7949Re: [NTO] Screen Resolutions
- Apr 24, 2008Ray Shapp wrote:
> I'm wondering whether we can increase that standard toNo you can't! What you can and should do is adapt your design to the
> 1024x768 without inconveniencing lots of our
window and font size your viewers prefer and *respect their
preferences*. Two places you ought to go to are:
> Also, do you know of any Java script or other tools I can applyTwo pitfalls here:
> to the site that will capture screen resolutions of our visitors
> and record them into a log file?
1) Most people log completely the wrong thing. The screen size is
totally irrelevant here, what you need to look at is the window
2) You will predominantly log dumbasses in fullscreen with no sense
for security. Savvy users, who often have several windows open at
the same time (typical minimal example is an editor and browsing for
off in many cases.
That said my commented sample at
http://axel.berger-odenthal.de/work/Sudel/Webdesign.htm has two
example scripts querying the window size. I have not looked into
logging yet, though.
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