Re: MarginsFrom David A on 15 March '01
replying to Margins posted by Donnie
>Why does a "good" website have to alter their margins to bring the text and graphics in closer to the center? Does this improve placement in some way?
The standard monitor resolution people have is 800x600. The minimum anybody has is 640x480. Some webdesigners still target the 640x480. If your monitor is 1024x768 you will notice the effect more. What effect? Well if you design your page for 640x480 and you shove it to the left or right it leaves alot of blank space on the opposite side. By centering the content of the page you will only have a little blank space to either side. The optimum design would be one that scales to fit most of the screen regardless of resolution. Although this is not always easy.