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600 is best
From Scott on 27 April '99
replying to Width of web pages posted by Chris

>I wonder if you can explain the best width of a page.
>On my site, I use 700 as the width. Since it is my belief that most >monitors are set up for 800x600. However.. I do notice an aweful >lot of sites (including real pro ones) are set at 600.

Hi Chris. You should always design for all users in mind.. this mean using ALT tags on all images, making sure all JAVA and other effects degrade well, having text links for image maps and not making it tough for 640 X 480 users or those using Lynx.

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