What is the standard browser resolution?

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What is the standard browser resolution?

  1. 800X600

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  2. 1024X768

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  3. Higher than 1024X768

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Apr 16, 2008
  1. WeaponXxX
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    What is the standard browser resolution in regards to making a site? I know it USED to be 800X600 a few years ago but with monitors getting bigger... is 1024X768 at least the new standard for web design? What res do you use? and what res do you think is the standard?
     
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    I stick to 1024x768 when designing a website. And no one at work (where I design webapps), uses anything lower than 1024x768.
    My own computer is 1440x900 though.
     
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    I'd say 1024x768 - but really, there is no standard. As people get more widescreen monitors this will change too.
     
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    I'd use resolution like 1024X768 or little bigger, but dunno what's the standard nowadays.
    My computer is 1920x1200 :|
     
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    Thanks for the feedback so far guys. Yea I'd like to agree now is the time to move to 1024X768. I use 1680X1050 myself but it is not about me but rather the majority of web viewers out there. The goal really is not have them scroll left and right to view a web page however I am quite nervous about making the move as I know old people still using laptops and such at 800X600 so the million dollar question is HOW many...I do think will be moving to a width of 950 today though.
     
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    At uni we are told to make our pages as accessable as possible we were recommended to have a website 800px across which fits nicely on a 1024x768 display.
    I personally have a 1920x1200 monitor and my website is 800px across.
    All the monitors we have a uni are 1280x1024.
     
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    1024x768 is the standard resolution for a laptop monitor (15"); no matter how big desktop displays get there's a trade off of screen size vs portability with laptops so I don't know how much bigger they'll get. So I'd take the statistics from your second question with a grain of salt, most people here are probably using desktops.

    To answer the first question, 800x600 please [​IMG] I'm on 1024x768 but I never have the browser window fullscreen (my quicklaunch bar's up the side of the screen, knocks 50px off the horizontal space available).
     
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    1024x768 I guess

    My resolution is 1280x1024
     
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    Dell and Alienware have 15.4" 1920x1200 laptops.
     
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    IMO, making it stretch to the width browser is best, then 1024x768.

    My res is 1680x1050. [​IMG]
     
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    You should go with 800x600. One reason is that not everyone wants to browse fullscreen. Another reason is that you shouldn't underestimate the amount of casual users which don't post on boards that use old computers. A third reason is the recent popularity of ultra portable laptops like the EEE PC which has a very small screen.
     
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    for webpages I use: 1024x768 ...
    and my screen resolution is 1680 x 1050 (wide-screen)
     
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    This website and pretty much ever other I've used works perfectly (no horizontal scroll bar) on my 605. It has an 800x480 screen.
     
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    800x600 definitely, or better yet have it be variable and fit to screen like GBAtemp does.
     
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    The poll: Aaaahhh, fact and opinion.

    I have a desktop and a laptop. PC uses 1280 x 1024. Laptop uses 1280 x 800.

    I want a bigger res screen.
     
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    Most business and industry oriented computers use a resolution of 1024x768, but those are the low end computers. I personally use 1280x1024.
     

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