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Your opinion on website layouts?

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Do you like a fixed width website? Or do you like a website that fills the entire page if you have a bigger monitor? But if your monitor is too big, couldn't that distort paragraphs into long rows of sentances?

I'm contemplating making a website with a fixed width of about 1000 pixels, but I was also thinking of making it expandable...


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how about what will take me the least amount of time to make pretty >.<


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At my work we do all fixed width sites but we center so no matter what, they look good in every browser. The standard width now is about 1000px so you should be fine with that or higher.


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Yes, it is going to be centered. I don't think I've ever made a website that isn't centered. :P *remembers an old IGN layout from years ago and a huge white space filling the right of the screen*

Alright, thanks everyone! I'll keep it a 1000 pixels fixed width. Wah, I haven't made a new layout since http://www.windscar.com @_@


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Yes, it is going to be centered. I don't think I've ever made a website that isn't centered. :P *remembers an old IGN layout from years ago and a huge white space filling the right of the screen*

Alright, thanks everyone! I'll keep it a 1000 pixels fixed width. Wah, I haven't made a new layout since http://www.windscar.com @_@

No using tables this time ;)


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Bah! I was going to attempt an actual css layout this time... It'll be my first and if it pisses me off I'll fall back onto tables. :P

I should get used to css layouts tho, seeing as vBulletin 4's new theme setup will be all css driven now.


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All this sounds pretty complicated ... *nods*


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Either one can be done well; I tend towards fluid layouts because they work better on a variety of different screen resolutions and window sizes, though if your design is really graphics-heavy (e.g., banners) then I would do fixed width.

If you have any problems with CSS you can hit me up.

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