Questions tagged [website-design]

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

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Marking mobile issues as fixed with google

According to Google Webmaster Tools, It claims I have one mobile usability issue that the tap targets are too close, yet I have fixed it however Google still claims its a problem. See the attached ...
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What stops a website owner from putting cost per view ads in a hidden div?

I just started a website and want to put some ads on it to make it pay for itself. Given that nobody ever clicks on those, I thought that CPC (cost-per-click) is not an option and decided to go with ...
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When making a silo structured website is it ok to have header and footer on all pages?

When building a silo website from scratch, is it ok to include all the links in the header on any page? About, FAQ, Contact etc. For those unknown: What is the SILO Website Structure?
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What's the criteria for fixing the width of main content of a website?

Some websites fix the main content (or whole website) width to 980px, others to 1200px. What's the criteria for choosing this size?
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Two scroll bars inside the browser [closed]

My is actually a blogger.com blog , I use custom url on it and also use a custom theme. I do minor edits and insert certain html for features like "addthis" "disqus for comments" and etc.. My blog now ...
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Consolidating multiple sites with “duplicate” landing pages. SEO consequences? [closed]

A client of mine has four separate domains (very good ones, I might add) that are all almost exact copies of each other, with only "SEO keywords" being different. While making a new site for them that'...
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Creating a website [closed]

I am considering creating a website. It should be something basic where I can click on a button and then it sends me to another link on the page and where I can put text... What tool should I use? ...
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Where can I get high quality vector graphics for web design?

I am looking for a place where I can buy web 2.0 (cartooney mac-like) vector graphics for use on my sites. Where's the best place to go?
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Should I build my non-mobile web site in Bootstrap? [closed]

w3schools.com defines Bootstrap as "... framework for developing responsive, mobile-first web sites". If I am not interested that much in building a mobile-compatible web site (I am but it is not my ...
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Website using different fonts across different browsers [closed]

The navigation board items on my website at www.amsa.mn uses the wrong font when displayed with Firefox. The correct font is loaded when I access the website with Safari or Chrome. Is there any way to ...
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website occupying half the width on large monitors. is it bad?

I'm learning that my website looks like it has decent amount of content when viewed on small monitors but when viewed on large monitors, it looks like there is hardly any content at all. If I ...
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Layout Columns - Equal Height

I remember first starting out using tables for layouts and learned that I should not be doing that. I am working on a new site and can not seem to do equal height columns without using tables. Here is ...
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What's the best (fairest) way to select a web designer?

I've been a freelance developer for nearly a decade, but have no desire to do web design. Most of the projects I get are maintenance-type projects that require only minor tweaks to existing graphics, ...
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Elements of web design

What are some core elements of great web design? Things like speed, layout, etc... Can we determine a something from the community for what we have all tried and works?
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Folder architecture for a multilanguage website with multiple index.html files

I just translated my website into French. As usual, the original version of the site has its index.html file in the root directory, where is also the rest of the pages in English. I created an /fr/ ...
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When merging website B into website A, is there and pros / cons to having two different designs?

A client currently owns two websites. They want to take the content from Website B and move it to be located on Website A's domain name for SEO value. What they want to do is simply to take Website B ...
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Fixed width vs dynamic width

I've noticed more and more sites have gone to a fixed-width layout, where resizing the browser window just causes scrollbars to appear, as opposed to a flexible layout, where resizing the browser ...
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Would it be valid to use frames for an inhouse tool with a static list on the left that triggers content on the right?

I'm replacing the interface of an old Visual FoxPro system my company has been using for the past 15 years. If there's one thing that users have been complaining about is that it is tedious. So ease ...
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My website keywords are not indexing. What should i do? [duplicate]

My website keywords are not indexing. I have changed all pages meta and updated new content but still my keywords are not showing in Google serp. What should i do please tell me some suggestion. I am ...
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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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How do I test my website on mobile devices [closed]

I would like to develop my websites with mobile devices in mind. However as I am new to web development, I'm not exactly sure how I would go about testing my websites on let's say an iPhone, when ...
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How to integrate Paypal Direct Payment (i.e. Paypal Pro) with custom shopping cart application?

I've written a basic shopping cart application that is fully functional except for the payment process. I have decided to use PayPal Direct Payment, or "PayPal Pro," but am unsure of how to integrate ...
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How can I figure out what technologies a site is built on?

I'm researching building a site by looking at what other people have done but I don't know how to determine what technologies or platforms are being used. How can I tell what any given site is ...
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Running my site on an old-fashioned phone emulated [closed]

Back in the day before iPhones were invented, different technologies (like xhtml/wap) were used to present pages. Now it seems that all new devices are HTML5 compatible. I want to support the largest ...
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Is there a standard size for images with text and its thumbnails?

I have a main question and a secondary one. I'm creating images with text on them and I'm designing the website where the images will be shared on but I'm concerned about the size of the main image ...
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HTML Template Designs - Alternatives to Theme Forest

I'm looking to build a new corporate website using a ready made HTML theme so that I can focus on the business logic rather than on the presentation. Any recommendations for websites similar and ...
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Would ordering multiple IP addresses increase my adsense income?

Currently I manage a server housing multiple domains on one IP address. Only one domain with relatively rich content has adsense. The remaining domains do not use adsense, and one domain consists of ...
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Generic Web handler ashx parameters

I recently found a link from a stock market website which allows me to download my raw stock data from it: http://www.example.com/StocksHandler.ashx?{%22Type%22:%22ALL2%22,%20%22Lan%22:%22En%22} But ...
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How can I create a review site which is similar to craigslist? [closed]

I want to create a site where you can review different things in the town. Example could be a Restaurant, a park, a doctor, a school. The user creates review and uploads pic if he has. I want to ...
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Do first impressions really count?

So, i am currently writing something up for a college class. Problem is everything is hypothetical. I need some proof. I believe a first impression on a website is imperative so that people actually ...
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How do I make sure the web developer I hire will not steal my idea?

So I have a great idea for a new website. However, not the time to develop it. I would like to hire a person or company to design it for me. What steps do I need to take, to protect my idea? ...
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What are the minimum content and traffic requirements for Google AdSense?

I have a blog called i-World-Tech (http://i-world-tech.blogspot.in/). My blog's age is only 35 days. What are the requirements for Google AdSense? How many page views are required and how old does ...
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Can the subdirectories on a server have their own default pages?

I'm trying to structure my site to serve different areas of content, sort of like this one. I'm wondering how they make it so subdirectories have their own default pages, for example: http://...
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Is there a way to create a website without learning to web-program?

I can create an XML document without knowing XML. I use a word processor. Is there a way to do that for websites?
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What is the standard width for a website in pixels?

What is the standard width for a website in pixels or where are statistics?
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Any tool to sketch layout?

Is there any kind of tool to sketch the layout of website roughly? For example just to draw a basic sketch of the design to show others? Thanks
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Is the same theme on multiple sites considered duplicate content?

I have two sites, using the same theme with a similar layout/appearance and images, but with entirely different content. Would Google consider this duplicate content?
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How should I deal with a 'Contact Us' Form?

Often you'll see websites with a "For any questions, please contact us..." followed by a box for your name, email, subject, maybe some invoice data... When should these be implemented on a website? ...
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Steps on how to make a website? I learned HTML and CSS, what now? [closed]

So I just finished learning HTML, HTML5 and CSS... (From books I got online, online tutorials and online courses) I want to have test project on how to actually get my website up and running online. ...
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Intellectual property used without permission

1.Could somebody advise how to deal with intellectual property used in the website without the author's permission? The company assumed a right to a picture which has no right to. Country: UK. 2....
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How to delete a parent folder that holds php and html files

In my hosting structure I have website1, website2 etc. I made a mistake and placed my files and folders inside a folder called source while uploading them to the website1 folder. So now I'm stuck with ...
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Is there a single set of Media queries for all the devices? [closed]

I am using different media queries for each type of resolution, is there a better way of doing this?
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How does an adsense bot determine the “Above the fold” space on mobile and desktop sites?

I ran an experiment last night by replacing a small ad for a mobile site thats located near the top of the page with a larger box ad, but I moved that ad towards the bottom of the page. Ten hours ...
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Persona for Web Designer Portfolio Website [closed]

I'm working on my first real portfolio website and I learned in one of my Web Design classes at ASU that we web designers should write up a Persona for our "target market" (who we think will be the ...
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What is the difference between Flat Style design and a Metro UI? [closed]

When I look at the two they look the same, only there's not that many named "Metro." Is three a difference other than the name that Microsoft came up with?
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Someone suggest the optimal spacing between content and the ad

Based on logs, I conclude based on $0 RPM that adsense has an issue with the picture pages on my mobile site, and I think it all comes down to optimal spacing which I think I have not yet nailed. The ...
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How to arrange much information on less space

I'm having much factual information, which has to be arranged on a plenty small space. Do you have some hints, perhaps design studies, how to present these information efficiently? To have something ...
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Client Expectation re images used during website development [closed]

When you develop a website for a client, if you create it from scratch and present them with design options that include photo images, do you make it a point to inform the client on where the images ...
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Why aren't we supposed to use <table> in a design?

What are some clear and logical reasons for why we shouldn't be designing websites with tables? Where are the benefits, what has been driving this idea in the industry? When is it okay to use a table?
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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?