Standard Width for Web Sites

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  1. IAMwhitey

    IAMwhitey New Member

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    I know when i first started building sites oh so many years ago, the standard was to build for 640 width users...

    a few years ago it was like everyone started at 800 width. But now it seems like more sites even OT is built for 1024 minimum.

    What width do you build your sites for?
     
  2. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    I don't write web pages, but I see A LOT of computers every day. 90% of them are running default settings. So that would be 800x600 on XP. You can try to set someone's monitor 17" to 1024x768 but they'll complain the writing is too small.
     
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    build your site to work with the most browsers possible. I say 800x600 and up.
     
  4. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    I generally design for 800x600 as well, but I always make sure that it doesn't look tiny when viewed on something bigger as well. It should look good anywhere from 800x600 to 1600x1200.
     
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    http://www.upsdell.com/BrowserNews/stat_trends.htm#R3
     

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