I’ve got a bit of a complex question here for all you professional web developers:
Website targeting international users in all 24 timezones. Website based in US.
How do you handle timezones correctly? What is the best strategy?
The particular problem I see is Daylight savings. I’ve seen several sites ask it based on GMT (-5 for New York for example). Now what that misses is Daylight Savings. Not everyone in all timezones participates, and each has a different time when they implement it. Keeping it in GMT isn’t exactly desirable either, since users need to know the time (in their timezone).
Anyone take on the issue? I’ve searched high and low, and yet to see a good solution. Most just leave it as GMT, or hide times (put it in very low contrasting color compared to it’s background for example).