Reading Time: 2 minutes Perhaps the biggest challenge facing any mobile website designer is to design a mobile website that gets its message across loud and clear to the target audience. It’s all well and good designing a mobile website that looks great, but if it doesn’t resonate with the audience it’s aimed at, then it’s not doing its […]
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50% of website designers ignore mobile users
Reading Time: 2 minutes Internet marketing and company profitability is crucial in today’s increasingly competitive market. The more traffic that can be driven to any website, the more likely it is that some of that traffic will convert into sales. It makes sense therefore for website designers to drive as many users as possible to websites, and that means […]
Usability guidelines for mobile websites
Reading Time: 4 minutes Designing a mobile website doesn’t need to be complicated. Granted, there are special considerations that need to be borne in mind, but practicality and ease of use should always be uppermost in the designers mind. Obviously the easiest answer would be to modify the existing primary website to make it compatible for mobile handsets, but […]
Tips and best practices for mobile website design
Reading Time: 3 minutes Accessing the internet through mobile handheld devices is commonplace these days. All businesses have realised that a large majority of their potential customers will want to access information when they’re out and about. Therefore it’s important for businesses to be in a position to make this information available quickly and conveniently. Obviously this means that […]
Website design basics – 10 essential rules (part 2)
Reading Time: 3 minutes In the first part of this article, we looked at the first 5 principles for creating clear and effective website designs like logos, branding, content and colour schemes. In this final section we’ll look at probably the most important page of every website – the homepage, and then focus on why website designers need to […]
Website design basics – 10 essential rules (part 1)
Reading Time: 4 minutes Website design and layout is a complicated business, isn’t it? Well, no, it doesn’t necessarily have to be that way: there are certain principles that even you or I could grasp. Admittedly, some of the more complicated elements of the layout, such as the use of cascading style sheets (CCS) and XHTML language are probably […]
Website design: how to improve your website’s user experience?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Good website design is a crucial consideration for all businesses that wish to trade online. It’s the first point of call a customer has with a company or a brand and therefore, it needs to create a positive and lasting impression. The website has to be engaging, relevant and capable of communicating the values and […]
How to plan your website?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Whether you’re trying to create and design a website from scratch, or improve an existing site that seriously under-performs, what you need is a plan. We’re not talking about some half-baked notion that you’d like to create an all-singing, all-dancing site that rocks, but a well-thought-out, crafted strategy that sets out a timeline for what […]