You might have noticed that icons are all over the internet. (It's mostly because they are essential to web design and very helpful for the user)... Remember I told you that a picture worth a thousand words? Well, it's pretty much the same with icons! Icons have more than an aesthetic function, they are all about communication. They are essential to your web design and their use is highly recommended to better the user experience!
A wise man once said «After all, a successful website builder is someone who manages to balance the necessary constraints of SEO with writing stuff people like to read. Or who knows where to find lots of pretty pictures.»... so here we are, as we have talked often about bettering your SEO and writing well, here are some places to look for amazing pictures.
Whether you want to create a new website or entirely refresh your existing website, choosing your color scheme is a fundamental - and we admit a very hard thing to do. You probably already noticed that the visual element of your design is quite important! So if you make poor color choices, chances are, people won't stay long on your site. If you lack inspiration, or just want another point of view, this post will be useful to help you make your color palette!
Google has a new tool that helps you visualize your site as seen from multiple screen sizes. From the veiw of a computer, tablet, phone : each version is taken into account with Resizer.
Just until this moment, the illustrative image was not exploited to its potential, not used the same way for each add-on, and its true function was confusing. Now we have made it use clear and simple! With a tick of a box, your illustrative image will become the image of reference.
Making a website can be challenging but as my grandpa always says, The best starting point is the beginning. After hearing this nugget of wisdom I was convinced dear old grandpa was past his prime. But alas, he is correct (as most grandpas are).
So where is the beginning when making a website? The homepage is the first glance of your site and what it has to offer.
The homepage sets the tone for the rest of your site.
The Internet and devices used to access it have moved a long way from their more humble beginnings. It used to be simple to design a website, with pretty much only one way to access it online: from a fixed computer screen, that wasn’t very big. Times have changed, and these days it’s almost impossible de know what kind of screen or device will be used to view web pages when you first begin to create a website. That makes it hard to make decisions about key website design principles, like the size of the site and its content, and how best to layout pages and site navigation.
Although a response to this problem has been around for a while, it’s not until very recently that designing websites with all kinds of different screen resolutions in mind has really gained momentum among web designers.
We’re mentioned in the past why we do the things we do: to help you express yourself online, to communicate on the web, and above all else, to make the kind of website that’s right for you. The internet is a big place, and ensuring your message gets heard online is a whole lot easier if your website design appeals to visitors. Your site design is one of the first things that visitors will notice, so we’ve taken time to publish a some great new website design themes over the course of the year to help you get your site looking its best, in next to no time.
Increasing the visibility of any business helps attract new clients, and if you have a bed and breakfast, you’ll already know how important it is to get out there and advertise, through brochures, accommodation directories, tourist information centers and a website. To help guests through the front door, they’ll need to know what to expect before they arrive, and whether you’re the kind of person they can relate to and connect with; after all, those connections are at the heart of every BnB.
When you create a website for your BnB, you’ll need to do more than just give people your address and show a few photos of your rooms. Use your website to make a connection with potential guests even before they’ve arrived, by applying a few simple principals.
If you’re anything like me, then you’re probably feeling a little excited at the thought that the holiday season is upon us once again. I put it down to my severely rose-colored memory of childhood Christmases (those creative “memories” gifted by aging). Though there are many occasions each year worthy of celebrating, end-of-year festivities are really my favorite.
When the holiday mood finally strikes you this year, why not go all out and spread a little seasonal cheer through your personal website or online business? For those looking to get merry on the web, here’s a few ideas to make a website that reflects the true spirit of the season.