Viewing posts from February, 2012

Empty White Spaces

Posted by: Jonathan Horvath in Web Design 9 years, 5 months ago

There are plenty of web site that aren't taken advantage of wide screen LCD monitors that are becoming standard.  Typically, these websites are using a fixed-pixel-width layout that doesn't expand with a larger browser window size.  My current WordPress theme is a great example of a fixed-width layout design.  Expand the browser to full screen on a 1920x1080 monitor and over half of the page is empty white space.  This reminds me of watching older 4:3 aspect TV shows on a wide screen TV.  The problem will only get worse as the resolution of monitors increase.

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