Which fonts can I use on my website? What if I want to use others?

Written by Dianne Reuby

If you've done any word processing or desk-top publishing, you'll be used to using all sorts of fancy fonts - for headlines, logos, and banners. For your web pages, you'll have to do things differently.

What if I put a "fancy" font on my web page? If you haven't gotrepparttar same fonts on your PC that I have on mine, your browser will just show a font that's as close as it can find. If you're not using a PC, orrepparttar 131824 Windows operating system, then again your computer will display a font as close torepparttar 131825 one specified as it can.

If you want to use fancy or non-standard fonts on your web site, for example on a banner, you'll have to create a graphic file withrepparttar 131826 text in it. The banners that you see as headers and ads on web sites are all graphics - even when they look as though they are all text.

Which fonts can I use without using a graphics program?

Windows usually includes Arial, Helvetica, Times Roman, and Verdana, as well as Comic Sans MS, Trebuchet, and Impact!, unlessrepparttar 131827 user has removed them from their PC.

How To Make Your Website User Friendly

Written by Ken Hill

The following tips will help you build a user friendly website that generates more profit for your business:

1. Build your site to be fast loading. Eliminaterepparttar use of large slow loading graphics, banners, or anything else that would make your site not load quickly.

Keep in mind that most internet users will not stay on a site that takes more than 15 or 20 seconds to load.

Limit your use of graphics to only those that add to your site's theme or that grab and focus your visitors' attention on your ad copy or promotional material.

2. Don't ask your visitors to download anything in order to properly view or use your site.

3. Keep your site accessible torepparttar 131821 majority of internet users including visitors with different browsers.

4. Rid your site of dead links. Continue to regularly check your links to make sure they are all still working properly.

5. Keep your site easy onrepparttar 131822 eye. Eliminaterepparttar 131823 use of endlessly scrolling pages, blinking or moving animation, and be careful when choosing which color scheme to use for your site.

6. Keep your design and color scheme consistent throughout your site.

7. Don't open all of your pages in a new window. Use this option only when linking to other people's sites within your site's content to make it easy for your visitors to continue to use your site.

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