Potential issue with margins

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I've been working on my new site on a widescreen and just viewed my published version on my neighbor's not wide screen.
My pages did not adjust to her screen size, nor was their a scroll bar at the bottom of the window (weird).
Maybe this was an issue with her antiquated laptop?
Do I need to change the width of my design?
Would someone look for me?
Thank you
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To be clear, her computer was cutting off the sides of my site.
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Hi Nora-I viewed it on my 15" year old laptop and the paragraphs on both sides are indeed "cut off."  You are probably using all the space in the website builder, but I have found that it is wise to utilize those little dotted lines that define the middle space as your "safe area."  That way it won't matter if it is a big screen or a mobile screen or laptop, all your nice text will be seen. 
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Thank you, Lynn :)
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It would have been so helpful to know this before I built my whole site. I'm sure it's been mentioned here before on the forum. This is where a comprehensive instructional tool would be super helpful.
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Yes it is recommended to keep the majority of the content within those lines, because most computers will be able to view all of the information within. You can definitely go outside those lines, but we put them there as the guideline for keeping your site viewable on all computers.

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