What Is The Best Screen Resolution To Design For?

Ever wondered, "What is the best size to build a website?" As a developer I get this question all the time, typically from graphic designers looking to make a site that lasts at least a few years. One good resource to answer the question is StatCounter's Screen Resolution Data. It gives a nice interactive graph with the latest screen resolutions in use throughout the web. Here's how it looked for January 2010 through December 2012 June 2010 to June 2013. Source: StatCounter Global Stats … [Read more...]

The Best Full Screen Background Image Sizes for Web Design

Last Updated: 4/30/2019 I frequently get questions on the best size for background images from designers I work with. Full screen backgrounds have become more and more popular in the last couple of years and, I think, will remain so for at least a few more. The question asked is usually something like: "If I want to put a background image on a website that will span the background regardless of the display size a user is using, what would be the pixel dimension of the image?" I've … [Read more...]