Many people wish to become a website creation pro. However, most do not take the appropriate time to learn the skills it takes to be truly successful; the few that do reap all the benefits. Let this article help you so that you can be one of the few that benefits from learning website design.
When you design a web page, always choose the graphics that are appropriate for your purposes. Bitmap images require a lot of disk space and are unwieldy. For non-photographic images, text buttons, and screen shots, use PNG or GIF. When using photos, make them JPEGs.
Does your site pass the NoScript test? Download and activate the NoScript extension for Firefox and see if your site is still readable. There are some elements (e.g. ordering products) that will not work if there is no script. For this reason, if your website is blank and has no scripts, it will not work.
Smaller pages are better. Many users have slow connections and when a page takes too long, they will quickly loss interest. You will want your users to have a great overall experience.
Add pictures to your site to make it look better Having personal pictures on your site makes your site appear more user friendly. People always like to look at interesting pictures that they have never seen before, and many times will spend hours on your site looking at them.
Utilize the software out there that doesn’t cost you a thing when you are designing your own site. There is a pervasive myth that expensive programs do the job of website development better than the alternatives, but there is plenty of free software that does a great job. Instead, look around for a free product which has the tools you need.
Now that you know what it takes to become a better web designer, you can earn a lot doing it. You can make money making websites, whether it is for other businesses or for your business.