Here are some of best and most useful web design news articles and posts that we have seen recently.
Bad Web Design Isn’t Just Annoying—It Costs You
Whether you’re after sales, leads, more readers, or making a difference, bad web design can sabotage your efforts. Put your best foot forward with these principles of good web design.
Those unquantifiable cues and snap judgements that people make about design help your website succeed or fail. This is often by making information easier to find or processes quicker or simpler.
Full article here: Bad Web Design Isn’t Just Annoying—It Costs You
How To Create Good Web Design With Example 2020
A transcript from a podcast which presents some common areas to focus on in great web design: Aesthetic, Content Hierarchy, Clear Message, CTA (CALL TO ACTION), Typography and Colours.
Full article here: How To Create Good Web Design With Example 2020
9 Essential Optimizations to Modernize Your Website
Nine simple yet impactful changes you can make to help your website keep up with the times. These are quick gains that do not require a full web design, however you should seek expert help from a web designer or developer to make these changes.
Full article here: 9 Essential Optimizations to Modernize Your Website
Effective Web Design: The Relevance And Influence Of Minimalism
Creating an impactful design can be subjective. Personal preference may lead one person to favor a particular design technique, while another person may prefer a completely different approach. This article discusses how minimalism can streamline designs and focus the user’s attention on what is most important.
Full article here: Effective Web Design: The Relevance And Influence Of Minimalism
How ‘Sustainable’ Web Design Can Help Fight Climate Change
To cut the carbon, programmers are cutting the code. Call it green programming. How Danny van Kooten is a Dutch programmer made changes to his popular WordPress plug-in that helps website owners use the mailing-list service Mailchimp. He “refactored” his plug-in, making it more efficient, so now it sends 20 KB less data. Overall, the site would use a little less energy every day.
Of course, 20 KB is a teensy reduction. But since 2 million websites use his plug-in, it adds up. By his crude estimate, trimming the code reduced the world’s monthly CO2 output by 59,000 kilograms, roughly the equivalent to flying from New York to Amsterdam and back 85 times.
Full article here: How ‘Sustainable’ Web Design Can Help Fight Climate Change
Web Design Decisions that Damage your Digital Performance
Areas that potentially damage your digital performance abound, meaning you fail to capitalize on the opportunities presented or even face poor returns on your investment in a new web design.
Full article here: Web Design Decisions that Damage your Digital Performance
7 ways to enhance your small business website in 2020
This article discusses some of the most important features and how they can improve your web presence. Some of them will be brand new to you and others you’ll know already such as Implement dark mode into your small business website, Include written and video testimonials, Engage users in immersive experiences, Minimise navigation menus etc.
Full article here: 7 ways to enhance your small business website in 2020
There are many articles we could have included but these are some of the best web design news. This type of subject suffers from having simple filler or poorly researched and written information. You won’t find that here!
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