New answers tagged screen-resolution
I think it's not good to scale up, but a nice thing to do is ex. making a website background be prepared for such a big screens. It is also a good reason (that empty space) to keep some hidden functionalities on screen such as facebook's chat.
Is this a good practice?, NO! As you said in "older website", web design in general has changed over the years and designers are now focusing on usability and accessibility. Those extra spaces makes your content more readable. Take a look at this: Useful Usability Findings and Guidelines
In my personal opinion, it is not a good idea to populate the whole big screen with more content as it would strain the user's eyes and neck having to see from one corner of the screen to the other. So, its crucial to kind of limit the focus of user to a certain area of the screen. Of course, to populate the empty space of the screen, you could employ ...
If you avoid borders in the form and use the same background color as the body it ll look visually better. Limiting spaces with borders is required when content needs segregation. The form area doesn't need segregation here as there is nothing to be segregated from. The borders are just adding to the noise in my opinion. Also the vertical lines are ensuring ...
Clients that complain about 'all the extra space' are usually looking at things from a visual design layout standpoint rather than UX/usability standpoint as if they were printing out the site and hanging it above their fireplace as a work of art. Yes, if you stretch your browser to 1920...a LOT of web sites will have lots of blank space. That doesn't ...
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