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desert_rose
08-28-2005, 08:51 PM
Designing your own successful web page can seem difficult and nearly impossible if you do not do a little research first. The reason you need to know the basics of web page design is because the design of your website will actually influence whether or not people continue to visit your site and ultimately, whether they will buy from you or not. Obviously, a lot is riding on your website design so it is worthwhile to take this seriously and put some effort into doing it right the first time.
Design #1 Color

Any important aspect of your design process should include the use of color. Color affects people psychologically and different colors have positive and negative attributes or feelings they can evoke and men and women respond to different colors more positively than others. So, figure out your target audience, what you are selling, and what colors will best help you persuade your target audience to stay on your web page and to buy from you.

Design #2 Organization

A design flaw many beginners run into is organization. Your website must be well organized, and not just to you, but to the average person who has never visited your site before. It should be obvious where the information is and how visitors can get to it without wading through a lot of other links and information they are not interested in. Check out some larger, more successful sites to see how they deal with organization and just follow their lead.

Design #3 Too Much Text

Be careful about writing too much text and loading it to your website. Different types of writing is more appropriate for the Internet and in general bullet points, bold words, short paragraphs, and the like help break up a lot of text and make it easier to read. If you have a huge block of text on your web page, it is unlikely people will actually put forth the effort to sit down and read it. Make it easy for people to get the information.

Design #4 Too Many Graphics

Too many graphics is another design mistake by beginners. Graphics can be very useful, however if you use too many graphics you cut out the text you can use which is how search engines find your website and rank you in search results. Donít handicap yourself with the search engines by using too many graphics.

Design #5 Focus

Beginners often times do not have a clear focus of their website before they start designing it and it appears unorganized, unfocused, and the point of the web page is a bit vague. Come up with a plan and outline the major points and focus of your website design before you start.

gecko
08-28-2005, 09:50 PM
Others i woudl like to ad:

Design #6 Browser Support

Beginners (often due to th use of MS Frontpage) tend to produce sites which break down for people with other browsers or even screen resolutions. Create clean and non-specific code and use less of frontpages' automatically created script. Keep code writen in lower case and consider the use of other coding structures such as XHTML and CSS which help cross browser support. Also use % based widths, heights and text sizes to ensure all resolutions see your page in the same way.

Design #7 Navigation

Navigation is the backbone of a static web site. Good navigation never moves and is repeate at different areas of a page (for example on the headr and in the footer) the people at all times have a view of the navigational options.

desert_rose
08-28-2005, 09:56 PM
hey gecko!!
thanks for your addition...
really i left the main things.. thanks again for adding them

gecko
08-28-2005, 10:03 PM
no problem. ill add more if i think of more... make it a eally gd guid to making websites

some beginners could do with learning some of the rules

renegadehostingjosh
08-29-2005, 06:04 AM
Also you want to make sure the site, shows what your site is about.. thats a big one, thanks for the help you guys.. very usefull :)

luke
08-29-2005, 07:56 AM
very nice well done guys

Johnny
08-29-2005, 08:09 AM
And of course you'll want to learn how to actually script/program the site. :D

Learn CSS and PHP. It's good for you. :)

desert_rose
08-30-2005, 03:13 AM
yea im compiling a tutorial about coading....
it will be up here soon.. thanks for your appericiation guys..

incript_services
08-30-2005, 06:50 AM
Very nice article specially for beginers.

desert_rose
08-30-2005, 07:45 PM
the the aim to let the beginners know about web designing... and im also developing a site about web designing for beginners.. its still underconstruction..

Josh
09-03-2005, 12:48 AM
http://kvcindia.com/blog/index.php/2005/08/24/designing_your_own_successful_web_page_c

ripped?

almayta
09-06-2005, 09:50 AM
hi all its my first post just wanted to see if any of you have any alternative ways to do an image viewing site ive 30 odd pics i want to display i can do that as indivual pages but is there a way to click thumbnail and image appears withouthaving to make a new page.

thanks

wajahat_mehdi88
09-06-2005, 12:55 PM
hi all its my first post just wanted to see if any of you have any alternative ways to do an image viewing site ive 30 odd pics i want to display i can do that as indivual pages but is there a way to click thumbnail and image appears withouthaving to make a new page.

thanks
Wise men say, "Where there is a will, there is a way"
So, there is a way

1- Open the picture in MS Frontpage from your computer (say "C:/...../Picture.jpg"). Right click the picture and then click picture properties click the General tab.
2- Change the picture source "C:/...../Picture.jpg" to "picture.jpg"
3- Again right click the picture and click "Auto Thumbnail"
4- Remember to save the page in the same folder of your computer where "Picture.jpg" is already saved.
4- Upload the page in any directory of your site(say www.somehost.com/you/yoursite)
5- Now Upload the picture in the same directory with the same name (Picture.jpg)

SERVEREMPIRES
09-16-2005, 12:23 PM
i m agree too....,good work buddy

incript_services
09-19-2005, 06:39 AM
Well its for sure being ripped off from

http://kvcindia.com/blog/index.php/2005/08/24/designing_your_own_successful_web_page_c

You should atleast give the credits to original writer or website before posting it.

almayta
10-02-2005, 06:40 PM
thanks bud will try that

SERVEREMPIRES
10-04-2005, 09:28 PM
done well both of u guys..

JubbaG
10-05-2005, 01:52 AM
You left out another key point:

Syndication. RSS feeds are becoming extremely important for attracting and keeping users.

wilo
10-05-2005, 02:13 AM
guys, please don't copy and paste stuff and just pass it off as your own, come on I know we are all above that level...
anyways, web design is an increasingly complex topic and the best thing to do in my opinion is to simply create a web page and gain experience managing and improving it. Over the years, it becomes shocking to see how simple or bad a first page was compared to your current one.

Unnamed~
10-06-2005, 06:06 PM
Thanks for the guide, is very usefully.

azure
10-07-2005, 06:58 AM
Well its for sure being ripped off from

http://kvcindia.com/blog/index.php/2005/08/24/designing_your_own_successful_web_page_c

You should atleast give the credits to original writer or website before posting it.

even If I do copy paste I make sure I give the author full credit.

madelinekim
01-03-2013, 04:50 AM
This is such a great information you share here. It is really very useful for all beginner who want to start web designing and also want to know about the process of web designing. You information will help them to know about the process of web designing. Thanks for sharing this information here.

littonbarney
01-18-2013, 07:57 AM
Thanks for sharing this nice and useful information about the effective website design, But I generally prefer to read books and watch the youtube tutorial uploaded by tge register member to learn the website design because it is the better resources to learn this.

madelinekim
05-30-2013, 06:29 AM
Thanks for sharing this nice and useful information about the effective website design, But I generally prefer to read books and watch the youtube tutorial uploaded by tge register member to learn the website design because it is the better resources to learn this.

Yes, you can also read different designing books to learn about web designing and can also watch some video about designing so you can get ideas to design valuable website layout. Web designing is an interesting work for any person who is interested in web designing.

nasreenbasu
09-16-2017, 06:08 AM
i am also starting a new blog please give some suggestions to design my site visitors friendly

Shwartc
09-23-2017, 04:19 PM
I want also start new blog and have a lot of questions!

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