Website design is a pretty tricky piece of the puzzle. It’s balancing user experience with an intriguing look that captivates the user and draws them to learn more about your business and how you can help them.
But it doesn’t just stop with the initial design. It also goes into how you craft your individual pages, especially as more and more tools allow you, the website owner, to play with the design by yourself.
These posts will walk you through the elements of design and the do’s and don’ts of design so that you can make sure your posts and pages are well-crafted and still maintain the user experience.
The anatomy of a landing page
If you're selling a product or a service, you need a landing page to show it off and convert people to be customers. So how do you create the perfect landing page?Read This Post About The anatomy of a landing page
What is the store page?
The online store is where you begin to turn lookers into paying customers. So how do you make a good store page for your website?Read This Post About What is the store page?
Resist the temptation to use popups
Pop ups are an unfortunate trend on the web these days. While it might seem tempting to add one to your site, the reality is that it creates a bad user experience for you visitors. So don't do it.Read This Post About Resist the temptation to use popups
What is the contact page?
The contact page might not seem important to you, but to your visitors, it's how they ask you questions. So make sure your contact page is up to snuff.Read This Post About What is the contact page?
What is the about page?
The about page is obviously where you talk about yourself and your business. But what real role does it have on your website?Read This Post About What is the about page?
What are calls to action and why are they important?
You've probably heard about calls to action and how important they are on a web page. But what exactly are they and why are they so important?Read This Post About What are calls to action and why are they important?
What is the homepage?
What is the website homepage anyway? Well, it's likely the first page prospective customers see and it's your chance to make a good first impression. So yeah, it's pretty important.Read This Post About What is the homepage?
What is the site footer?
So what exactly is a website footer? What does it do and why is important? Well, it can be one of the most versatile parts of your website.Read This Post About What is the site footer?
What is a site header anyway?
What is a website anyway? Let's break down the different elements that make a website a website, starting with the site header.Read This Post About What is a site header anyway?
Navigating the WordPress theme landscape
The WordPress theme landscape is just as cluttered as plugins. But a theme is arguably more important to your site than a plugin. So how do you wade through the themes to find the right one.Read This Post About Navigating the WordPress theme landscape
My favorite StudioPress themes
So you want to use a prebuilt WordPress theme for your website. Great! Now where do you start? Well, here are some options I recommend from StudioPress.Read This Post About My favorite StudioPress themes