Key Features of a Good Web Design


October 19, 2012 , ,

Good web designIrrespective of the size of the companies, websites have become an indispensable aspect of all the companies as any other way of showcasing the products and services offered will come second best to it. The internet is the most preferred choice when companies are looking for increasing the visibility of the brand. A  great design will not only ensure that the visitors are attracted to it but also make them pay repeated visits.

Availing a good website is not at all a difficult thing to do. There are numerous companies, big and small, offering web designing services. However, people at times try to go by their web designing works themselves. But there are certain risks involved in getting your website developed by individuals who do not have that much technical knowledge and experience.

Choosing a cost-effective way of developing your website may save you a considerable amount of money, but it is highly possible that you do not get your desired results. Such a website will be of inferior quality and will fail to draw the attention of your target audience.

So, if you are planning to get a website designed for your company, it is best if you seek the services of a professional web designer or a web designing company. Provided below, are some of the essential features of a well-designed website.

Features of a Good Web Design

Content- The content is a website’s soul. So it is obvious that you should pay some extra attention in order to make the content a real good one. Each page should have fresh content and the relation between the website’s theme and the content should be prominent. This will enable you to attract customers.

Template- The template chosen by you should match your company’s profile. It will be wise if you do not use those free templates which are available on the other websites. These templates are repeated by several websites; therefore, you will not be able to create a separate identity for your company.

Internal Navigation- There should be proper interweaving on your website. The internal pages should be reached from the index page within a maximum of three clicks.

Title and Meta Tag- Every page of your site should be accompanied by a title. The presence of appropriate Meta tags for supporting it is also necessary. This will ensure that your site gets the best ranking in the leading search engines.

Search Box– Availability of a search box on your website is always a plus point. It will be immensely helpful for your customers when they will be trying to find some necessary information on your website.

Broken Links- The active links in your site should be cross-checked. Your customers will certainly not like to see broken links and therefore, there will be a negative impact on the rankings.

A properly designed website is always a company’s asset. So, if you are thinking of creating a new website or revamping your existing one, it is advisable that you keep in mind the qualities that have been mentioned above.

Author’s Bio:

Olivia Desouza has vast experience of writing articles for the website web design Leeds. In this article, she has discussed the features of a good web design Leeds Company.

0 thoughts on “Key Features of a Good Web Design”
    1. Yes you are quite right since web designing and development are flourish day by day but both template and internal navigation have much importance the same way as you stated above.

  1. I think Themes and templates are responsible for a low quality website.It also make first impression on visitors and can be a measure cause of decrease of bounce rate.
    All the views are respectable here.

  2. It’s all well and good a website looking pretty, but in my opinion a website’s primary agenda should be to communicate simply and effectively what the website is about and what its main USPs are. This will lead to more conversions and a lower bounce rate.

  3. Navigation plays a vital role in every website design as people when like your site look for other pages in your site and if they find it hard to see from where to lead on other pages they gets annoyed.So the website should be simple enough visibly and informative enough to make things work.

  4. Wonderful post! Well yes, a well designed website are really effective to attract visitors and thereby they will come back again, because they’ll find website design likable and attractive. And you have mentioned pretty good web design features, especially a good navigation is very important, as it helps the visitors to find the content more easily. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  5. Some of the best tips for dummies as well as for the experienced ones for designing website thanks for the share keep us updated

  6. Most important feature of web design that many designers just don’t seem to grasp is usability. Designing something unique is becoming more and more difficult with thousands of new websites popping up every day and hundreds of millions of existing ones. Making sure users can navigate your site easily is in my opinion more important that the colors you use.

  7. It is very important to have an attractive and interesting web design on your website. You want to make sure that once a searcher has reached your website that you keep their attention and entice them to continue looking and reading through it until they have found what they are looking for.

  8. A good web design speaks volumes about the website. These are great pointers about the web design of an efficient website. The content is always the king, therefore companies should make sure that they provide a relevant set of information in the web page. Thanks for sharing these helpful pointers.

  9. Hi Olivia,
    These days, most website owners, even well-established companies, rely on the platform used by many bloggers such as WordPress. They then just customize the style using paid themes and then customize it further from there. Probably the beauty of this is that they don’t need to hire a dedicated team for managing their website. Should they need anything business-related particulars for their website, they can just purchase and install plugins.

  10. Thanks for these good tips for web design. Other good points to add are:
    1) Simple and clear navigation
    2) User must know where he is
    3) Avoid sounds and music in web design

  11. Although you have made some good point but I believe that the list doesn’t stop here there are many more features that one should consider while designing a website, mostly involving user experience!
    One of the major ones I belive is, always remember that you are creating your website for the online presence and for linking with the users/customers so you need to think twice for taking any step while designing a website because you have to make your first impression.

    For this I think that your website should have good appearance, user-friendliness, professionalism and easy functionality so that the users will willing to visit your website.

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