes. A lot of information can be shared with 50 kilobytes.)