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You must be up to this point that there is no simple answer to the simple question: What resolution should your design web site for?

Well, it depends on a lot of things. can vary in the context of the nature of web site and its intended purpose as outlined in preceding workarounds part of this article.

Depending on your needs, you may well go for accommodating the full space of the window browser for lower resolutions, or you may act cautious so that your web content is rightly printed out on normally used papers in standard laser printer. Designing for 640-by-480 is a safe resort, but designing for 750 pixels width will be especially better for higher dimensions, and will go in harmony with lower dimensions as well if decisive stuff is placed thoughtfully with an eye on visibility accruing on lower dimensions.
Another careful consideration in your web site could be the use of frames. Frames consume a good deal of space, and may make other significant things on your web site wanting in space. Follow a thumb rule: Use the minimal number of frames in your web site, and its use must have convincing reasons. Simply put, use it when and only when you cannot think of its substitutes and frame alone is the answer. Sensible use of frames will make other important things on the site visually prominent.
To cut the story short, you do not have direct controls on what resolutions users would be having on their monitors while browsing. But accommodating most of the users across varying resolutions to make them see the most vital aspect of your web page is something you cannot afford to miss. Technologies keep on progressing and user patterns change, albeit slowly – this very aptly depicts the way users are opting for higher resolutions. In this backdrop, make sure that significant low end users are not unattended and your business is not at an opportunity cost.

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