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Can’t Seem To Make Your Site Look Good On Other Computers?

by on Mar.01, 2010, under WebSite Design

You just built what you think is a well designed website and what is left to do now is display it online. Now that you have done this you think that now all is good. Oh so you think? See, your website may look good from your home pc but did you make any efforts to check how it looks on other peoples computers? If not, you could be displaying to who know how many visitors a terrible website design that tarnish your credibility.

The screen resolution on different pcs can be very high or low. That means when your site comes up it could be hard to make sense of. Things like having one section display at the top while the other displays near the bottom. Navigation controls are off center or not showing up at all. This can usually happen if you have a three or more column website. It is not good enough that your site looks good on your pc. You have to get out and test your site with other computors quickly before you broadcast your site to the world.

One of the best places to go is the public library. Their computers are set so that older people can read the screen easier. Dynamic resolutions that normally makes your website wider than you are use to. Don’t be alarmed if your site does not fit the screen perfectly like it did on your personal computer. It is normal to see a cursor at the bottom come up to span across your site. What you are looking for is that all of your tiers come up where they should be. If not then just make a few margin adjustments until it looks good. You will never get it to fit the screen the same on all computers. You just want it to look good enough so that guest can search your site properly.

Big pictures can also disrupt how the site sets up. If they take up to much space then it will push other tiers out of alignment. Although it did not happen on your home computer it still can happen on others. Be careful to ensure that any images you display are well within your margins.

Setting your container margins on your default or style page within 1000 pixels usually gives you the best results. Within that margin just play around with the individual margins for each column of your website until all show up the way it was created.

So just remember that you are not done once you load up your website. Test the look of the website with different computers to see what a potential visitor will see. If not then who knows how many people you may have turned away from your site.

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