What to Avoid While Designing Your Website

Mistakes – One of the most regretful and time-wasting entities it seems right? Whenever you encounter a mistake in your design or idea you realize you wasted your time and hard work in doing the wrong thing. However, Mistakes make a person perfect. And on the whole – any website does not have a picture perfect.

There is some or the other kind of flaws in every design, which will be visible to either to you or any other person. This might sound hard to believe in such harsh words but the truth is bitter, there are mistakes in website designs – some get caught while others are visible after some time.

Mistakes such that grammatical or punctuation marks are not being spoken here but the critical ones that are assigned to Website designing. Website designing has a lot of technical work which might not be visible to a viewer but to the designer. They undergo a lot of hit and trials and then comes up a single page. The website also includes unique content which the viewer or your audience per second can get attracted to instantly.

In fact, if you glimpse into your previous designs, which you might have decided on your website you will think was it I who committed this carelessness and how could I? Definitely, you had given a lot of time and a lot of work in the process, however, these mistakes have occurred.

Remember the Harry Potter Story? Imagine how amazing it would have been if we could have got Dumbledore’s Time Turner and gone back in time just like Harry Potter and Hermione Granger turned their time and saved Sirius Black and Buckbeak.

Turning things back to what it was is something each one of us would want to do – and this way everyone would have been leading a life may be less chaotic. But then we aren’t any magicians and this isn’t right now possible to make it true. So, we all should just drop the plan of going back in time and switch to reality with the web designing services offered by the web designing company in India. And we must not be committing the same mistakes again.

Now in order to level up your web designing game following are the common mistakes one does while designing their websites and should be immediately avoided:

. Images Fill in Life to a Website:

Images play a vital role in web designing. There are times when you can actually attract viewers with the presentation of your website solely.

Uploading some images to your site, which is of bad quality and is highly pixelate will spoil the show. Either it does not blend in with the tone of your brand or it does not come with a good resolution, or the focus is unclear. And, knowingly or unknowingly it has been killing your website.

You can always hire a professional photographer or illustrator if you have pictures of products and services who could help you with the same. They could easily create an image deck for you. Or the next option is to use stock images.

Hopefully, now you know the importance of images on your website.

2.  Color and Typography

We just discussed above the need for images that exhibit a high resolution and a clear focus.

But, here again, we are discussing typography and color. When it comes to using fonts for your site and also the color of these fonts, it is as important and one has to be very careful with just like images.

Usually, it happens that neither the font matches the color, nor the color matches the font when preparing your website. Consistency in the color and font is a crucial factor while designing a site.

Well, these two are the most basic and Important things while preparing your website.

Content The King – When It Comes To Web Designing and Development

Designing a website is a big commitment; it requires resources to be put forth for creating a beautiful website to the constant maintenance involved to keep your site always updated. Well, that’s not enough, to quote “the more the merrier” if you are someone who wants to get more out of your website then here are a few things you can do right now to get more from your website. 

Blogging-

Well, one might be bored of hearing that blogging is one of the best ways you can improve your website. But to be honest, the blog is the single best thing that you can do for your website. Through the blog, you can constantly change and update your website, as Google is always visiting your website and all other million websites on the internet for the latest content. The trick is, the more you add, the more Google must scan and it increases your website’s ranking (rankings depends on a number of factors). Blogging also helps you to keep up with the latest industry news, blogs help you to even improve your relationship with your clients and represent yourself as an industry leader. 


Responds to contact forms in a timely fashion-

If a customer tries to contact you through the contact form available on your website, they generally expect a quick reply. Now quick reply doesn’t mean you have to reply within minutes, but it’s likely to reply to the person within 24 hours. The questions asked through the contact form are time-sensitive; you might lose a follower or get a bad rating if you are unable to reply, or posting too late. Sometimes it can happen that you don’t have an answer or a reply to the question, then we’ve got a trick that can help you with it. You could reply with a quick “Thank you for contacting *name of the correspondent*, we’re looking to your request and will have a solution by *expected timeline*. This reply is better than not replying at all. This way you can gain your follower’s trust and loyalty.

READ & RESPOND TO COMMENTS ON YOUR BLOG

Not only you should timely response to request and questions on contact form but also your comments. Replying to comments on your blog helps a lot. It shows your readers, followers, Google, that you are regular and engaged with them and your website, rather than just posting content. It does not just help you to keep your blog updated but also helps you to know what your readers like and dislike about your website. In addition, replying to the comments help in increasing the number of keywords that appear on a specific page. This increases your rating on google and also expands the search results for your readers and people on the internet looking for similar topics. You must respond to comments regularly to keep you updated with your website and it also benefits in the long run.

CLAIM YOUR GOOGLE MY BUSINESS LISTING

You should claim your Google My Business (GMB), the listing has numerous benefits. Firstly it helps to expand the visibility of your site on the internet. After claiming your GMB listing, you can control the content shown on the Google when your website is searched. The content includes your logo, business hours, location, and the correct web address (it’s common for websites to have the wrong web address on the internet). Posting correct information can drastically increase your website’s popularity and ranking on Google.

These 3 (+1) things can help you get the most out of your website and is beneficial for your site for the long run.