Posts Categorized: Web Design

The Importance of Site Speed for Mobile Users

Any internet user understands the time it takes for a page to load after clicking a link or making a request can vary from page to page, but many do not know that there are a variety of factors that affect page load time and overall site speed. Bandwidth, resources on the hosting server, web…

Why Web Design & SEO Are Better Together

You wouldn’t build a house without considering its foundation. Search engine optimization (SEO) is like a house, but for many websites, it’s a poorly constructed one. In your SEO-house, there are components your guests can see, like content and navigation. Then, there are items that only you as the homeowner can see, such as tags…

Benefits of XML and HTML Sitemaps

What is a Sitemap? Sitemaps are files that provide a comprehensive listing of every webpage hosted on a website, and often additional information about how often the pages are updated and how they relate to the other pages on the site. There are two distinct types of sitemaps: XML, which help search engines and bots…

3 Things to Extend the Life of Your Website

There are lots of things that you can do to extend the life of your website from the very beginning; allowing it to run fast and reliably while also being safe from malicious attacks. However, there are three forgotten areas that you should be concerned about when developing a new site; security, stability, and performance….

How Long Does it Take to Design a Website?

The timeline for designing new websites depend on many things. Obviously, the largest determining factor is how big the site is because the design and planning process can vary depending on the size and complexity of the website. Also, you have to allow for more time if you wish to include pieces like online shopping…

A Basic Guide to Web and Design Font Pairing

Choosing the right font pairing is important for any type of marketing, but especially when you’re creating a website. Fonts can convey the mood, context and deeper meanings beyond just words on a page. There are certain guidelines to follow when pairing fonts, but not many unbreakable rules. The biggest rule to follow–the fonts being…

Why You Should Invest in Professional Website Design

Websites are modern representatives of your company and your best salesperson. There’s no question that they make more of an impression on potential clients and do more for your brand than any other form of media. So, you want your online representative to be as sharp and captivating as possible, right? Sure, your neighbor’s nephew…