Are you interested in becoming a skilled website designer? Do you have goals you want to achieve, but are not sure how to go about them because you do not understand how to design a website? If you answered “yes,” then this article is for you. It will help you learn the fundamentals of web design.
Put in a search box that lets visitors search through your site content. If visitors are searching for something specific, they should be able to use a search box. They may go to another site if you don’t have one. Always put the box somewhere near the right page’s top because people will look for it there.
Try not too overuse graphics. Graphics are important, but too many can yuck things up. You should never use graphics simply to decorate your site; they are used to improve your site. Using an adequate amount of graphics keeps clutter away and helps you focus on site usability.
You want to keep the website page size minimal. Not every person using Internet has a high-speed connection, so if a site takes longer to load, they won’t be as interested in it. Users will be quick to leave a website that has pages that take too long to load.
Be certain to ‘remember’ personal information that might have to be re-entered by the same site visitor. For instance, if a person registers on your site and a portion of the same exact information is required for filling another form out, ensure that the information they’ve already put in is saved so that he or she doesn’t have to put in this information again. Creating information that is “sticky” simplifies the entire process, and visitors are certain to appreciate all the time that they have saved.
Don’t have pop-ups. It’s annoying to visit a website and get ambushed with a lot of pop-up ads. Many visitors to a site will just click away from a site with pop-ups, even if the site is a popular one. In addition, many people now have pop-up blockers anyway. Keep your customers happy, by steering clear of these annoying ads. If the pop-ups are coming about because of your host, then now is the time to start shopping for a replacement.
So, now you know some things about website design. Is your confidence higher? You should have a much better idea. If you don’t, continue rereading this article until you can understand web design better, in order to increase your confidence in the subject.