Archive for 'Content'

Why Your Links Should Never Say “Click Here”

Why Your Links Should Never Say “Click Here”

Have you ever wanted your users to click your links, but didn’t know how to get them to act? When some designers run into this problem they’re tempted to use the words “click here” on their links.

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Making Helpful Reviews Easier to Spot with Percentages

Making Helpful Reviews Easier to Spot with Percentages

Buying products online is never a sure thing. That’s why most users will read the reviews of a product before they buy it. However, the amount of reviews for a product can get quite large over time.

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How to Create a Unique Selling Point for Your Home Page

How to Create a Unique Selling Point for Your Home Page

Your website may get a lot of visitors, but how many of them subscribe to what you’re selling? Whether you’re asking them to sign up for a service or buy a product, every home page needs a unique selling point to succeed.

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Why Headlines Attract More User Attention Than Images

Why Headlines Attract More User Attention Than Images

When websites show content, they’ll usually use a headline and image. Headline and image quality is important in getting the user’s attention. However, the headline will always get the most attention no matter what.

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9 Design Techniques for User-Friendly Tables

9 Design Techniques for User-Friendly Tables

Tables are great for comparing different information. But making them user-friendly is a challenge. One challenge is that table grids limit the amount of data you can display in a cell.

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How to Chunk Content into Clear, Scannable Pages

How to Chunk Content into Clear, Scannable Pages

Every website has content. But not every website has content that’s easy to scan and understand. That’s because they’re not chunking their content into a clear, scannable pages.

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Why You Should Place Style Sheets Before Scripts

Why You Should Place Style Sheets Before Scripts

Best practices for web design don’t just exist on the user interface. They also exist on the back-end where the code is. Where you place your style sheets and scripts in your document can affect the speed of your website.

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7 Bad Design Practices to Avoid on Your Home Page

7 Bad Design Practices to Avoid on Your Home Page

What kind of first impression does your website make? A lot of that depends on how you design your home page. The home page is the entrance to your website, and the first page users will see.

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When to Use White Text on a Dark Background

When to Use White Text on a Dark Background

Many websites use black text on a light background to display their content because it’s easy to read. However, using white text on a dark background also has its advantages.

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Want More Users? Stop Talking About Yourself

Want More Users? Stop Talking About Yourself

In today’s society where social media rules, people can’t stop talking about themselves. That’s fine if you’re socializing to your family and friends. But not if you’re selling a product.

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