Top principles of designing sites with website design techniques

The websites are the main gateway for most companies and public services, which vary in content, whether news, commercial, entertainment or otherwise. 

There are website pages that contain files, images, sounds, and related topics to be stored on the web server, where you have everything you look for, you can say your opinion, and connect with website owners as well, and some take them as a profit source in terms of content and advertising.

what to look for in website design ?

Websites are a collection of web pages that are linked by a particular server, displayed on the web browser of the user’s computer or mobile device, and contain a home page that links other pages to each other or that is a gateway to some other sites.

The website design process means creating the site that contains multiple pages and dividing them in terms of specific objectives, how you want them to appear in order in the website, and how to plan each page of the website with the right design in terms of the content or graphic design of the site.

read also: How To Create A Website Or How To Start A Website For Free ?

To create websites that use HTML to link pages, CSS uses the site's design in terms of colors and fonts and appears as a form that is modified before the site is created, and some templates are ready to use and editable.

General steps and standard of top principles of designing sites : 

Rank the principles of web design based on what you first noticed in viewing a website

  • Choose the colors of both the text and the background, to make a big difference.

  • Permanently and continuously standardize the shape and size of the text characters.

  • Select a secure color palette to use the visitor. To be stable.

  • Avoid making color changes.

  • Avoid using italics.

  • Avoid placing a line under words that can be confused with links

  • Avoid prolonged text too often.

  • Avoid using grid-themed backgrounds, because this is difficult to read.

How are web design principles used to balance design and content?!!..... Clarify the content using simple, fit, compact, and locked-down designs and shapes.

features of a good website design

Firstly, the types of websites:

There are two types of locations:

1- static sites: Websites designed in HTML and their contents are manually changed to extinction at the moment.

2- Dynamic Sites: Websites designed in programming languages whose contents are automatically changed and currently most of these styles are common.

Company logo at the top of the site

100% of the sites place the company logo on top of the site, and varies by language if the language used on the site is English, the company logo is placed on top of the north. In Arabic, the company logo is placed on the top right.

Contact US on the link at the top

44% of the sites place the Contact US link at the top, and differs by language if the language used on the site is English, the top is placed on the right, and the link is placed on the top of the north.

Top Main Menu

88% of sites place the vertical list at the top of each page’s site horizontally.

Slider Home

32% of the sites place a slide master on the home page, also known as Carousel, and use to display images and animated text in a symmetrical, esthetic form to draw the customer's attention, and often a number of (1 to 3) moving parts are placed.

Value added at the top of the home page

80% of the sites place the value added they seek to offer to their customers at the top of the page immediately after the satellite, which places the values within which the company operates and what it can do for customers.

Call to Action buttons at the top of the page

78% of locations place the Call to Action button at the top of the page, and varies by language if the language used on the site is English, the buttons are placed at the top of the right, In Arabic, the button is placed at the top of the North.

Site Search function at the top of the site

54% of sites allow site visitors to search the site by search box, placed at the top of the page “Al Haider”, the search box appears on each page in the site, and visitors can easily and quickly access pages.

Subscribe to the newsletter

24% of companies try to collect customer data in order to re-target them by email, by putting a way to subscribe to the flyer and its website at the bottom of the “Fotter” site.

The most popular items placed under the site are the site map, the main menu, the use policy, the privacy policy, and the means to contact the company, which is what visitors to the site expect.

Social media links

72% of sites place social media links to corporate accounts on these sites, and are placed at the bottom of each page of the “Votter” site.

When you click on this link, the visitor is converted to your social media site, so you lose the visitor because he leaves your site and goes to another site, you should make the link open in a new page.

A browser is available

68% of the web sites can be accessed from mobile and various devices because they contain this capability, which provides visitors with easy access to information and the ability to page through any available device.

It is a combination of design and programming that is difficult to add after designing the site. Often, it is part of a redesign, which may explain why it is a convention, but it is not a standard.

read also: Website Design Phases

Why should your website be different? 

The website is the basics of digital marketing. So, web design theory say 

 “If a design element is expected to exist in a particular location, this is where it should go.” 

In AWAMER AL-SHABKA digital solutions, there are types of Web design standards that all good designers understand:

AWAMER AL-SHABAKA digital solutions expert's advices to all designers when programming an application

Brand Standards

Colors, genre, and tones are specific to every business. You must have a style guide for and be in contact with your website. 

Encoding standards

Sites must be built using the programming criteria agreed to by W3C. This makes them more susceptible to viewing and acting correctly in browsers. 

Access standards

Access to information is a fundamental human right. This has been recognized by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Follow these criteria to make your location accessible to everyone.

Standard Web conventions are shortcuts to a good design. If you violate any of thes top principles of designing sites, you must do so intentionally and for good reason. You need to plan to measure an impact that is unexpected.

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