Web Design and Templates

Having a presence on the web is undoubtedly critically important for those who want to be able to grow a business. This means having a website that has been designed with perfection based on what the company has to offer.

Fortunately, there are pre-made templates that can help with the building of a website that will not only look impressive but will be search engine optimised. Here, there are some great tips and information that revolve around web design techniques and the different ways that templates can be used as the foundation for customisation to make each site different.

Secrets Behind Successful Websites

22 Aug 2021

No one knows exactly how many websites are created every day but there are numbers like 500,000 among those who discuss the topic. Not even 1% of them will be actively used and even less will be famous. To create a website is easy - to make it a success is hard work! There are many tips online on how to think when you want to catch an audience and here we will focus on a couple of technical secrets few think of.

Where Do We Look at the Screen?

When we first open a webpage our eyes automatically are drawn to the top left corner of the screen. Knowing this you can place the most eyecatching part of your site at this spot to make your reader wanting to know more. At they have used this secret to show exciting news. 

The path of our eyes then move down and right, towards the middle of the screen, making this spot perfect for continuing the content with interesting facts and/or product information. 

Banners vs Text

A banner showing information is subconsciously interpreted as advertising and our brains tend to sift it away. Putting advertisments in text form, surrounded by useful and interesting content, is more efficient. Readers will read the text and forget the banners. 

This means you should focus less on banners as advertisment but still keep them as a part of the design to make the site more appealing. Which leads us to our last secret: Sites using well planned design will make readers linger which in turn helps when it comes to ranking. 

Why You Should Use Templates to Create Websites

9 Apr 2021

Some people feel that using templates is 'cheating' and does not achieve the best quality. This is not true. Templates are a professional shortcut in website building. Today, most available websites are carefully coded based on market needs. For the best experience, always use paid-for templates.

The Best Website Templates

8 Mar 2021

Some web templates have proven to be widely popular among website developers because of the excellent features they bring forth. Inside 2021, the most popular templates include Dashcore, Zeen, Composer, TheNa, Wunderkind, Tersus, and Rhythm. Most of these templates are from WordPress. Muse and Bootstrap are also popular template providers.

Choosing a Suitable Website Template

6 Feb 2021

Various website types require different kinds of templates. When choosing a suitable template, you should consider the type of website you are creating. A business website is different from a news site, for instance. Flexibility and customization are also crucial factors to consider. A good template should also be SEO-friendly.