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Good Web Page Design


It's easy to write bad hypertext,
but a challenge to write Optimized Hypertext™.

The basics of good page design are simple:

1. Make pages simple, straightforward, uncluttered, appealing. Don't overload.

2. Make them small in file size so they'll download fast over a dial-up connection.

3. Eschew graphics that move or flash. They distract the user from her/his object of finding information.

4. Write pages in Optimized Hypertext, hypertext broken down into text objects, (short blocks or pages of text) with each text object conveying a discrete concept or related group of facts. More...

5. Take basic steps to optimize your pages for search engines.

Have a look at the simple, free web page designs at Open Source Web Design.


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