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The Art Of Web Design

Every web user your web page is different. They have...

  • Different size screen.
  • Different screen resolution.
  • Different window size - their browser may not be taking up the whole screen area.
  • Different font size preference.
  • Different font typeface preference.
  • Different colour preference.

Font preferences may not be for purely aesthetic reasons. The user may have medical reasons to have their fonts at a certain size or colour. The dot pitch of their screen may be such that having the size of fonts and elements linked to a number of pixels may produce a result too large or too small.

To keep this simple here's some dos...

  • Make your site take up the whole browser window.

And don'ts...

  • Make your site only work on a certain size screen.