One of the things we stress in Graphics class is that Web designers must recognize that not everyone sees a Web site in the same way. There are differences in screen resolution, browser, operating system, number of colors and so on.
Mindy McAdams has posted figures from the Feedburner site along with advice on how to test your site to be certain the readers you want can fully access your site.
You’ve got to look at your site statistics to determine the best practice for testing your pages on multiple platforms. You also need to be aware that Internet use is continuously changing. Not that long ago, IE was the dominant browser by a wide margin. But today, anyone who says “Most people use IE” is way behind the times!
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