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New to Web Design? Here are Some Commonly Used Terms Explained

If you are just starting out in the web design world, it can be quite confusing to really understand what someone is saying. There are plenty of terms that we use and by the time you figure them out, there will be ten more that you have to learn. We are going to break down some of the more complicated terms so you can understand them:

Analogous: Color scheme build around three colors adjacent to each other on the color wheel.

Ascender: When part of a lowercase letter extends above the x-height; typically, b, d, f, h, k, l.

Body Copy: The main part of your design or publication; typically, text.

Color Theory: Study of how colors make people respond and feel about certain things.

Complementary: Color scheme build around two colors opposite on the color wheel.

Cool Colors: Colors associated with calmness and cold: blues, greens, and purples.


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