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Web Design Principles

Web Design PrinciplesA professional web designer is a person who manages to ignore his personal likes and dislikes and creates the layout that satisfies and attracts the audience of the future site. Web design principles are generally accepted, but eventually changing recommendations on how to create comfortable and user friendly website interface with powerful Photoshop elements 9 software and extended Adobe CS6 design software. Your project's niche and goals are the factors that all your work should be based on, so don't disregard some basic concepts of marketing, psychology, art and search engine optimization. Our team keeps this collection of guidelines up-to-date as technology and viewers' preferences keep on evolving.

Common UX Mistakes in Web Design


Nowadays it is expected that every business have a website, there is absolutely no getting around it. Yet building a website isn't like it was in the early days of the Internet. Its no longer good enough to have a presence on the web, it has to be well designed, it has to work on a variety of screen sizes and it has to be both useful and usable to the site's visitors.
 

Usability Tips for Shopping Sites


There are so many shopping sites now that you can't afford to lose customers because of usability issues on your site. While there are hundreds of tips how to improve the usability of your shopping site, not to mention general usability best practices, and not all of them can be included in this article, here are 10 suggestions you might find useful.
 

LightCMS - the Best Solution for Business


Ever since the Web first came onto the scene businesses have graduated realizing the potential that having an Internet presence offers to their organization to the necessity of being on the web. Although it has become much easier to build robust websites with the advent of Content Management Systems, but as users soon found out that getting everything you want out of a CMS might require quite a bit of technical knowledge.
 

Best Practices for Ecommerce Sites That You Should Use


The goal of any ecommerce site is to get your site visitors to purchase something from the site. To help this along, the site design has to be outstanding from the viewpoint of site visitors. Ideally, site design ought to be a harmonious balance between making it work for your business and the user experience of anyone browsing your products.
 

Best Practices for Improving the User Experience on Your Website


We hear the words "user experience" get thrown around all the time when it comes to web design, but what does it really mean? If you define the phrase in a broader sense, it means everything that includes a person's emotions, attitudes and behaviors concerning using a certain product (read: a website), system or even service.
 

The Advantages of an Infinite Scrolling Website


Chances are that you've seen infinite scrolling on various websites with greater frequency. This scrolling technique is characterized by the dynamic addition of web content at the bottom of a webpage, each time a user scrolls down to the bottom of said webpage and nears what would be the end of the content. While it's been around for a few years, it's only been picking up steam as a design trend as of late.
 

All You Need to Know About Perfectly Picking Icons for Websites


Of all the design choices you can possibly run into when designing, picking the most suitable icons is one of those that you just take for granted. That's not the right attitude to take, though, as icons are one of the most fundamental ways that site visitors interact with any given website. Therefore, it behooves you to spend a fair amount of time in thinking about your choice of icons during the design phase.
 

How to Write Stellar Copy for Your Web-Design Portfolio Website


Being a web designer is about so much more than just being a very skilled designer who stays on top of the latest coding and technical details. Since being a web designer means, for the most part, a whole lot of freelance work, you have to essentially be a good businessman or woman to succeed. If you can't do something as basic as writing gripping and persuasive copy on your web-design portfolio, then you will not have much success at snagging clients.
 

The Most Popular Website Builders


Website builders are a quick alternative for creating a site. While it's best if you have coding and design skills because in this case you can make the site look and work exactly to your liking. That said, most website builders can actually be used by anybody, even if he or she has absolutely no coding/design skills. Here are the most popular website builders - they all allow to build a basic site but many of them have advanced functionality, such as a shopping cart, promotion tools, or various...
 

I'm Mad as Hell and Won't Take It Anymore: Mastering Difficult Web-Design Clients


Every web designer has been there at least one time in his career (and possibly many more): Your client is an overbearing and ultra - difficult person who stubbornly insists on what he wants even though it's unreasonable, and you as the designer know better. So what do you do? Pull your hair out, gnash your teeth and scream? If it makes you feel better, go ahead, but once you calm down, you'll understand that there's a way to bring difficult clients in line.