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Chapter 1. Creating a Dynamic Web Site > Understanding Layout on the Web

Understanding Layout on the Web

Because of the Web’s expandable windows, unpredictable screen resolutions, and variable font sizes, it may feel like you have a better chance of predicting the price of Internet stocks than the final appearance of your Web design. You know that your design must fit into a rectangle (the browser window), but will that rectangle be wide and long enough?

All Web layouts have two basic parts. The first part is the content area, which features navigation, titles, graphics, and text—in other words, the stuff visitors are interested in. The other part is filler. Whether the filler is just empty space or a design that fills the void, it is there simply to absorb extra space in the browser window. The balance between content and filler is crucial to creating an attractive Web layout.


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