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How to design print-friendly pages
In the article, Printing the Web, James Kalbach provides 10 guidelines on how to design print-friendly pages:

1. Remove navigation
2. Remove or change graphical ads
3. Use relative page widths
4. Use serif fonts
5. Add citation information
6. Remove dark backgrounds
7. Write out URLs
8. Display the print-friendly version before printing
9. Collate all information (e.g. parts of an article) into the final print version
10. Ensure that colour coding isnít required to understand content

In the article youíll also find advice on where to learn how use style sheets (CSS) and XSL to control printing formats.

The article Printing the Web

Henrik Olsen | Febuary 09, 2003

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