Published: Wednesday, 11 June 2008 01:00
Written by Brian Shea
Let us take a look at a simple page, and how Microsoft disregards any standards for clean, proper code.
This is not to necessarily bash Microsoft. It is simply to show you the reason so many techies and geeks and designers recommend not using Microsoft for website design.
Read more: Do NOT Use MS Word for Web Design
Published: Saturday, 08 March 2008 05:36
Written by Seven Sages Web Management
Google has posted in a recent blog that they will ‘Score’ fast websites higher. At first, this will affect advertisers who use Google’s AdWords, raising their costs if their website does not download fast enough.
But the inevitable fallout should be that we will see a needed separation from ‘professional’ websites, and those put together with non-web tools like Microsoft Word or Publisher.
Professional Web Designers know to optimize images, monitor total page download size, and not over-burden a web page with graphics. Proper web design reuses images from page to page, so the company logo is downloaded once to a visitor’s browser and then re-used on each page. Even basic web designers should know this, but it seems there are a lot of so-called web design tools that have no idea of proper design.
Read more: Google tells Web Designers to Optimize