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Web Design Essentials: Important Points to Consider

written by: Rishi Prakash•edited by: Linda Richter•updated: 6/30/2011

Know how important your website is and how important it is to design with creativity and skill.

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    Website designing is an art and your talent and creativity play a very important role in designing a website. Many new designers often feel daunted because of the creativity and skills that are required, however, they should remember that the top web designers have also gained that perfection after much practice and hard work.

    Web designing today is very important for people who want to generate revenue as well as to have an established career. It is inevitable to understand that your skills and imagination are what you need to incorporate in the design. In addition, there are some basic web-design techniques, which need to be practiced while designing a website. Following are some of the strategies:

    Website title: This is the most essential part of your site. Select an attractive title – it has to be catchy and applicable. Most of the readers first see the title and then click on the site link. Therefore, in order to attract visitors, the first impression i.e., the title of the website, should be good and it should also complement to the content of the site.

    Website columns: These are very important, as it actually determines the acuity of the website. Designers with no prior experience often put one column in the site, however, readers like two columns. In the first column, contents are there and in the second column, navigation links are put. Therefore, make the website more user-friendly and intuitive.

    Website color: This is the most challenging part in the whole website design process. Choosing the right color and texture is very important. A dull color reflects a bad impression on the user, no matter how rich your content is. Therefore, select the color and texture in the right proportion and give a new and enticing look to your website.

    Perfect navigation: This is the backbone of a website. The web pages should be linked to each other. And every page should also be linked back to the homepage. Visitors always want navigation to be easy and user-friendly. So, it is a very important part of website design.

    Content: Since content is king, your website content should be perfectly accurate. The language used in the content should be understandable. And while writing products and service information – each point should be described in a lucid manner.

    Practice all the above tips and design a classic website. It is the knowledge and skills that help in the professional world. So, why wait for time – let your skills show the unprecedented talent you possess.