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Web Design: What’s in and out of the process

 

Web design refers to the design of websites that are displayed on the internet. This is usually about the user experience aspects of website development rather than software development.

As website users, most of us are not really worried about web design dynamics. I mean, “I go online, search for what i need, then download or print”.

Well yes, that’s possibly the all we might want or need. But are you not a little curious?

Things like what is behind the website scenario, how codes are interpreted before it displays on the screen-these are just some of the questions that most website users never tend to ask.

Knowing something about web design dynamics will surely change every user’s thinking and all the ways in which it could be experienced.

Auspiciously, here some essential facts that are to be known about web designs.

 

BROWSERS RENDER WEBSITES DIFFERENTLY

For some who’ve tried (or could test now) you will notice a slight difference in the way a website is displayed.

This happens because browsers have varying methods of interpreting certain codes. This process is known as parsing and rendering.

Though it is difficult to have a web design fit through various browsers, professionals who are skilled in HTML and CSS may be able to work it out.

WEBSITE AGE VERSUS TECHNOLOGY

With the fast lane on which technology is, web designers are finding it challenging to keep up, and this has adverse effects.

Bad formatting, poor browser displays, and search engine poor indexing are some of those adversities.

That is why websites as old as three years and more could be considered obsolete.

One solution here could be getting a new theme per two years.

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WHAT YOU SEE SHOULD BE WHAT YOU GET

When one comes new into a town, the first thing to think of is a guide. This guide could be in any form, the aim is to know your way around.

The same applies to websites. A website that has a clear layout will give a clear idea to the users how they can explore your website.

There is a high possibility of being unvisited if the web design is cluttered.

This is because they couldn’t find what they are looking for.

Vital information like contact details, services offered, structure and history of the venture are ensured to be on the areas where the users can directly see and access.

SEARCH ENGINES MUST LOVE THE CODE

 

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As of a report in 2016 by Search Engine Land,  about 60% and possibly more, people search from their mobile devices.

This has actively pushed search engines to be more friendly towards mobile optimized sites, and that includes the web design.

Therefore if the code doesn’t appeal to what ever the search engines love, then no matter what your web design looks like, it will remain invisible to searchers.

This will render the website unsuccessful due to no visits by users.

THE IMPORTANCE OF IMAGES AND VIDEOS 

Be careful inputting images and videos on your website. While these can bring impressive feedbacks, it can also destroy the image of your website.

Large files can cause slower site speed, which can make your visitors impatient and just decide to leave your site.

Web professionals use files that are optimized with a particular website. Moreover, they also avoid using outdated formats that can also affect the loading of your site.

HOW MUCH DOES A GOOD WEB DESIGN COSTS?

According to a 2013 pricing infographic report, a good website design costs from $500-$5000.

This may sound pricey. But let’s consider the efforts and brainpower of the experts that took their time and concentration in bringing out the best website that can give justice to how much you paid for them.

Also, the software they used and other tools that ensures the overall performance on the website is done to ensure that your website can suit the needs of your visitors.

 

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