October 26, 2017

Web Design For Dummies: Quick Tips And Tricks

With the troubled economy and jobs in scarce quantities, many people are looking towards the Internet for their home based business. In order to succeed with an online business, you need to have a basic understanding of web design. The tips that follow will help you create the best website possible. Make sure your webpages aren’t too long. You only get one chance to make a first impression, and if your most important content is “below the fold,” it may not even be read. If you have a lot of related content that needs to stay together, consider breaking it up into sections and adding links to each section. Always mark files that must be opened in an external program with an icon. Many sites host PDF files, and less commonly, DOC files, that must be opened in Foxit Reader and Microsoft Word/OpenOffice, respectively. These files should be marked with an icon representing the file type, and a link to download the appropriate viewer if the user does not have it. Include a links page for your site and use it to provide a variety of resources related to the site’s purpose. You should also include a variety of links, […]