It does not look right on my screen just because it looks right on yours. Your client is neither blind nor lying.
Webmaster: Your design is all ready to go.
Client: Wait, the alignment is out of wack.
Webmaster: let me have a look. Hmm. Nope, it’s fine.
Footers are not Nascars, limit the crap you stick in them!
Light text on a light background is just as hard to read as dark text on a dark background.
To err is human. To validate catches those errors and statistically reduces the chances that you will have display problems on your website.
Birds don’t live on your website. Stop nesting tables.
Just because it shouldn’t act funny, doesn’t mean it isn’t acting funny. Never “shouldn’t” a client.
Client: I’m getting a sideways scroll bay
Designer: You shouldn’t, the widest image is only 1040px
Using all caps for anything but cartoons is like shouting in my eyes. Please stop yelling in my eyes.
It’s not 2005 anymore. You can stop making narrow 800×600 designs.
The high availability of cable and fiber access doesn’t excuse the use of a 500k logo. Optimize your graphics.
Don’t make me guess where the links are, at least underline or make them a different color or SOMETHING. I didn’t come to your website to play 3 card monte with your links, I came to your website to look at pictures of women I came to your website to purchase a much needed ointment for my skin condition I came to your website to post about my support for the reunited New Kids on the Block in your thought journal I came to your website to play 3 card monte…