02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 1 Top Web Design Mistakes Week 2
01/13/09 Top Web Mistakes 2 Graphics Too Many Graphics Load slowly. Visitors lose patience SOLUTION: Save for web / optimize Reduce the size of graphics.
01/13/09 Top Web Mistakes 3 Wordy Pages Why omit needless words Reduces the noise level of the page Makes the useful information more prominent Makes the pages shorter How to omit needless words? Two rules to follow Happy talk must die Instructions must die
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 4 Color: Bad Color Coordination Avoid using dark text on a darkbackground. Use dark text on a light background Use colors that blend well together
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 5 Are your testing audience’s eyes?
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 6 See improvement?
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 7 Long Scrolling Scroll horizontally or vertically to view the whole web page. Create the width of your web page to fit on one screen to avoid horizontalscrolling, and have a maximum of 3 pages to be scrolled vertically.
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 8 You have to scroll right and down to see all the content
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 9 Meta Tags Missing Without optimizing your web page with a description or keywords, people can’t find you on the search engines. Research key words or phrases relevant to your sitecontent. Include them in your title, description and web site copy.
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 10 Poor Navigation Visitors can’t easily find the information: broken links, error pages, too many moving objects (animations, flash, scrolling text, marquees) Keep your navigation simple, createsimple links on all web pages, create simple and clean interface
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 11 Do you know instantly how to navigate?
01/13/09 Top Web Mistakes 12 Layout and Design How to Create an aesthetically pleasingdesign Keep enough white space between your text and images by using margins. Don’t overlap text and images Avoid capitalizing all text Use font type such as Arial or Verdana
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 13 How do you like this layout?
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 14 What is the difference?
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 15 How about this one?
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 16 Frames Avoid Using Frames frames don’t allow bookmarking the page or return to it and sometimes the URLS stop working. http://www.angelfire.com/super/badwebs/
02/02/2010 Top Web Mistakes 17 Orphan Pages Some page where the visitor has no idea how it fits in with the overall structure of your web site. You should always have a link to thehomepage, so visitors know where they are on your web site.