Web Design Category

Why It’s More Important Than Ever To Care About Mobile Web Design: The Mobile-First Shift

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

You may have noticed that you recently received notifications from your Google Search Console that your site has been updated to mobile-first indexing. If you were not already thinking about your website’s mobile experience, this is a big clue that you need to get on board. The reason for this shift is that the monster of all search engines now recognizes that mobile searchers represent the majority of their users. Search engines always have a goal to serve the best information to their users. To do that, they need to consider the devices they are using and how they are searching for the information.

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Homepage Web Design Tips for a Compelling Look

Written by Ruth Hawk

Your homepage must be a compelling entryway to further engagement with your brand. As a result, a compelling web design is critical for the homepage. Here are a few basic best practices for creating a look that encourages further interaction with your brand.

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User Experience Tips for a More Engaging Web Design

Written by Ruth Hawk

In some ways, the marker of a successful web design is the impression it makes on the site’s visitors. If they are happy, engaged, and taking action as a result of your web pages, than it is likely you have found the right look for your business. As a result, crafting an engaging user experience is important. By transforming a site from just being beautiful to being both beautiful and functional, you are likely to see an increase in traffic flow, conversions, and engagement.

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Outdated Web Design Trends

Written by Ruth Hawk

When it comes to web design, best practices tend to come and go. Keeping up with these trends is important, because a fresh and modern website reflects positively on your business. Unfortunately, there are some trends that seem to persist despite being outdated or even counterproductive. The following are a few such practices that have outlived their usefulness. If one or more of them appear on your website, it might be time to consider a change.

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Web Design Tips for User Friendly Online Forms

Written by Ruth Hawk

Most websites have one or more forms that visitors can fill out to contact the business; sign up for emails, newsletters or magazines; purchase products and services; register to use the site, and more. While a reality of online business, forms can also be a bit tricky: Forms that visitors find unnecessary, too long, too complicated, too intrusive, or just plain annoying will quickly be rejected. It is possible to strike a middle ground where visitors willingly complete forms and companies get the information they need. The key is to develop the right web design for forms. Here are a few tips on creating user friendly forms that will improve rather than detract from the productiveness of your website.

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Privacy Policies: What They Are, and Why You Might Need One

Written by Phillip Smith

Chances are, if you have ever browsed any major website in your life, you have encountered a privacy policy. And chances are if you yourself own and operate a website, you have probably put one on your site. Now, despite what you might think, almost all websites require a privacy policy, but not everyone understands just why privacy policies are so important. Here are some reasons your site may need a privacy policy, and what exactly they are.

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