Category: Beginners Web Development

Media size and format

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What media formats should you use, how large should your media files be and how should you determine your media size? Find out what is the best approach for adding media to a website?

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File size of an image

Image editing

So how big should your website images file sizes be ?
Here we discuss image compression, file sizes and formats.

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Web page file size

Web Page Size

Why is it important to keep your total web page file size to a reasonable size?
What causes size problems on websites?

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File naming conventions

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What is best practice when naming files in your website management?
Why is consistency in file naming important?
What are the rules for naming files?

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File management

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Why is file management important to website design?
What are common issues beginners encounter managing files, folders and directories.

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URLs and Domains

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What is an URL and how is it different to a domain name?
What are the component parts of a URL?
Here we explain the difference between domains and URLs.

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Accessibility

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What is accessibility and why should your website be accessible?
We explain website accessibility for beginners and why you need it for your users.

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Usability and colours

Colour and usability

What is important when selecting colours for your website?
How are website usability and colours related?.

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Usability issues and menus

Consideration of usability and menus is an important factor in web design

So what is usability and how does it relate to your menu?
What is good menu design?

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Web browser errors

What are common web browser errors found by beginners when developing websites.
Why do sites look different in different browsers?

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