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Top Tips: Website Design Best Practices

Olobjective Strategy | Creative | Digital Blog Portfolio About Contact Top Tips: Website Design Best Practices This useful guide highlights a few best practice tips and tricks when designing a website. 1. Keep it Simple A User quickly scan websites, only picking out keywords and sentences, which is why it is important to focus on simplicity and key messaging. Highlighting or isolating key messages will help ensure that users processes and evaluate key information. i Break your text up with larger Communicate key content with sub-headings and legible paragraphs, images or icons as an alternative way ensuring your call-to-action is most to get across your point. prominent. 2. Visual Hierarchy Grabbing the users attention in a short amount of time can be challenging, therefore try to arrange content in a clear manner, that is easily digestible. Ε Colour, contrast, size and spacing will Coloured strips can be a great design establish the hierarchy of information on your page andwill subconsciously element for creating a strong visual hierarchy, breaking down content into easily digestible areas. guide the user through your content. 3. Legibility Clear legibility means users can efficiently scan your website and absorb the information quickly and easily. Ff Contrast: Text Size: Font: Be sure your text stands Fonts can be hard to Try not to use more than out against the read on screens, so to be three different typefaces background colours you safe, ensure your body on your website. Multiple have chosen for your text is at least 16pt. font types should be website, so it is clear (This depends on the complimentary to each enough to read. fonts used). other, 4. Easy Navigation Clear and solid navigation not only enhances user experience, it also helps the search engines scan and index your content. Меnu Structure: Above the Fold: Footer: The footer is the last thing your viewer will see and A menu should always sit at the top of the header or down the side of your Important information will usually include a should sit above the fold simplified navigation (what a user initially sees menu, links to privacy website. without scrolling down policies and site maps, the page). The fold line is approximately 600 and additional information your visitors Тор Тip! pixels deep on an might need. average screen/monitor. Remember to consider SEO best practices to get the most out of your website! 5. Mobile Friendliness Mobile optimisation is vital. While it's good to know you have a well designed website, you need to see if the website looks and works just as well on a mobile device. It's likely most of your visitors are vieuwing your website on mobile devices, so make sure you test every page for visual and technical issues. As an award winning design and marketing agency in Sheffield, our digital teams combine effective strategy, creative design and technical expertise. As the agency was formed in the digital age, we always consider the latest technologies, instinctively, and innovatively. Visit to find out more. Olobjective

Top Tips: Website Design Best Practices

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This useful guide highlights a few best practice tips and tricks when designing a website.


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