May 16, 2018

Great Web Design For The Beginning Webmaster

Do you ever surf a webpage and find yourself jealous of the layout? There are many key elements that can make or break your site. Here, you will learn some of these tricks. Keep reading to learn more than you’ll ever expect! Make sure your website is easily scanned. Usability tests have determined that the majority of online visitors aren’t going to read all content but instead scan for something interesting. Break text into small, easy to scan sections to help readers quickly find the information they are looking for. Also, keep the important info at the top. Your visitors will enjoy their time on the website more. To help your website visitors easily navigate through your site, design it so that it becomes easy to find “stuff.” When you have a simple site that makes it easy to locate information, you keep your visitors there much longer. If you make it difficult for them, then they will get frustrated and leave. If you plan on having a commercial site, you should seriously consider buying your own web hosting. Most free host sites force you to display their advertisements, which is counter-intuitive if you are attempting to sell something as […]
March 14, 2018

Great Web Design For The Beginning Webmaster

A website’s success depends on its design. This is also true for a poor looking design and a website’s failure. Effective, appealing web design attracts and retains visitors. However, if you have a poorly designed website, they will exit the site without giving it a second thought. Use the tips in this piece in order to guarantee a terrific design for your website. Although it is common to see the www. at the front of a website URL, you should try to make sure that you can access your site whether you choose to include it or not. This will make it much easier for anyone to access regardless of how they type it. Avoid using frames. Most sites have abandoned frames on their own as better alternatives have become available, but there are still sites out there that are trapped in 1996. Alternatives to navigational frames include fixed-position navigation panels, having navigation in multiple areas (e.g. left and bottom) or simplifying page structure so that navigational links are never far away. Use images wisely. Bitmap images do not tend to fare well for internet use, and some GIFs do not work well with lots of color. Image size is […]