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    Is it a bad idea to make your website in a popup window?
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    Yes for many reasons including it's annoying, users expect to see sites in normal windows, it can be blocked by popup blockers, etc.
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    what if you make a page in the main browser that they have to click a link to enter and clearly state a new window will pop up?
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    There are loads of sites that do just that. I personally find them annoying. What's wrong with centering it inside the main browser window instead?
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    i just like everything to fit perfectly
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    jravenscroft: that's why I try to use liquid design and keep graphics to a minimum where possible. It decreases load time and keeps it viewable among the maximum number of screen and print resolutions.
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    i have not heard the term 'liquid design' before... what does this mean?

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    A page design that uses relative values for everything instead of absolutes. WDF uses a static design meaning it looks the same no matter what size the browser/resolution is.
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    so is the game's website liquid design?
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    Yes, because his layout changes as you resize the browser.
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