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I just made a new wordpress theme for a code type site, I am currently at 920px wide, I am curious what most people are using for a width now days, I would like to go wider but I just want to know if there is any kind of standard or common width that most people use?

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Not a WordPress question, try webmasters.stackexchange.com or ux.stackexchange.com – Wyck Sep 18 '11 at 17:19
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A width of 950-960px should be ok for most screen resolutions. Css Frameworks/Libraries like blueprint, 960gs, etc. use the same width.

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Agree with Kaiser. 960 is good because it's divisible by a lot of numbers. This makes it easy to create different configurations of columns with recognizable widths. – Brian Fegter Sep 18 '11 at 19:02
@Brian Fegter Blueprint uses 950 because it doesn't need a gap after the last column. – kaiser Sep 18 '11 at 19:37
Cool. Didn't know that. – Brian Fegter Sep 18 '11 at 20:22

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