King Gary’s layout is now flexible
King Gary recently changed from fixed to flexible width, meaning now, if you stretch your browser window, the contents of this site will stretch with it. This is particularly useful for those people with 20″ monitors – myself included, when I’m at work (thanks b5)!
I can’t imagine why most websites would want to be fixed; most people I know have their browser windows maximized (whether they want to or not, since it’s the default setting I believe) and so the site could use all that valuable screen real estate that is usually filled with whitespace. I know that switching from a fixed to flexible width comes with some headaches regarding CSS, depending on how many divs you’ve got going, but for most sites, it seems well worth it (especially for ‘content’ sites, where there are articles and other large bodies of writing that populate the website.)
So if you’re reading this post in a feed reader, please come check out the new layout and let me know what you think! I’m sure the new design will divide a lot of readers on both sides of the fence; some will like it, some will hate it. I’d rather have a change in the layout than not at all, though!
Cross-browser compatibility was a pain in the ass for this, so let me know if something has gone awry in a non-Firefox browser.
UPDATE: Sorry about that comments box goof; the comments input box was at the very bottom of every page, so a lot of people didn’t know it was still there. It’s fixed now!