Anyone knowledgeable with website design?

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  1. djmotiondnb

    djmotiondnb AKA Tactician

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    shot in the dark here..

    designing a website.. struggling with how wide to make the site in order for it to display correctly in most browsers

    have been designing with a 800px width but its too narrow to fit the content I want...

    Can anyone lend a hand? :D
     
  2. Borf™

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    Try making it bigger.
     
  3. djmotiondnb

    djmotiondnb AKA Tactician

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    thanks man never thought of that :teeth:

    I could make it bigger.. but this would mean that some people would have to scroll in order to see all content

    trying to find a median of good size and viewable to majority
     
  4. Thin and crispy

    Thin and crispy Active Member

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    my mate knew a handy bit of code that auto resized, try looking for that, could be handy.
     
  5. SmallVictoriez

    SmallVictoriez Teen Pop Sensation

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    Rarely do I dabble in this, but 900 pixels is about what I shoot for.

    Its rather easy to actually make your pages dynamic to peoples separate screen resolutions though if you'd like me to go into detail just ask.
     
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    djmotiondnb AKA Tactician

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    If you wouldnt mind matey?
     
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    SmallVictoriez Teen Pop Sensation

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    I've actually searched a bit for the topic and found a fairly helpful guide:
    http://javascript.about.com/od/guidesscriptindex/a/screen.htm

    Theres parts 2 3 and 4 included near the end of the page or just keep clicking the hyperlinks.. He's got javascript codes basically for the job you're looking to do.
     
  8. djmotiondnb

    djmotiondnb AKA Tactician

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    cheers man will give that a read (y) :)
     
  9. SmallVictoriez

    SmallVictoriez Teen Pop Sensation

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    Needed a bit of a refresher myself, been a LONG time since I've done any web design.
     
  10. Warlokk

    Warlokk bitch please

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    Learning some JavaScript/PHP is your answer mate.. being able to script dynamic code will save you ALOT of hassle when it comes to making your site dynamic to all users.
     
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    use dreamweaver and u can control the size on the design page instead of the coding page if u arent too good with coding
     
  12. PhorceOfHabit

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    I go with 960, is a pretty standard accepted size you'll find facebook etc all use.