Compsci 1033a lecture 7 website design & setup. Have something valuable to offer provide something useful or interesting. Don"t distract with blinking, animated gifs, autoloading sounds, too much scrolling. Don"t use images on the background unless you know what you"re doing. Put a lot of thought into the organization of your page. Minimize clicking (3 click rule: no more than 3 clicks to get to a page) Include a menu on every page (in the same location on every page) Have a way to get to the home page on every page. Don"t let multimedia files bog down your website. Lines of text should be less than 600 pixels wide. Don"t make your page too wide (around 900 to 1000 pixels), users should never have to do horizontal scrolling vertical scrolling should be kept to a minimum. Use contrasting colors or simple backgrounds to make text easy to read. Never use more than one exclamation point.