Design

5 Website Design Best Practices (And 3 Terrible Ones)

Best practices in web design are constantly changing. As the internet evolves, so do websites and the way designers create them. One of the main factors that drive web design practices is how users access and explore the internet. Since the rise of mobile technology, web design has become more about being user-friendly and responsive […]

Design, Web Development

How to Use and Customize EverWeb

EverWeb makes designing a website incredibly easy. EverWeb, created by Rage Software, is a Mac design application that lets you create websites quickly and easily. The websites are attractive and customizable and are built using a simple drag and drop interface. Upon first using the app, you’ll notice the website you’re building is laid out […]

Design, Web Development

Commonly Made Sidebar Mistakes and How to Correct Them

Many web designers neglect appropriate sidebar usage. Sidebars are often loaded with more distracting features and content than readers know how to deal with, which may lead them to leave the page. Even if a reader doesn’t leave the page because of an over-crowded or otherwise inappropriate sidebar design, he or she will come to […]

Design, Web Development

How to Design Functional Menus

So you’ve gotten people to come to your website, which is a great first step. Now you need to get them where they want to be, or they’re likely to bounce. Having a good menu will help prevent bounces by getting people where they want to be efficiently. Although menus might seem complicated at first, […]

Design

Interaction Design Mistakes NOT to Make

Website design has become more flexible and innovative over the years. Greater flexibility can improve the over-all user experience, but it can also lead to user frustration. Web designers want to have a top quality product. As with all design elements, a top quality website should have both form and function. Unintuitive Innovations Image: Designmodo […]

Design, UX, Web Development

Top 6 Usability Mistakes Killing Your Conversions

Websites have become an integral part of every business. With web marketing growing every year and an increasing reliance on social media and other web-based forms of communication, there are probably more people competing on the web than on any other forum. With that in mind, your website should be the foundation of your enterprise. […]