43 Mistakes We Can Make While Creating a Website

Today we will discuss the major mistakes of web design, to continue to be guided by these rules and to take them as a basis. Remember! The information is bit lengthy but it will prove very fruitful for your web design.

  1. The Visitor must immediately Understand What the Site is about

All the efforts related to the production site, one way or another, are intended to entrap him audience. If the site is unknown to the user, he immediately leaves him.

  1. Do not miss the Rules for Writing Texts

Always use spelling rules for online texts. Highlight important text, titles, subtitles, try to paragraphs were no more than 2-3 sentences.

  1. Fonts should be Standard

By installing custom fonts, think about whether they will be readable for the audience of your website. It is quite possible that they are established only by you.

  1. The Font should be Easily Readable

Font size should be easy to read and visual perception. Many users will not bother with unnecessary actions to change this setting in your browser.

  1. Do not make the Choice for the Visitors

It is often found that the links of the website, clicking on them will open in a separate window. Programmers do it because it links to other sites, in their opinion, will lead to the user leaving their site. Very wrong decision! And by the way it can worsen even search engine optimization web site. Visitors to the site must decide to open a link in a separate window, or being on the site. Believe me, if your site has useful and unique information, the visitor will remember it, and again return to you!

  1. Do not Change user Preferences

Do not change the size of the window the visitor’s browser. It annoys the audience. By doing this, you spinet visitor of your site.

  1. Do not Require Registration

Recently, most sites require registration in order to get access to content. What do you think, how to react to the visitor, if after registering on your site, he will not find anything useful for itself in the content? Let the user know what benefits it can get, coming to your site.

Do not ask visitors to register, if you cannot give them something valuable and unique.

  1. Customers do know Where to Sign up

Do not decide to sign the site visitors on that either, and even do it in the registration process – no ported reputation for himself. Your visitors will decide for themselves what they need.

  1. Use Flash where it is Impossible to Avoid

Do not exaggerate with the use of Flash on a website. This is longer than the page loads, and also an excess sometimes annoying. Besides the fact that Flash increases web page load time, excessive use of it starts to irritate visitors. Therefore, know the measure and use Flash in web design only where it is impossible to manage static.

  1. Music on the Background – is as old as the World

Do not use auto play background music on the site. It remnants Internet inception.

  1. Allow your Visitors to choose what and when they listen

If you need to give something to listen to the visitors, let them make their own choices when they do it. Be online button “Play, Pause” and “Stop”.

  1. Do not exaggerate with the Banners

There are a very large number of sites with a large number of banners. Understand, it looks unprofessional, it increases the time and bandwidth when downloading, and everything else is distracting your audience from the content. Icons and Emblems received for participating in some competitions can be placed in an especially reserved for this page, such as “About Us”.

  1. Use the Home Page

Do not use the “input” pages. The quicker the visitor will have access to the content, the better.

  1. Locate the Contact Information

Visitors can often inform about various problems associated with the work of your site. So do not forget to leave contact information. This will give you the opportunity to once again control the situation.

  1. “Back” Button

In no case do not deprive visitors of the functional browser “Back” button. In order not to commit such a mistake, avoid JavaScript and settings in which links are opened in a new browser window

  1. The flashing and blinking text

This, you think “beauty”, used back in ‘1996

  1. Discard the URL

Begin finally uses CNC (human understandable URLs). With the help of the CNC in a web address, you can use keywords and phrases from the content. It is positively displayed on the access to your site from search engines, and in memory of visitors will come to the page they need.

  1. Coding CSS is more Functional

Stop using heavy and unwieldy table – save yourself the extra effort, typeset blocks. CSS faster and more reliable tables.

  1. Try to keep all the pages on your site have been Indexed

Search engines are very popular because with their help, for a split second, everyone can find the information. Keep in mind that the larger the database search engine database will come to your site, the more visitors will go to your site.

  1. Do not use drop-down navigation menu

Drop-down menu to limit the possibility of visitors to see the full list of sub-site. Sometimes it can scare your visitors, because it impairs the site’s navigation. Think about all the details of their use.

  1. Use Text Navigation

Do you think that if you surf websites with graphics turned off and get to the site with scripting and flash navigation system, what will be your reaction? And would have been on this site text navigation, everything would be different. And besides text navigation is available and reliable.

  1. Explicitly, if you refer to the PDF

Do not annoy visitors. Do not do that, so they waited for the unknown will open PDF -documents. If you give a link to it – select it.

  1. Do not put the visitors in front of a choice

No need to make several versions of the site. Your website should be equally loaded and displayed, regardless of the browser and the Internet speed. Luring visitor’s content.

  1. Placing advertisements within the content

Hiding under the usual sponsored links, you just get angry visitor. Although this will increase the number of clicks on them, do not resort to this, since the visitor will lose forever.

  1. Create an Intuitive Navigation System

Test your navigation system when it is created. Put yourself in the place of the user. A simple and effective navigation system is one that allows for a short time to find the desired content.

  1. Do not hold your visitors

If a visitor came to your site to get the content, it is absolutely not interesting to listen to any recordings or watch videos. Of course, if he can get the information, which is nowhere more he will suffer your “entry” on your site.

  1. Do not typeset the site in FrontPage

Using similar FrontPage visual editors, at the exit you get disgusting, invalid, surround and littered with incomprehensible code tags. You run the risk that it will never be displayed correctly and the same in different browsers.

  1. Same display in major browsers

When you check the site changes in all major browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Opera, as not all browsers are equally perceive the same rules.

  1. Anchor links to the need

Of course, the easiest way to make a link with the anchor “Click here”, than to come up with one that will reflect the essence. Realize that a conscious anchor will give visitors the opportunity to understand what they see by clicking on the link. So is it a positive impact on the reference ranking of your site in search engines. Which once again proves seo-law: what is good for visitors is good for search engines!

  1. Prohibit the display of links in the status bar

Suggests a link, visitors often pay attention to her anchor and address in the status bar of the browser. Not prohibiting the display of links, you once again to emphasize the care of your site’s visitors.

  1. Do not make obscure references

Some visitors to the site are very difficult to find the links, as they are made under the text. In such situations, a visitor to your site simply does not understand where he needs to click to go wherever he wants. Often, this happens by accident. Make links so that visitors understand that it links rather than anything else.

  1. Do not create the appearance of links

Once again do not stress plain text. At the sight of the underlined text visitors may decide that it is a link. No need to force them to err too, this may disappoint them.

  1. Highlight links to which visitors have visited

Make time visitor. Highlight links that a visitor has visited. This is one of the rules of usability

  1. Do not distract visitors from the content

As you know, advertising banners at the main animated GIFs are used. The big disadvantage is that they distract users from the content.

  1. Prescribing the ALT and TITLE attributes for all images

It is important for visitors to the site with graphics turned off. And also it gives you benefits to promote your website.

  1. Colors should not be annoying

If the site you will use irritating eye color, the visitor will not be able to stay on it for more than 10 minutes. It is clear that in such a case, you cannot see the popularity.

  1. Do not use pop-up windows

Not ported his reputation before an audience, using the pop-ups and avoiding their blockers installed user scripts. The user of this obviously does not appreciate and understand your actions.

  1. Do not create links with JavaScript

References made to the JavaScript Search engines cannot see. Moreover, users are only creating problems, and some may even not open.

  1. Footer should be functional

Most of the visitors at the very bottom of the page tend to see links to the most basic, important sections and pages of the site. Do not deprive them of that pleasure. Create for them a functional footer.

  1. People do not like long web pages

Great article should be split into several smaller pages, or create them for navigation with anchors.

  1. Create sites based on your users

You must remember that the most common monitor resolution at this time is 1024×768. Create sites, given the data. Horizontal scrolling – this is very bad.

  1. Spelling and grammatical errors

This is certainly not an error of web design, but such errors can easily destroy the positive opinion of your site visitor.

  1. Do not use CAPTCHA

Many sites use CAPTCHA with totally unreadable and poorly recognizable symbols. Do not repeat their mistakes. In the event that this is unavoidable, make sure that all characters are displayed clearly.

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