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Website Basic Page Layout Types

single column website layout

 

Pros

More room for main content
Can have a thin site

Best For

Small site with less pages
Sites needing wide content
Keeping focus on main content

Cons

No right column for ads
Limited main menu items

website layout left column

 

Pros

Most widely used layout
Menu allows for endless items

Best For

Business oriented
Not having ads
Large sites

Cons

No right column for ads

website layout right column

 

Pros

Typically a Blog style
It is different than most sites
Can put focus on content more

Best For

Blogs or articles
Not having ads

Cons

Confusing navigation for some

website layout three column Pros

Most common
Users are familiar already
Menu on left & ads on right
Vertical menu allows many items
More content per page

Best For

Large sites with lots of info
More info in front of users

Cons

Less room for main content
Gets cluttered if too much info