Website Design Tips: The Standard Website Layout

www.mlwebco.com – Website Design Tips The Standard Website Layout – In this video, I talk about the standard layout that can be used for every website.

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Web designers must wear many hats. Among books on Web design, Web Design All-in-One For Dummies is the one that helps you successfully wear all those hats without losing your head.

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  • I dislike the billboard idea as it takes up space or content, the images are a nightmare to design plus it can cause people to scroll down for content which users dislike.

  • billboards whats the easiest way for client to update billboard alot without using me to update it

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  • The standard website layouts looks cool,.

  • can i use photoshop to design my web then transfer to dreamweaver without converting to jpeg? cos i find it difficult designing in dreamweaver

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  • Thanks for the great lesson on best practices for website layout.
    I appreciate your show and tell instruction with the examples from well designed sites.
    Excellent work!

    Rose Offner

  • Very, very useful. I’ve been learning tags and stylesheets and goodness knows what else but have no idea how to put it together as a web page. This 8-minute clip now has my head buzzing with ideas. Thank you for uploading it!

  • Greetings Mike, what software do you use to capture your PC screen as you’re creating your videos for YouTube?

  • Hi Mike,…… love your vids man. i checked out your video on “the standard website layout”. what is the measurements on the header, billboard ect.?

  • Thanks for the feedback. Glad you’re finding my videos helpful.

  • Dude…. I just spent the last hour or so devouring the content you’re sharing and I’ve got to say that you’re an OUTSTANDING instructor. Thanks so much for your uploads. I’ve subscribed and will be following up with questions and feedback shortly. Congrats also on your success (SR. User experience designer @ Yahoo?! that’s pretty epic).


  • hey i like all your videos that i watch I am in the process of buying a laptop for my own freelance website design busines i have about 400-500 to play with what should i get a Mac or Pc and will Adobe Suite work on mac Thanks

  • Thanks for the kind words. Much appreciated.

  • I have to agree with you, I have watched many tutorials on the net and these are the best yet I have found on web design. I have used Fireworks for years and thought I knew it pretty well, but I learn something every time I watch another video!

    Clear, easy to follow, not too long and great examples of ‘real world’.

    Thanks Michael for these brilliant videos!

    Webbo (UK)

  • This tutorial is excellent. You’ve spotted the best layout!

  • Thanks, appreciate the feedback. 😉

  • This is the most realistic tutorials i’ve ever seen.
    Not only you explain how you do it, you show us REAL LIFE examples.
    Best tutor ever.
    Thank you so much for this