Web design terms you need to know
05 May 2016

“Great web design without functionality is like a sports car with no engine.” (Paul Cookson)

Web design is a very interesting art who are well aware of it. However, it can be an awful experience for those who are not familiar with its terms. There is a list of certain web design terms that one must know so that one can get enough help when dealing with web design and its affiliated labor.



The following web design related terms are enlisted below that one should know;


·         Banner

An image or a related graphic usually situated at the top of the page. Their main purpose is to attract the customers and visitors towards a particular advertisement or to a particular offer/promotion etc.


·         Domain name

A domain name is the name that enables the identification of a computer from other computers on the internet.


·         JPEG

JPEG is also known as Joint Photographic Experts Group. These are images which can be resized according to the website’s format.


·         HTML

HTML is also known as HyperText Markup Language. This language is the language of web pages.


·         Outbound links

There are certain links that enroutes one website to any external source or any external website.


·         Navigation

The entire direction of the website including menus, links, icons etcare the part of navigation. Navigation of any website helps us to surf within the website easily.


·         PNG files

PNG files are also known as Portable Network Graphics. It is the most suitable format for showcasing or displaying any image on the internet.


·         PDF files

PDF are also known as Portable Document Format. PDF files are information containing files. This information may contain text, images, graphics or any other source of conveying information.


·         Resolution

Resolution is simply how many pixels an image contains.

These days’ high pixel images are a part of good web design and a more elaborated resolution of any image is the better the website looks.

“If there's one thing you learn by working on a lot of different Web sites, it's that almost any design idea--no matter how appallingly bad--can be made usable in the right circumstances, with enough effort.” (Steve Krug)

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