Why are you so Oblivious of your Typefaces?

Written by Maricon Williams


Your website is like your body, where each part plays a crucial role. The pain of any part of it is felt byrepparttar whole. With regards to your web design, you must treat each element with considerable consideration because oblivion of one element may spell disaster.

Many designers are taking for grantedrepparttar 136734 choice of typefaces. This should not be because typefaces contribute torepparttar 136735 overall appearance of a web design as well as torepparttar 136736 readability ofrepparttar 136737 contents in it. There are more than 20,000 typefaces available nonetheless,repparttar 136738 number continues to soar because a lot of designers are designing it day in and day out. With this wide-variety of typefaces where are you suppose to mark your start?

The first thing to do is to narrow down your choices of typefaces. Select only those that support torepparttar 136739 elements of your design. Typefaces exude character. They can be as happy and bubbly as teens, as formal and strict asrepparttar 136740 elderly, as melancholic asrepparttar 136741 color black, as jolly asrepparttar 136742 color yellow. Typefaces can be playful, reserved, tricky, confident andrepparttar 136743 likes therefore, you must select them in accordance withrepparttar 136744 character they embodies. Otherwise your web design can turn out to be a laughingstock inrepparttar 136745 Net.

Here are some big NO-NOís: There are a lot of choices available this isrepparttar 136746 reason why you have to be extra cautious in choosing your typeface. Do not use ALL CAPS inrepparttar 136747 entire composition otherwise nobody will be attracted to read it. It will just be a waste of time on their part because they will just get upset in reading it. After all, who wants to make their eyes sore with disappointment? Another no-no is to haverepparttar 136748 typefaces too tiny that itís no longer fit for reading and too big that it occupies most ofrepparttar 136749 space intended for graphics and other priorities. The standard measure of font is size 12-14, more or less than prescribed can be a risk to your project.

How to Optimize Website Graphics and Photos?

Written by Maricon Williams


Eight seconds Ė thatís how long a visitor on a website can change his mind and click to another site if he is not contented by your navigation. The cause of this may be your gigantic and pompous graphics and photos. To keep visitors from turning their backs away from your site, here are some viable remedies. Resizerepparttar size of your graphics and photos, reduce its colors and save them in a compressed file format.

In resizing your image or graphic, you can use image-editing program to exactrepparttar 136733 size that you want to use for your website. To do this, do not forget to includerepparttar 136734 height and width attributes ofrepparttar 136735 image because these attributes will tellrepparttar 136736 browser what sizerepparttar 136737 image should be thus, a quicker page load will occur.

To reducerepparttar 136738 size of your image, it is indispensable to eliminate unnecessary colors. A graphics saved with three colors is going to occupy a lot of space compared to a graphics with 200 colors. Thus, more color means bigger size.

Color banding will result when colors are already reduced. This means thatrepparttar 136739 areas where colors are eliminated will be filled with solid bands of color. Dithering can be utilized to help reduce color banding. Though, expect that your file size will increase slightly nonetheless, it will help achieve quality colors as well as graphics. This is a bit tricky torepparttar 136740 eyes since it creates an illusion of more colors in your image.

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