Website design is the process of planning and creating websites that can be read/viewed by web browsers

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Web design portfolio

I'm pretty much a newb when it comes to freelancing, I'm looking to start a portfolio for my individual projects only I haven't done any and I'm kind of stuck on where to start. I have assisted in ...
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How to design a slogan [closed]

Which tools and techniques do you use for designing slogans on website? I tried this one but I wasn't satisfied with it. There is little choice of usable designs and it is aliased in firefox (in ...
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Are there any guidelines for laying out screen “real estate?”

I'm wondering if there is any information about creating a decent page layout so that your website will appeal to users of all resolutions. For example, the optimal width for pages. It seems like on ...
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How can I get this effect (lines in an input)?

How can I get this effect (lines in an input)?
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What errors should I create custom pages for besides 404?

I know most sites typically create a custom 404 page. Are there any other custom error pages I should create? Or just watch my logs and see which ones are hit more frequently? [Edit] This is for a ...
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Developing from scratch vs. Wordpress

I am facing a dilemma, over the past six months I have been building my website from scratch and I put plenty of hours into it using standard html/css/php/mysql/javascript and jquery... My website ...
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Good free CSS Sprite for icons

I am working on a small project where I need some of the basic icons: edit, favorite, delete. You know them. Now i can download them all seperate, and put them together in a sprite, but I was ...
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Text files vs. text in database

I'm designing a new site, deciding whether to keep the bulk of the content for each page in a text file, with just the file name in a database record for that page, or to keep the entire text in the ...
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Top and bottom gradient using CSS

I have a background that has a top and bottom gradient and I want it to show on a container layer. The problem is the bottom gradient since it has to appear at the very end of the container div. Any ...
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Which fonts are the most common ones across different devices?

What is the most common font on different desktop and mobile devices. I need my website texts to have the same look and size on different devices.
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Traits of successful sites [closed]

I learned hard way creating websites. Once it dawned on me that we should have social networking on our sites, then another day that a mobile version is required. That we should register with Google ...
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Uploading screenshots to Flickr

I have finally decided to create my own portfolio to show off my works for clients. I've seen on countless web design agency websites where they show screenshots of the websites they made for their ...
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Should I still support a screen resolution of 1024x786 or can I ignore it and support 1280x720 and higher?

Only for websites, not webapps. There are not many computers left with 1024x786, so why still support it?
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Site Structure - practices

I just started working for a company and they're asking me for ways to improve the overall site design. One of the things that keeps standing out to me is their extremely odd internal file structure ...
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What emails should I create for a web services company? [closed]

I am building a software and web services company and want to create different email account to use them in contacting my team, customers "which i do for them websites for example", users of the ...
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Client asking for estimate to set up/ configure his server

I am building a web application for a client. I never set up a server using IIS. He needs me to configure the server to work with mySQL, php, and phpmyadmin. The server, is completely ...
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How to handle new domain names?

I have a new product which I'll call a pen ink reloader. I have a website using my products name, for example, www.inkywink.com which I want to have accessed by searches for keywords such as "pen ...
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What parts of JavaScript and jQuery are essential reading for Web Designers [closed]

As a web designer, how should I go about learning javascript and jquery? I would like to avoid duplicating my efforts and focus on whats important. I am very much confused and need a place to start.
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Infrastructure to effectively set up experiements and learn from them

My website is in the early stages of creating our first product, a place on the web, where one can ask lawyers questions at a fraction of their normal costs. I got inspired by this video, which is ...
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Accessible web design

Not sure if this question is a good fit for this forum, if not maybe some moderators can move it to StackOverflow. Where should I be looking to make an accessible web site nowadays? I remember 10 ...
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Is Paypal the best solution for payment gateway for a website?

I have a realty website that needs a payment gateway for their property reservation. The reservation fee range from $500-$600 and about 5-6 people per month. I was wondering if Paypal is the best ...
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I need articles to use in a commercial project, what open content licenses will work?

I'm designing some web templates, and I need to add some sample content in them, like articles and stuff. I was wondering where can I find such sample articles to include in the template demo? I don't ...
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Where can I find graphic artists who can draw clean Windows 7/Mac style icons?

Not sure if this should be a community wiki, but I'd like to find some graphic artists who can create beautiful Windows 7 icons (for use on the web)... somewhat similar in style to the image below. ...
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What are the most popular sharing/subscribing services?

Almost every site now (including this one) has buttons to share the page or subscribe with specific web services like digg, google reader, delicious, etc. I've personally never clicked one (I always ...
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Responsive design websites: one or two sitemaps?

Assuming one develops a website where the layout of pages depends on the device (PC, smartphone, etc...) - in other words it follows the responsive web design principles - should one create one or two ...
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What Are Site-Wide Cookies?

Please help me by telling what is site-wide cookies in PHP. This question while reading an article. Please help. I will grateful to you. Thanks
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What is the name of this kind of layout?

Please visit this site: http://www.visitheritage.com/ Can someone tell me in which category does that kind of website layout belong? Or in other words, how you simply call it? I notice that this ...
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Why my new web design increased in 20% my bounce rate?

I do need your help and opinions. Last August, 1st, I have relaunched my website with a completely new design. As I have also moved it from Dreamweaver and .html format to Wordpress, the new website ...
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What should I do if I have 2 UI tabs with content that allows the user to access the same page?

I created an employee review application that has top-level stateful tabs just like the ones on this site. There is a tab called "My Employees" and a tab called "Employee Management" (used by HR ...
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is there a standard template for a website proposal

i am putting together a website for someone and i wanted to see if there is a standard template to use that includes: pricing (by hour, page or project) expected bug fixes costs for hosting and ...
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What are examples of high-volume websites with fixed, proportional, fluid, and hybrid layouts?

For example, Amazon.com I believe would be an example of a hybrid-fluid-fixed. Really have no idea what an example of a purely proportional layout would be. Types of Webpage Layouts are, per ...
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Best books for web design & HCI

What are the best books you suggest me about: web design HCI for web applications / websites thanks
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How to create a portfolio website for minimal cost? [closed]

I am planning on creating an online portfolio for myself, to use in my resume and to use for other personal use, with my own domain name. I am pretty sure there is nothing free out there to create a ...
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Multiple or single web site for company and subsidiaries

I work for a company that is specialized in servers & networking Equipment. The company holds 3 subsidiaries that have different IT activities (software Engineering & application performance ...
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URLs appended with a fullstop (period)

When I log into to my hosting provider to view my website stats I have noticed that there are a few repeated page URLs with a full stop on the end. I have hunted for this additional page on my FTP but ...
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Is fixed width website of 768px, the best option for supporting all tablets an desktops?

I'm building a website, not interested in fluid design as I want to keep the line breaks of the paragraphs in the same certain way, for all resolution. If the Ipad width is 768px on portrait, does it ...
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Inserting WordPress in a site with .htaccess Rewrite Rule

I want to insert a WordPress blog in a website which is programmed in PHP and that uses includes() to select what content to show, and that uses .htaccess Rewrite Rule to get friendly URLs. The ...
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Multilingual website avoiding duplicate content and right referral in SERP

I have a site with UGC in many languages. The translation I'm doing is for the titles so for each page I have multiple copies, one per language. I want to make sure Search engines don't see this as ...
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Would it be possible to build a client portal on Squarespace6?

I'm helping a family member set up a site which will need to include a secure client portal, providing access to documents and a simple database. I have been encouraging them to go with a more ...
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What are the logistics in converting PSD to HTML, from the project managers standpoint?

I know this question so elementary, and I apologize in advance. Feel free to close it if it doesn't meet this sites criteria. I am managing my first web project, and am currently getting the PSDs ...
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Background image strategies for a curved background

How would you handle a background image for a web page with a curve like the one below? Normally, I take a thin image and repeat it along the x-axis, but the curve negates that strategy as one side is ...
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Highlighting Search Results [closed]

A website I've recently worked on has a fairly extensive product search. The search returns results from the company's affiliates as well as products that the company produces and sponsors. A ...
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Create beautiful websites with “text free images”?

Most websites have images with text embedded into the images. Shure, they look great, but when it comes to translation into other languages, it immediately gets painful to maintain. Are there any ...
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How should I layout my page if I only have a toolbar, but Menu? (as it typically is)

I'm building a web application that revolves mostly around a grid, a treeview, and a toolbar. There is also an autocomplete section at the top of the site. Since I have never been trained in website ...
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in Web Design What format does Web Designer, Developer and Client prefer? Is it PSD, AI, EPS. or Firework's PNG [closed]

I would assume that the answer would be Photoshop PSD, But It would just be a biased opinion. What are your thoughts? I recently find illustrator to be fast in position stuff, at the same time my ...
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Single Page vs. Multi-page Websites [closed]

A colleague and I are tasked with creating a new website that will be used for configuring devices (hardware), displaying general as well as specific information. He's a recently new comer to the web ...
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Website Duplication issue

We just launched our New site with lots of changes in design and content. After getting into my Cpanle i came to know that my website developing company have done this to my site. The old site is ...
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Summary of usage policies for website integration of various social media networks? [closed]

To cut to the chase... I look at Twitter's usage policy and see limitations on what can and can't be done with their logo. I also see examples of websites that use icons that have been integrated ...
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Product application - is it a product or product variation

I'm dealing with a lot of vehicle specific products, and I've been trying to determine whether to convert the variants/fit option into individual products. I currently put the vehicle specific items ...
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Is it possible to code in such a way that Dreamweaver will display it same as the browser?

Some background: I work in an internet marketing firm. My manager and I were just talking, and he brought up that some of our clients have complained that my web pages don't display "correctly" in ...