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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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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Documented Web Site Design Process

Is there any well documented process to be used in web site design projects?
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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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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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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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How to change from worpdress to joomla application [closed]

I recently bought a website and took the WordPress hosting plan. Now I like to move for Joomla application. Is it possible?
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Delivering the optimal image experience to all from website regardless of device

I was deeply involved in other work and out of the blue, the co-owner of the site informs me that the website isn't 100% right for all people. While he isn't technically inclined compared to me, 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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After fixing problems with duplicate content, will my search engine rankings return?

Background: I have been making a new website design at www.example.com/new which has been uploaded for some time as I have been redesigning the site. This site shares most of the same content as my ...
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What do you call the dots that show the number of images on the home page of a site and let you switch between them? [closed]

I've seen this before on a lot of websites and I really like it. I would really like to put it on my website, what is this slideshow looking thing called and how do you do this? Circled in red.
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Need help with first website ever! [closed]

This is the first website i am making with HTML and CSS. Truly i am learning as I go but I need some questions answered before I write to much incorrect code. First a a little intro about the design ...
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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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why does loading my homepage leads to my index page?

please when ever i load my new site quancer[dot ]com. It leads to my index page. I just installed the script using softaculous autoinstaller. Please kindly help me with this.
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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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Most CSS Grid frameworks use pixel as css units, why?

I started to develop my own webdesign using an grid framework 960 CSS Framework and also noticed that most of other famous css grid frameworks use 940/960px as maximum page width? Some of them have an ...
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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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dynamic website development help

I am wondering is there such thing as a WYSIWYG / graphical editor for PHP based website such as Drupal and Joomla? I am from the print world, working with code and database just driving me nuts! ...
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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 only)...
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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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Mobile Web Site Templates

Is there any web site that you can recommend in which I can find premium (beautiful looking and professional) web site designs(themes) specific for mobile web sites? (paid or free)
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First Project a big one, How much should we charge?

Two of my cousins and I started a freelance computer repair/web design business just to make some money on the side during college, and received our first major web design project about three weeks ...
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what design tips would you give any designer to make the website popular and memorable amongst its users?

When designing a website that is targetting large number of consummers, what design tips would you give any designer to make the website popular and memorable amongst its users?
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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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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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For SEO, should I change navigation links in SharePoint to point to the canonical version rather than the on containing index.aspx?

My website is based on SharePoint. The problem here is that it automatically produces duplicate URLs one normal and one ending with /pages/index.aspx. The former are indexed and canonicalized. ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Name of web design technique with vertically contiguous but separate screen-sized blocks?

I don't know the proper name for this, which makes it hard to Google it or describe this. On a site like http://p2theme.com/ as you scroll down you see that content is arranged into screen-sized ...
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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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Embarking on a website redevelopment and all developers pushing to move to ASP.NET 4.0

Our company is going through a website redevelopment / retooling exercise and we are not quite sure which direction to take. We are told that the website was built in ASP classic and that we should be ...
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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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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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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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What wireframing tools can produce something that looks like a finished website? [closed]

I've long done this using photoshop, but lacking photoshop skills this takes me ages and is little more than a poor sketch. I'd like a program that has all the common interface elements, theme styling ...

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