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What is the best page width for 1024X768 resolution screens?

  • # January 16, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    For 1024X768 pixels screen resolution what is the maximum page width that can be considered safe so that in none of the browsers horizontal scroll bars come up?

    # January 16, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    isn’t it 960px?

    # January 16, 2011 at 9:16 pm

    Yep I’d go with 960 pixels. Leaves room on each side

    # January 16, 2011 at 10:41 pm

    Bear in mind guys that even if you have 1920px wide screen resolution, you are not going to be reading a website using that width. The whole reason for having that much real estate on a screen is to be able to open several pages at the same time and work side by side.

    # January 16, 2011 at 10:46 pm

    I’m not sure I follow what you mean.

    # January 17, 2011 at 1:41 am

    @virtual. I definitely see what you mean. But I do have a 1920×1080 screen resolution and view webpages at full screen all the time. It helps me focus more on what I am looking at rather than having 2, 3, or 4 screens open at a time. Now tabs…..that’s a different story.

    # January 17, 2011 at 1:41 am

    @daredanger . 960px is a pretty standard width these days in web design. Heres a helpful guide on it.

    http://960.gs/

    # January 17, 2011 at 7:57 am

    960px is Pretty Cool !

    # January 17, 2011 at 2:06 pm

    960 primarily for most production web work right now. If you’re feeling frisky you can design for 960, up to 1080 (which will become more accepted in the future), and all the way down to mobile screen sizes. CSS media queries are super handy for this kind of work.

    # January 20, 2011 at 4:15 am

    Is 980 not safe?

    # January 20, 2011 at 5:12 am

    @daredanger Yeah it is safe.

    Rob
    # January 20, 2011 at 5:28 am

    I know guys who use 1000 as standard.

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