Comparative Study of Website Page Size as Design Issue in Various Websites

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Jatinder Manhas 1,*

1. University of Jammu/Department of Computer Sciences &IT, Jammu, 181206, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 9 Jul. 2014 / Revised: 5 Aug. 2014 / Accepted: 25 Sep. 2014 / Published: 8 Dec. 2014

Index Terms

Website, page size, Design Issue, W3C, Standards


Websites are very important means of communication in this current era of information technology. Different institutions / organizations put lots of efforts to portray complete information on beautifully designed websites. Organizations these days concerned more in providing users with all facilities online through websites, which act as an interface through which a user can get his work done without physically visiting the organization. With this the responsibility of the designer and the concerned institutions / organizations increases manifold so that the websites behavior should remain interactive and quick enough for the user to avail all facilities through websites comfortably. Speed and size of a Website are directly related with each other. Size is very important when targeting users that don't have optimal Internet connections. Author in this paper developed an online tool using .NET Framework using C# to study webpage size as Design issue in various categories of the websites like Government, Commercial, Educational, Social networking and Job portals. The automated tool developed by author function on the basis of the different standards prescribed in W3C and prescribed in analysis performed in [2]. The tool act like a parser and renders the complete code of the website and then produces result by examining the memory requirements of the component files that contribute to the total size of the website. The results produced shows that out of the five different categories of websites, it can be concluded that none of the website categories undertaken follows the recommended standards of the World Wide Web consortium showing huge violation as far as recommended page size for different websites is concerned.

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Jatinder Manhas, "Comparative Study of Website Page Size as Design Issue in Various Websites", International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB), vol.6, no.6, pp.33-39, 2014. DOI:10.5815/ijieeb.2014.06.04




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