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Tips for Designing a Website

Tips for Designing Website

Here are some tips for designing a website from our DC Web Designers:

  1. Before downloading photos or illustrations from the web, make sure they are no copyright restrictions. Do not copy pictures from other websites.
  2. Make sure to test your web pages on all modern browsers and devices.
  3. When designing a web page to promote or sell your products, include the description and benefit associated with your product.
  4. Utilize proximity and white space to create effective, organized web pages.
  5. Create web pages with contrast to make it attractive.
  6. Encourage visitors to spend time on your web site by providing easy to read, easy to scan pages.
  7. Write simple, easy to understand content for your web page.
  8. Write shorter paragraphs.
  9. Create fast-loading web pages by restricting the file size for graphics and too many redirects.
  10. If your website gathers information, include a privacy statement.
  11. To provide security add an SSL certificate to your website.
  12. Understand your audience.
  13. Limit the use of animation on web pages to allow visitors to focus on content.
  14. If you incorporate audio in your website, make sure you provide a mute button.
  15. Limit the amount of plug-ins you install for the website.
  16. Make your web site’s navigation design user friendly so your visitors will be able to move to different locations of your website easily.
  17. Make sure you have a search feature on your website so users can easily find content.
  18. Utilizing basic typographical principles can help maximize the legibility and readability of your web pages.
  19. Create a site map for your website.
  20. Always use ALT attribute for your images.
  21. Optimize your images before uploading them to your web page.
  22. Optimize downloadable audio and video files to prevent long download times, that will deter visitors.
  23. Use Call for Action.
  24. Use interactive elements on your website to keep your visitor interested.
  25. Make it easy for website visitors to contact you by adding a contact form and a phone number.

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Web Design Tips

Web Design Tips

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