View Full Version : Page Width

01-23-2010, 11:04 PM

I currently have my page width as 800( i am sure i was advised this somewhere, but could do with it a bit bigger).
Will it effect anything if it is slightly bigger?
Is it something to how it views in browser


01-24-2010, 12:01 AM
the older most positive size is 800 - that is because that is the lowest resolution anyone can set their monitor up as. i have read that 80% of the population now use the 1024 x 768 resolution, so if you made your width less than 1024 then most of the people would not have to scroll left to right. i believe that more and more people are using wider than 1024 as the width regarding resolution.
most of my sites are around 900 to 950.
if you look at my site you will see a red border on each side that is about 50 pixels wide meaning that the width of my site is about 925 pixels. you cannot regulate what others set their computors up with, but i think you would be pretty safe if you kept in under 1024.
good luck

01-24-2010, 12:30 PM
Thanks spo much thats great, i cant upload a page to show anyone at the moment but i am trying to quickly build a new site, because have took a lot of money from corporate sponsors and our current site is embaressing.

Thanks Again

01-25-2010, 01:14 AM
My site is set to 1000 pxls wide. No complaints, no drama, http://www.thefemalezone.com

01-25-2010, 09:54 AM
Hi Paul,

Check this out........... (http://browsersize.googlelabs.com/)