""Standard" Screen Resolution" Topic
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|Boo Hoo ||07 Dec 2008 12:41 p.m. PST|
What's the standard now? I'm in the process of redeisgning and eventually migrating my website (full of broken links) and would like to change my collage jpg I use as a site map ( ucs.mun.ca/~tmarshal ) and make it wider.
SOme years ago, the "standard" was 800 by 600, but many people use higher resolutions now. I design Oracle applications for a local network using a front end that doesn't handle resizing that seamlessly and I used to design apps in 800 by 600 then as well, but now find I can get away with at least 1024 by 768 for screen real estate.
Thanks for any thoughts.
|fred12df||07 Dec 2008 1:21 p.m. PST|
I've just looked at the stats for my hobby website – and for over 3000 visits, only 5% of users are on 800x600
40% are on 1024x768 and another 40% on 1280x800 or 1024, with the rest on something higher.
|CPBelt||07 Dec 2008 2:35 p.m. PST|
I use 1024x768 on my home monitor. My work flat screen is set higher--I have no idea to what. Even back in the wee days of the WWW, I have never liked background images. Fred's stats are about right over all.
|the Gorb ||07 Dec 2008 4:23 p.m. PST|
1024x768 on a regular monitor.
Recently upgraded all the monitors at home to wide screens. They run 1280x768.
Regards, the Gorb
|pphalen ||07 Dec 2008 7:34 p.m. PST|
I think you will be safe considereing 1024 x 768 as a "standard"
| Andrew Walters ||08 Dec 2008 9:11 a.m. PST|
The new standard is no standard (slightly better than the old standard of competing standards). You're safe with 1024x768, but iMacs have *started* at 1680x1050 for a while now.
|Boo Hoo ||09 Dec 2008 12:17 p.m. PST|
Folks, thanks for the responses. I think I'll play with 1024 by 768. I'd love to go higher but don't know how to skrink and grow a jpg display even if that's possible. Still lots more real estate than 800 by 600.
|cosmo1974 ||10 Dec 2008 6:07 a.m. PST|
Just remember that the development for a 1024x768 screen shouldn't be more than 955x600 to account for browser chrome..