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How to Use Animation on Your Website

“The Excessive Use of animation on many websites results in a horrible experience for many Website visitors”

Perhaps you’ve been actively encouraged to include ‘showy’ animation on your website – it is an easy sell? It’s natural that you might be initially impressed by a web designer showing all these wonderful animated ‘slides’ and ‘fades’ you could have on your site. Dare we say, with that sales-pitch you might be more inclined to use their services?

What you might be less aware of – is how excessive animation can have a enormous detrimental effect on your website.

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Is Your Website Easy to Navigate?

“Don’t frustrate your Website’s Visitors: How to make it easy for people to find what they want on your website”

‘Website Navigation’ is a term used to encompass the simple idea of how visitors are able to find the things they are looking for on your website. In the context of ‘good’ web design, it’s about how to make this task as easy as possible for those using your website. The User Experience (UX).

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Website Usability

“What it is and why it is so important”

When we design websites, usability is always our top priority, above all else. But it’s shocking how many websites we see, where usability hasn’t been given a second thought.

Usability is intrinsic to good web design. If your website’s usability is poor – your website has been poorly designed.

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Professional Web Design?

“We Claim to Be Professional web designers, but what does that mean exactly?”

Yes, it’s true, anyone can open up a Graphic Design program (Photoshop), learn some basic HTML and call themselves a ‘Web Designer’. But in reality it’s just a tiny bit more complicated than that …

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Website Graphical User Interface (GUI)

“Your Website’s Visual Design – Does It Enhance Or Hinder?”

Like it or not, the way your website looks is extremely important. Scientific research has shown that, even before a single word of text is read, the first ‘impression’ the website visitor gets, is entirely a visual one.

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Web Standards : Maximise Website Compatibility

“Don’t frustrate your Website’s Visitors: How to make it easy for people to find what they want on your website”

What do people see when they visit your website? It almost certainly won’t be the same as what you see when you visit it.