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Jul 15, 2013

26 Things You Should Know Before You Develop A Website

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A company's website is a best tool to build brand awareness on the internet, but before you develop a great website, you need to know 26 things that are very crucial for every business blog.


DOMAIN

Choose a name that people can remember well and choose wisely (and appropriately) whether you use .com, .net, or something else.

HOSTING

Choose a reliable one and look at how much capacity you need.

TECH

Technology you use: HTML5, CSS3, PHP, JQuery, Javascript, etc.

PURPOSE

What is the purpose of the website: business, corporate, e-commerce, etc.

LAYOUT AND COLOR

Color affect the 'feel' of your site. Neat layout is always preferred. Don't forget about footer too!

SITE MAP

Clear site map and flow chart.

CONTENT

Your website has to provide a good and informative content to the users. Target certain keywords to rank high in search engines. The type of content like language, picture, video, etc have influence of how fast or how slow that website will load.

AUDIENCE

You have know who your audiences are, then you can build content that attract them.

ADVERTISEMENT

Don't put too much advertisement in your website. If is not necessary, don't put it here.

POP UP MESSAGE

Prevent pop up message. It is the most annoying type of advertising because of slow loading and sometimes you can't close it.


ATTRACTIVE DESIGN

Good website should be simple, and professional.

BUTTONS

Make an eye catching buttons and "call to" action button like buy now or download now. Try using bright colors like orange or yellow.

BACKGROUND

You can choose from a clean look, colorful look, or you can consider patterned background too.

IMAGE

Choose image carefully as it will create a lasting impression for everyone, so you want it to be good and memorable.

EASY NAVIGATION

Users can easily find what they want and what they are looking for.


UNIQUE

There are so many good and excellent websites out there, but you have to make your website stand out from the other.


FRESH

Keep your up-to-date to keep visitors coming back.

OPTIMIZED

A good website has to be search engine friendly. It means it is easy to find your website in the search engine.

CROSS BROWSER

A good website has to be able to be viewed properly in all types of modern browser, example: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari.

SCREEN RESOLUTION

Formerly, web design made 980px in width. But as responsive web design is getting popular, a site can be designed up to 1230px in width.


SOCIAL MEDIA

Integrate social media to your website to facilitate easy content sharing.

TYPOGRAPHY

Choose your typography. Legible font is definitely important. You don't want people to squint their eyes when reading your text.


REGISTRATION

If visitors have to register to interact with your website, give them advantages when they do.


TRACKING AND ANALYTICS

With it, you can monitor how your website goes, and how to optimize it.

PROVIDE SECURITY

Visitors have to feel safe when they leave their information in your website. Especially when they have to register their contacts detail or credit card number.

FOOTER

Footer may not be the main thing in a site, but with a well-designed footer. you can impress your visitors.

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2 comments :

  1. yeah this is really a nice blog i like the things that here! check this one web development
    thanks for sharing..

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  2. Hello, Irfan!
    This post is great for beginners and students. Can I use this in my class, with your permission?
    Thank you for your attenttion!

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