Web Design 101 – What You Should Know

If this is your first shot at web design, there are some things you should know before you proceed. First impressions are always the best impressions, and so it’s important for you to know how to make the most from your first impression. Let’s look at some basics to get you started.

#1 Make Full Use of the Space You Have
Your website shouldn’t be cluttered and should have white space, but it also shouldn’t look bare, and it certainly shouldn’t have more whitespace than content. Make use of images, text, and videos to bring your visitors the best experience. If you design your site right it will not look cluttered.

#2 Watch for Broken Links
It’s an easy mistake and it can cost you in the search engines and frustrate your visitors when links don’t work. Always take the time to check all of your links to make sure they do work and that you don’t get 404 errors as this can harm your website.

#3 Streamlined Navigation
Your website’s navigation needs to look good and be streamlined so that it is easy to use. There are numerous ways you can do this. Choose what works best with your web layout.