Select and stick to a colorscheme Ifyour club, organization, or class has a logo or preferred colors, that’s a good start Or choose two or three complementary colors Don’t change colors on every page
Most Common Color Schemes- Red, yellow and white - Blue and white - Red, grey and white - Blue, orange and white - Yellow, grey and white If you’re not sure, surf the internet and find a website that you like
Use templates Templates are part of your web design software They make web design easy and fun!
Make Navigation Easy One of the most important issues Ensure your visitors can find what they are looking for easily Display navigation bar on the left or at the top
Don’t go overboard on specialeffects OK to have one or two special effects Too many can distract your visitor from the content May take too long to download
Backgrounds Ensure your visitors can read the text on the background No black writing on dark blue background No yellow on white Becareful links are visible before and after being visited
External Links Open links to other websites in a new window Visitors can easily return to your site
Content is King It’s important your website looks clean and professional BUT useful and unique content is far more important