Is Your Site Too Slow? Why Image Optimization Is Critical When You Create A Web Site

Written by Herb and Monica Leibacher


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4 - Design for 256 colors (8-bit) and 640x480 resolution.

5 - Use ALT tags on graphics. If you're using a graphic in place of a paragraph or more of text, typerepparttar same text intorepparttar 138987 ALT box because even long blocks of text will appear inrepparttar 138988 browser so people can read it beforerepparttar 138989 graphic downloads.

6 - Include contact information on every page, including your company name, address, email address, and phone and fax numbers. Every page should haverepparttar 138990 site's main URL included.

7 - Keep your site fresh. Be prepared to update your site at least once a month, adding new information and discarding anything out-of-date. You want repeat visitors, so give them something to come back for.

8- Be generous. The more detail you provide,repparttar 138991 more of a service you offer, andrepparttar 138992 more reason you give people to visit your site.

9 - Test your site as visitors will see it. Connect to it at 14.4 and 28.8 to see how fast it really is. View your site at several resolutions and color depths, and on several browsers.



Herb and Monica Leibacher operate Web Builder Express. Create a professional web site for your business or non-profit organization with Web Builder Express. At www.WebBuilderExpress.com, you can request your free Quick Start Guide that tells you how to create a great web site.


How To Use Color Effectively When You Create A Web Site

Written by Herb Leibacher


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3 - Complementary colors donít complement

Colors that you see on opposite sides ofrepparttar color wheel are called complementary colors. For example, orange is opposite of blue onrepparttar 138986 color wheel. When you use complementary colors side by side, they make a web page difficult to see, because it is hard for your eyes to focus on both. Also,repparttar 138987 colors may seem to clash when viewed together.

When you create a web site, userepparttar 138988 tips above when you select your colors. Your site will look great, and your visitors will thank you.



Herb and Monica Leibacher operate Web Builder Express. Create a professional web site for your business or non-profit organization with Web Builder Express. At www.WebBuilderExpress.com, you can request your free Quick Start Guide that tells you how to create a great web site.


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