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5 Tips For An Effective Web Design

The concept of web designing can be best compared to fashion. Much like the latter, web designing also keeps on changing with fads and trends coming and going. When you have been assigned the task of developing a website, which creates that perfect professional impression, you will try your level best to follow the latest trend to make the website stand out and create an amazing impression. Here, I present 5 effective web design tips to make things work out on a perfectly positive note.

5 Tips For An Effective Web Design

Keeping The Website Clutter-Free And Neat

Hasn’t the world surrounding us becoming much cluttered by the day? Rightly so,  and the virtual world is not an exception to this scenario. The badges, pop-ups, signs, buttons, icons, banners, ads, etc., makes the scenario heavier and more complicated. Your primary objective while designing the website should be to keep it clutter-free. You must embrace the proper usage of the white space and flat design to create a pleasurable viewing experience for the visitors.

Utilizing The Visual Hierarchy 

What exactly does visual hierarchy refer to? Well, it is a term to highlight the fact that the human eyes have a different perspective to visualize the web space. There is a certain pattern, which the eyes follow to judge the content of the web space. According to the rule of visual hierarchy, the eyes tend to move from the left to the right and from the top to the bottom. A site, which follows such a rule is All the important content and elements are placed on these coveted spaces to gain the maximum attention of the audience.

Opting For Responsive Design

A website must perfectly work in mobile devices too. A professional website, if fails to perform in multiple-devices, would falter badly in the modern day world. While designing the website, you must make sure that the site created is responsive in nature. It would allow the site to work perfectly well, with both normal PC devise, as well as, with the mobile and the tablets. The site will be auto-adjusted, as per the device being used to access it.

Doing Some Web Design Research

Before designing the website, you must research smartly. Look for the websites, with similar themes and content. Make a note about what you liked about those sites and what not. Try to jot down points that you want to emulate on your site. Take references and hints from multiple sites, without the intent to copy. Be original, but take ideas from the already prevalent sites.

Focusing On The Font And The Size Of The Text

Well, it may sound a bit naive in this context, still it can be the ultimate decider for the fate of your site. The font to be used for your site must be clear and simple in design. It must be easily understandable. Only then, can you be able to capture the attention of the crowds and retain the audience.

You must focus on keeping the website design simplistic, with the minimal inclusion of elements, so that the content steals the spotlight. Sometimes, simplicity is the best way to keep things neat and clutter-free and create a remarkable reputation in the virtual world.

Author Bio: Emma Augustine is a web designer, working on elementary and responsive web development for

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