Best Practices for a Mind-Blowing Website Design and Development

Best Practices for a Mind-Blowing Website Design and Development

Posted by: Chirag Shivalker | Posted on: December 20th, 2014 | Posted in: Web Design and Development Guide

A website is a representation of your brand. Hence a good web design, with an exclusive look and feel is a like a life line for any business. So, how to design the best website? That not only helps you generate a great brand image but also helps you connect with consumers and generate revenues?

The first thing that makes the impression on the visitors is an appealing design that compels the visitor to navigate around and even bookmark the site.


Several Points Should be Taken Care while Designing a Website – like a company’s brand, the usability points, color scheme, functionality, browser and mobile compatibility, screen resolution, navigation and website architecture etc and you can create that picture perfect web design, Apart from all this, you have another set of aspects like search engine optimization, e-commerce, hosting requirements, coding, and content management and so on and so forth.

And the best practice for web development is to bring all these factors into one cohesive design. There are some really good habits web developers should follow, in order to develop a perfect web site.

Powerful Layout Design:

An appealing layout design immediately catches the attention of visitors, and holds it along for a long time.

It’s the attractiveness that keeps the visitors dig up further into the website. A visually powerful website layout is a combination of fundamental design principles, such as uniform header, logo and intuitive navigation elements across the web pages. Apart from this, an amazing contrast between text and background; excellent alignment of elements; as well an equilibrium between text, images and white space on each web page is a must.

For best layouts, always use a customized structure having features that beautifully displays the content.  Engagement of the target audience is also a parameter to judge the success of the website.

Right combination of Color, Graphics, and Multimedia:

Web design can go awry if too much color, odd color combinations and more than enough interactive features are used.

All that is required is a rightly balanced web design where a combination of three to four colors are used along with text colors which contrasts well with the background color.

Graphics and animated images improve the content rather instead of distracting from it also they are well optimized therefore; it does not slow down the site.

Use of Multimedia should be kept judicious in order to improve enhance the site and successfully serve a particular purpose.

Well Organized Content:

Other than the Eye pleasing elements; it is the interesting content that keeps the visitors glued to your site. Best practices for content in a web design include:

Use common fonts and font family across the site

Persistent use of fonts, font colors and sizes along with the hyperlink colors

Displaying text in a quick, readable manner, like big, catchy headings, small paragraphs removed with subheadings and bullet points

Organized and consistent display of content

Make content accessible Content with minimal clicks.

The use of highlighted illustrative keywords offers visitors with quick access to the information they are looking for. It also improves the site’s search engine optimization (SEO).

About the Author:

Chirag Shivalker is one of the very few business writers with flair of social commentary through his technical writing. With A decade long experience in technology writing and trend analysis Chirag is an expert in technology and technological trends along with business writing. Technology in mind and words at will Chirag is an all-rounder who has established his writing capabilities’ in multiple technology disciplines.

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