Sustainable Web Design (Paperback)

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Sustainable Web Design (Paperback)


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The internet may be digital, but it carries a very physical cost. From image files to colors to coding languages to servers, the choices we make in our web work can eat up electricity and spit out carbon-and as the internet grows, so does the cost to the environment.

But there's hope: small, thoughtful changes in design and development can reduce the damage, while also making the web more resilient in the face of a changing climate. In Sustainable Web Design, Tom Greenwood offers a practical path to faster, more carbon-efficient websites that are not only better for the planet, but better for our users.


  • How to measure-and reduce-a website's environmental impact
  • Designing low-carbon design choices around imagery, content, color, and more
  • Development processes that optimize for energy efficiency
  • Hosting and data transfer costs and considerations
  • What you need to sell sustainable practices in your team or organization

Product Details ISBN: 9781952616037
ISBN-10: 1952616034
Publisher: Book Apart
Publication Date: February 9th, 2021
Pages: 136
Language: English