Design Tips

  • Effective Web Design Practices: A Quiz for the Beginner

    How much of the basic web design practices are you really aware of? You do not have to remain in suspense over this. You can take this beginner web design quiz and know for certain just where you rate as a web designer.
    By S. R. Obbayi November 15, 2011 

  • Is It Worth Implementing's Microdata?

    A new microdata format for helping to build the semantic web has been launched by Bing, Google and Yahoo!. While clearly useful, the microdata standard might prove difficult to implement across all websites, however.
    By Christian Cawley October 30, 2011 

  • Secrets to Developing Foolproof Website Navigation

    Unless you love puzzles, mazes and TV game shows that ask you to choose between what's behind door number one, two or three then you would not be thrilled about an encounter with a hard to navigate website. So here are some tips for developing a good...
    By S. R. Obbayi October 28, 2011 

  • 10 Common Web Design Mistakes: Are You Guilty?

    Some web design choices may seem harmless, innovative and sheer genius -- well, at least to your eyes. To your visitors, they could mean something totally different and be completely lacking in taste. Have you fallen into any of these 10 web design traps?
    By S. R. Obbayi October 21, 2011 

  • Should Your Company Website Be a DIY Job?

    Before you pay someone to build a website for you or your company, there are some things you need to think about. Can you trust the developer with your online identity? Do you know what kind of experience they have with websites? Are they really...
    By Finn Orfano October 20, 2011 

  • What Is the Optimum Position for Website Adverts?

    When you first add an advert to your website, it can be difficult to find the correct position to place it. You don't want to detract from the content, but at the same time the advert needs to be seen. These examples will show you the right and wrong...
    By Christian Cawley October 15, 2011 

  • Distinguishing Great Web Typography

    The requirements for typography on a web page are quite different for those of a printed publication. Making the right choice will depend on choosing a font that can be viewed on all displays and by all readers, taking into account small monitors and...
    By Christian Cawley October 15, 2011 

  • All You Need to Know About Web Safe Colors

    The knowledge of using web safe colors has always been the key to the difference between a good and a great designed web page. The question then begs. Is it the case that web designers still need to worry about using web safe colors these days?
    By S. R. Obbayi October 10, 2011 

  • Top 10 Pre-Launch Web Site Checks

    Clicking "publish" on your new website or uploading the new design to run live isn't the best way of doing things - before you let the world see the fruits of your hard labor, you will need to go through the following 10 pre-launch checks...
    By Christian Cawley October 10, 2011 

  • Website Usability Dont's: How to Lose Your Audience in 5 Easy Steps

    Internet marketing success depends on building a website audience and keeping your website visitors coming back for more. This article offers a humorous take on 5 website usability practices that can hinder your online marketing efforts.
    By Haley Montgomery July 5, 2011 
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