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5. Technographics and “Demographics” > 70. Know How to Use Screen Resolution Da...

Know How to Use Screen Resolution Data

Answer the question “Should we build pages for 1024 x 768 or 800 x 600 screen resolution?” using the data you already have.

One of the most common questions people ask when building web sites is whether designers should build for higher or lower screen resolutions. On one hand, we have professional web designers who want to build brilliant-looking designs unconstrained by low-resolution (e.g., 800 x 600) monitors. On the other hand, usability guidelines state unequivocally, “Thou shall not force the user to scroll horizontally!” What is a web designer to do?

Use Your Screen Resolutions Report

Any web measurement application worth its salt will have a screen resolution report similar to the one shown in Figure 5-6.


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