Visitors to websites will immediately notice how well it’s designed. Given the power of initial impressions, getting the design nailed down well and good in advance is critically important to keeping visitors from fleeing their first visit. The advice below will help you design a great website.
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Before going live, test your website against NoScript. Activate this extension to assure that your sits is readable. It will be normal for some content not to work, like the ordering system, but a blank page is a red flag.
Be conscious of your background. If you have a GIF background that moves, your text may be too hard to read. Pick a background that meshes with your site, not against it, and your viewers will have a much easier time understanding what you want to say.
Make sure the content on your website is interesting. The overall design is always important, but it’s even more important to use content that keeps visitors coming back for more. Visitors are likely to return to your website if they find the content informative and it fulfills their needs.
Optimize your website to handle computers that may be running older versions of programs like Internet Explorer 7 and 8. People seem to hate this browser, but many still use older versions. Workarounds are often necessary when standard elements can’t be rendered. It is important that you are familiar with “box model bug” which has harmed IE for awhile now.
Since people see a website’s design as soon as they get on the site, it is important to make yours fabulous. Therefore, first impressions are as important online as in face-to-face communication. These previous tips should’ve showed you what to do so that others remain on your site.