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Newbieweaver
11-21-2008, 01:46 AM
Hi,

It's me. Again. First off, I want to say how grateful I am for this forum. You guys are the best.

I launched my site yesterday (it was really nerving because it is so incomplete!) and I was talking to someone who asked if I programmed my site to adapt to all different screens and browsers. I said I had no idea.

Is there something in dreamweaver that adjusts the site to meet each individual computer's needs?

Also, how do I check if my pictures take forever to download? They don't on my computer but I'd like to make sure everyone has access to see them.

THANKS!:lol:

coloeagle
11-21-2008, 02:09 AM
You can use this site, http://browsershots.org/ Takes a screen shot of how your page will show in different browsers. As for screen sizes, it would depend on how you have your pages built.
Set width,
Maximum width,
Minimum width
Completely fluid
Resize your own screen and view your page to see how it looks.

edbr
11-21-2008, 02:39 AM
re pic sizesit depends on their size and viewers connection speed
there is anoption in D that will tell you download times with different speeds in properties i think.
In short keep images optimised ans a few kb as possible without compromising quality

Newbieweaver
11-21-2008, 02:59 AM
Thanks guys! I am feeling less like newbieweaver every day. :P

Cary
11-21-2008, 03:06 AM
Also, how do I check if my pictures take forever to download? They don't on my computer but I'd like to make sure everyone has access to see them.

The right end of the bottom edge of the design window has the magnifying glass and hand icons and such. It tells you the weight of the current page and how long it will take to download at the speed you have set in DW. This info also appears in code view.

You'll find the connection speed setting under the Status Bar category in Prefs.

Corrosive
11-21-2008, 07:08 AM
Is there something in dreamweaver that adjusts the site to meet each individual computer's needs?



Nope, this is down to you and knowing what you are doing. as Colo says, browsershots is a great place to start. Remember all browsers are not the same.

d a v e
11-21-2008, 11:14 AM
you can also use this to see the page weight (including css, html, scripts, images)
http://www.websiteoptimization.com/services/analyze/

and you can install firefox, opera, safari on windows (and mac of course) and for different ie versions see
http://www.my-debugbar.com/wiki/IETester/HomePage