This can be compared to shopping in a large clothing store. When you enter it, you expect to find a blue shirt to use in a party you will be going to, just to discover that there is a multitude of blue shirts in a variety of styles, hues, materials and cuts. It would be very difficult to choose.
A custom web design works like a personal shopping assistant. He/she will deliver a number of shirts in shades of blue, and in the most becoming styles. At times, designers go a long way to alter them so that they can fit you perfectly. The process of custom design is ingenious, as it combines creativeness with technical skill. You can only trust the experts to design a site that corresponds closely with your customers.
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Large and bold typography
Typography is one of the most powerful visual tools, since it is capable of creating personality, stimulating emotion and setting tone on a site, at the same time as it conveys valuable information. Since it is easier to read the now sharper device resolutions, more sites will be using custom fonts. Most browsers, except for Internet Explorer, are capable of supporting hand-made typefaces that CSS enabled for web browsers. This trend of using large letters, serif headings and sans serif, help in creating dynamic parallels, improving user experience, and most importantly, making visitors keep coming back to your website.
Headers are critical SEO elements, particularly for web pages, and help in ordering information for readers that scan them. Looking forward, designers will benefit from using web pages that have large, impactful headers resulting from creative typefaces.… Read the rest
Choose and Purchase a name
The First thing you will need to do before you start anything is to decide on a name for your website.
I like to sit down with a pen and a piece of paper and write out various different ideas for my website name, I generally want to come up with at least three that I like because chances are someone has already taken one of the names you come up with.
Now obviously only you will have an idea what you want your website to be called but usually it will be something relating to the particular area or niche that you are currently operating in.
For example If you sell videos teaching how to play golf you might want something such as: beginnersgolfvideos.com
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Multi-Browser Support without Using Extensions
The growing use of internet technology as a medium of exchange, run a business, spreading thoughts and other purposes seem to have no end. And with this demand comes the parallel increase in the need for browser compatibility to be able to reach a wider audience. By making use of free html5 resources, your websites will get an extensive multi-browser support, meaning, that your website will be visible on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and other web browsers used by the visitors for internet browsing. This helps you build a greater impact on the subconscious mind of the visitors as you will be available for them anytime, anywhere!
Multimedia Integrations on the Fly
Well, as an HTML user, you must be well aware of the new media tags in the fifth version of … Read the rest
Colors have an effect on a viewer’s feelings and mood. It is ideal to choose the color/s based on your target customers. Take their age, gender and cultural background into consideration, and add a little of your artistic creativity. This will result to the best color palette for your logo.
Do not Go Overboard, Which Could Let You Fall into the Cool Logo Trap
This will work in harmony with the “Be Simple” theme. It is a great thing to be innovative since you can experiment and work your way around to get the best design for your logo. Artists work this way.
However, there is a limit to everything. While you may have unlimited innovation abilities, their usage in the practical sense often falls prey to the innovation possibilities given by a product. Too much experimentation can lead to … Read the rest
The typography you use on your website, it makes an impression on your visitors about your business. It is important to choose the right typography of your brand name; you need a typography that can depict the image of your brand. If you want a modern and young feel of your site, then San serif would be the better choice.
However, choosing the font is your preference. When you are deciding on the right typeface, remember to think about the legibility, colour, and audience you’re targeting.
Use of Videos and Patterns as a Background
Showing the visuals is one of the biggest changes in web design concepts. You will notice that many websites trick its visitors by showing the appealing and eye – catching visual long homepage content. In addition, there are so many companies have opted for … Read the rest
The easiest way to approach the planning phase for UX projects is to determine the approach you think ought to be taken for a project, then examine the constraints and amend the approach based on these constraints. This should enable you to determine budgets and timescales if they weren’t given to you by your potential client beforehand. UX projects that are well planned are easier to execute and offer a higher chance of succeeding than those that are managed on an ad-hoc basis For designers working in the ever-changing field of user experience, it’s always important to consider the fundamental principles of design. At many levels, the nature of the work that we do constantly shifts and evolves-whether we’re designing for new technologies or different contexts, ranging from apps for personal use to cross-channel experiences. When we’re called upon to … Read the rest
“About Us” Page
The primary purpose of an “About Us” page is to inform the visitors about your company and what you do. The page should furnish visitors with background information they need such as the company’s history, awards and achievements as well as social proof and other authentic statements that can give your company image a boost.
A Clear Navigation Bar
A clear navigation bar is a plus to any website. Choose simple names for the tabs on the navigation bar and the web pages-logical naming of both tags and web pages should guide and direct visitors to a specific call-to-action.
Power Pictures and Graphics
Simplicity and succinctness are key in creating messages that are straightforward to understand. People are often impacted visually than textually, hence good graphic designs and images are more effective in engaging site visitors compared … Read the rest
No matter what your site’s conversions looks like, the main purpose your site exists is to convert. In fact, you are not really interested in a great looking site. You want it to have a high conversion; however, you may not be aware that what you do to make your site attractive can lower your conversions as well.
You want to design it in such a way that customers get a great browsing experience. You want to impress users when they get to your home page or at least hear them say “What a nice site”.
We are aware that people do not like hard-selling, but they are fond of buying. So, most sites present themselves like the usual department store. They are neat and orderly. Up front are popular brands and saleable items. In case you need help, you … Read the rest