Page layout refers to the arrangement of text, images, and other objects at the top of a page. This term was previously used in desktop publishing (DTP), but is now commonly used to describe layouts of webpages. Page layout techniques are used to customize the appearance of Magazines, newspapers, books, websites, and other types of publications.

The page layout of a printed or electronic document includes all elements of the page. This includes the use of page margins, text blocks, images, object padding, and any grids or templates to define the positions of the objects on the page. Page layout applications, such as Adobe InDesign and QuarkXpress, allow all elements to be modified by page designers for a printed publication.

Web development programs, such as Adobe Dreamweaver and Microsoft Expression Studio allow similar page layouts to create web developers that are specifically designed for the Web .

Since there are many such applications for making customized page layouts, so a specific file format category is also needed for page layout file types. These files are quite similar to word processing documents , but they also include additional page formatting information and other types of visual content.

« Back to Wiki Index