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08-06-2009, 05:24 PM
If I were going to make a website layout in Photoshop, should my width be 1024? I did that before, but i had to scroll over when i previewed the template in Dreamweaver. Thanks

- Ethan.

08-06-2009, 05:27 PM
Depends who your audience is. Safe is 800px wide. I go up to 950 wide if I think viewers will be using nice big monitors (you must remember laptop users tho). The alternative is to make your layout % widths which alter with the screen size/resolution.

08-06-2009, 05:28 PM
How would i make it a %?

08-06-2009, 05:33 PM
That's really hard to explain. You wouldn't make the Photoshop layout a % width but you could design website elements to work round a % width layout in Dreamweaver. As you are starting out, I'd go fixed width, probably 800px wide. Sorry if answer confused.

08-06-2009, 05:34 PM
Nah, Its ok, Thanks for you help.