160 Answered Questions for the topic web design

05/15/19

What are standard ratios for typography on the web?

In laying out a web design, I often try to make sure that my typography is proportional and consistent. However, I haven't been able to find any definitive articles or resources on what ratios and... more
Web Design

05/14/19

How to distinguish menu items that link to other sites?

I work for a large university, and we're trying to come up with some ideas for our drop-down menus, which are fairly standard, not too fancy. The university has their main site, and many sub-sites,... more
Web Design

05/14/19

What are the best practices for dealing with desired line breaks in responsive web design?

I design a great deal of simple single page web items for sales or email. I often find I run into issues with headlines and my desired line breaks at different media widths. For example, I could... more
Web Design

05/14/19

CSS snap point design guidelines?

I'm creating a new personal site and am considering using CSS's scroll snap module: https://drafts.csswg.org/css-snappoints/ as my primary navigation. Essentially this allows the web page to "snap"... more
Web Design

05/14/19

How do I get my vector logos to look super sharp on the web?

I do a lot of work with Illustrator, but I've never been super happy with how my work looks on our website. I've tried various techniques - saving from Illustrator, and opening in Photoshop and... more
Web Design

05/14/19

How do you present interactive webdesign?

Has anyone found a good way to present interactivity to a client? I talk mainly about small animations like hover on a button, An effect on the navbar when the user scrolls, An element on the... more
Web Design

05/14/19

How to add one smart object in multiple files in Photoshop?

I know I can do multiple iterations of the same Smart Object within the SAME document and have it change all instances, but what about Smart Objects placed across DIFFERENT documents? That would be... more
Web Design

05/14/19

Is it essential to type "WWW" when our design contains URL, or is it a matter of taste by now?

I love the appearance of traditional url's, because the **www** in front of them eases and speeds up my understanding that there's definitely a certain web adress.But is there any established... more
Web Design

05/13/19

What is a general rule of thumb for flowing text around embedded images?

What do you folks use as a general rule of thumb for flowing text around embedded images? I know everyone's got different preferences in addition to standard rules; is there any time when you will... more
Web Design

05/12/19

Where can I get images for commercial use?

I am running a web site design service for local small business owner. I want avoid legal issues on the images I use. Usually, the images found on Flickr are forbidden for commercial use. Where... more
Web Design

05/12/19

How you can rework logo to fit favicon of browser - 16x16px?

Let's say, I have a logo of website, with size 120x50px. Favicon should be 16x16px to be supported by major browsers.How it is possible to rework some image, making it smaller nearly in 10 times,... more
Web Design

05/10/19

Is it possible to prevent download of images when designing a website?

Say you wish to provide sample high-quality images in your website but also wish to protect them from download, as in you can view them on screen but can't save from the website.Is there a way to... more
Web Design

05/06/19

How can a design be balanced and yet have a focal point?

The concept of a focal point seems to be a fundamental one in web design, yet doesn't a focal point mean a page cannot be balanced? Surely by definition a focal point means that the page's 'weight'... more
Web Design

05/06/19

Photoshop: how to reduce the size of a PNG for web use?

I have a PNG file that is 2042 x 1250 and is 6.1 MB. When I open with Photoshop and do *"Save As > PNG 24"* and choose the compressed file size of the two options (the other being no... more
Web Design

05/06/19

What is the difference between layout and design?

I can't understand what is "design" and what is "layout" in terms of web design. I'm confused between layout and design. Can anybody can help me understand these matters? Thanks for reading my... more
Web Design

05/06/19

The graphic design theory behind the landing page?

Today most of the landing pages are using common pattern like the following: *Navigation bar section *Full width section with scrolling images *Three small sections with feature images *Contact... more
Web Design Javascript

05/06/19

Why is JavaScript useful for front end developers?

Web Design Html Php Bootstrap

05/02/19

Can I develop a mobile app using PHP and Bootstrap?

Web Design

04/28/19

Web Design Sizes?

This is one of my major issues these days. I'm using 15" Retina Macbook Pro. When I'm designing websites in Photoshop I normally use following settings,* __width__ = 2560, to make it easy to view... more
Web Design

04/28/19

What is a responsive mobile website design?

Web Design

04/28/19

How can I showcase a working example of my past web development work, without linking to the constantly changing live site?

Whenever I design a website, I think it's useful to not only show screen captures but also coding abilities. Unfortunately, most of the time, clients end up editing websites themselves and if... more
Web Design

04/26/19

How is front end development different from back end development?

Web Design

04/26/19

What browser width should I use to design a website?

I am working on graphics part of the website and been asked to design a website in Photoshop. I wonder what are an average dimensions and browser widths for a website so i can create my mockup with... more
Web Design Adobe Flash

04/23/19

How do I add an SWF to WordPress?

Web Design

04/20/19

Why is Responsive Web Design important?

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