D-ZINE! is EchoEcho's online Web Design Magazine.
While the technical aspects are relevant - they alone could never make a good web designer.
This quick but informative article explains what XHTML is, how it builds on HTML 4.01 XHTML and converting from HTML 4.01 to XHTML. It also digs into the history of XHTML and HTML.
Discover the secrets of the powerful, yet relatively simple table.
This edition of D-ZINE! takes you behind the scenes of tables and how to format them with CSS. Tables are compared with frames and handy tips are dished out, including, how to get the best of borders, backgrounds, merging and nesting tables.
SEARCH ENGINE TIPS
This article covers myths about search engines, different types of engines, as well as discussing good, bad, and inbetween ways of pushing your site to the top of search engine listings.
This article covers the 4 laws of human perception of broader pictures (Gestalt). The 4 laws explain how the visitors judge which parts are connected to each other, like what is navigation and what is content, what is a general link for the site and what is a specific link for the particular topic.
This article will explain the major methods of designing with precision – overruling the default settings for margins on the page and tables, as well as a few tricks on how to place elements with complete pixel precision.
A page designed with a "Fixed 800x600 design" is a fixed design page that does not have a horizontal scrollbar when viewed in a maximized window on a 800x600 pixel screen.
This article deals with designing a fixed page that is limited to an 800 pixel screen width.
By the term "Fixed Design" we mean a page that does not change any alignments or spacings no matter which window size it's viewed with. This article deals with designing a fixed page that is limited to a 640 pixel screen width.
There aren't a lot of standards for graphic elements on the web.
This only adds to the importance of knowing the few that actually exist.
While the creative amateur sees 216 safe colors as a major limitation - the conservative pro seems to be content with just a handfull!
Webpages must work on different resolutions.
This article covers the impact this has on good web design.
We plan to launch new articles as we write them - to be published the 15th of the month.
If you have concrete ideas for future articles - or if you'd like to contribute with your own articles - please don't hesitate to tell us about it!.