the most basic html question ever

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  1. iamtheman

    iamtheman New Member

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    this is my first attempt to do a website and i am already stuck. in dreamweaver, what size should i make the overall size? 800x600?

    please help
     
  2. Wolf68k

    Wolf68k OT Supporter

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    800x600 is good enough for most sites and most viewers, but it also depends on who your target audience is
     
  3. RaginBajin

    RaginBajin Have you punched a donkey today?

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    Yeah 800x600 is pretty standard but it appears that people's resolution is starting to grow to 1024x768.
     
  4. neonwheels

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    If you don't know, stick with 800 x 600. I hate sites that make me horizontally scroll!
     
  5. WERUreo

    WERUreo Imua!

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    Not to beat a dead horse, but I always make sure any site I do will fit on an 800x600 resolution screen. Like neonwheels said, horizontal scrolling sucks. I don't know the exact numbers, but I would guess the vast majority of people surfing the Web are at 800x600 at least.

    If you plan to make the site fill the whole browser window no matter what resolution, that's fine too, as long as the site looks ok in 800x600.
     
  6. IAMwhitey

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    i still create sites to 640x480 and make use of the spanning effects

    dunno, guess i still like to make it friendly for everyone
     
  7. McClane

    McClane Who Killed Marilyn?

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    2048x1536

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