Web Design Category

Avoid These 6 Web Design Mistakes to Keep Your Website Beautiful

Written by Ruth Hawk

In order to improve the appeal of your web pages, there are a few common mistakes you should avoid. If you can reduce excessive clutter, eliminate multiple fonts and colors, avoid low quality images, eliminate large blocks of text, update your design, and add mobile responsiveness, you can create a truly beautiful website.

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Why Outsourcing Website Maintenance Can Help Your Website Thrive

Written by Ruth Hawk

A custom web design can set your website up for online success. However, in order to keep that custom web design both beautiful and functional, you will need to regularly maintain it. However, website maintenance can be time consuming. While you can complete many website maintenance tasks yourself, you may benefit from outsourcing those jobs to a professional web design company. In fact, doing so can not only save you time and effort but also contribute to the overall success of your site.

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The Importance of Mobile Web Design: An Overview

Written by Ruth Hawk

The use of mobile devices continues to rise rapidly. As a result, custom web design and development needs to prioritize, not just accommodate, the needs of people using their mobile devices. Mobile web design is the solution. Here are just a few reasons that a mobile web design is essential for most websites today, and a few tools to help you identify the mobile friendliness of your site.

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Why Web Design Is Not Enough

Written by Ruth Hawk

With 89 percent of people in North America (equaling 320 million people) using the Internet, the necessity of an effective web design is clear. While an eye-catching appearance can certainly encourage website visitors to stay and explore your site, there are other factors that will (1 Get them there in the first place and (2 Convince them to stay.

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When Breaking Web Design Rules Might Work for You

Written by Ruth Hawk

Web design has evolved as quickly as has the Internet as a whole. Along with that development has come certain rules, or best practices, that have proven themselves useful in guiding the development of appealing and effective websites. However, occasionally, as the saying goes, rules are meant to be broken, and occasionally, great web design comes when the rules are left behind. However, there are a few qualities that are true of successful forays into new web design territory.

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Dress Up Your Custom Web Design: The Use of Color in Communicating Your Message

Written by Ruth Hawk

Because color is so ubiquitous, its importance is often overlooked when it comes to web design. However, color is actually one of the most effective elements of custom web design. While there are as many ways to use color in web design as there are web pages, there are a few tips, tricks, and psychological facts that can help guide you toward more visually appealing web pages.

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