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    Website header sizes?


    I am just wondering what image sizes are desirable to have for website header?
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    There isn't a notion of a defined header size, or even necessarily a header. Design your website intelligently, is about all I can say.

    I know what you're trying to do. You're looking for standards to size your layout by. Header size, logo size, sidebar size, etc. Don't do this. There isn't one, except maybe by advertisement standards. And you really don't want to do everything by an ad standard. If your header looks remotely like an ad or has the standards of an ad, people will ignore it.
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    I agree with previous poster, there is no best size to use for a header, just make sure though that it fits in with page correctly when in different screen resolutions.
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    Originally Posted by andreyknure
    I am just wondering what image sizes are desirable to have for website header?
    Do you mean file sizes? It's amazing how small they cay be in a browser and still look good. The faster the download the better.
    Simple is beautiful.
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    Originally Posted by andreyknure
    I am just wondering what image sizes are desirable to have for website header?
    Not completely sure what the question is - perhaps you can clarify it?

    A lot depends on the sort of site you are creating. If you want to put ads in the header, then standard banner ad formats will dictate at least a certain size (a typical ad is 728x90, or a smaller one is 468x60). See https://www.google.com/adsense/static/en_US/AdFormats.html for details.

    I typically use 999px overall width for my banner and content in a fixed width layout. banner height between 100 and 130px depending on the site.

    If the site will not carry ads then you have more flexibility.
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    yes sure i agree. there is no best size to use for a header

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