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Psd to wordpress conversion process

Wordpress has established itself as a successful content management system owing to its user-friendliness and mammoth community support. PSD to Wordpress conversion is an important step in ensuring that a professional and elegant site is delivered. This presentation explains a step-by-step approach taken by a Wordpress development company to carryout hand coded pixel-perfect psd to wordpress conversion.

Designing Express offers professional wordpress development services and assis its world-wide clientele in developing professional & elegant wordpress sites.

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Psd to wordpress conversion process

  1. 1. PSD to WordpressConversionProcess
  2. 2. In all the projects of website development PSD to HTML conversion is anindispensible activity of the development process, to ensure that the web pages aresupported consistently across all the browsers. As you are aware of the fact thatWordPress is a popular content management system (CMS) and known world-widefor its powerful functionality and user-friendly management. Though you’d getplethora of free and pre-fabricated premium templates for WordPress but they do notnecessary correlates to the brand identity of the business. Therefore, businessesprefer to create their own unique designs and then take advantage of PSD toWordPress conversion as it gives them an ability to showcase their brandvision, uniqueness, and a fully be-spoke website. In the conversionprocess, WordPress website developers takes into account your business domainand your key strengths thereby, targeting at the right audience for your business.
  3. 3. First and the foremost thing is to examinethe complete PSD file in order to figure outthe complexity and the effort required inconversion. This planning phase is animportant process as it lays the foundationfor Wordpress PSD theme conversion.PSD File Analysis
  4. 4. Slicing of ImagesThe next step in the PSD to Wordpress conversion process is theslicing of PSD image. Slicing simply means cutting of an image fileinto multiple files each having different components of the completedesign. Within this process, the image is sliced into different sectionssuch as the header, body, navigation, footer division, header etc.Each of these elements is saved as a separate image in differentlayer as the whole design is not coded in a single image. Since, eachcomponent has their own functionality and use in the final websiteso, the design components need to be separated and codedaccordingly. The success mark of this step is to reach a pixel perfectconversion where the web page matches the PSD file pixel-by-pixel.The wordpress developer usually performs this process using animage editing software like Photoshop or equivalent and the slicedPSD file then saved as GIF, JPEG, Bitmap, etc.
  5. 5. PSD to HTML ConversionIt is the next most important step in thePSD to WordPress theme conversionprocess and it follows immediately after theslicing. By nature PSD files are notcompatible with web browsers andtherefore we have to convert it into markuplanguage like HTML/CSS that makes PSDdesign compatible on the internet. Thewordpress developer now undertakes themanual PSD conversion into W3Cvalidated HTML/XHTML.oo
  6. 6. PSD to CSS ConversionWe now move to the next step in the conversionprocess and that is to convert to CSS from PSD.Cascading Style Sheet or better known as CSScontrols the formatting and the presentation of thetheme and provides separation of content of the sitefrom the design elements, includinglayout, fonts, colors etc. This separation proves to bebeneficial as it allows complete control over entirewordpress site from a single CSS and therebyachieving lighter weight website, serving visitors witha nice experience. Moreover, CSS allows the websiteto have higher percentage of content thanprogramming code and being a clean codingtechnique, ensure easy crawling of content by varioussearch engine crawlers.
  7. 7. HTML/CSS Integration to WordpressWe finally reach to the last step in PSD toWordPress conversion process that is tobe performed by your wordpressdevelopment company . Here theprocessed HTML and CSS elements areintegrated into the WordPress and youfinally have a pixel-perfect website for yourbusiness.
  8. 8. www.DesigningExpress.comsales@designingexpress.comdesigningexpress"Passionate People, Innovative Solutions"Designing Express is a professional company for Wordpress development in India.
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    Apr. 24, 2013

Wordpress has established itself as a successful content management system owing to its user-friendliness and mammoth community support. PSD to Wordpress conversion is an important step in ensuring that a professional and elegant site is delivered. This presentation explains a step-by-step approach taken by a Wordpress development company to carryout hand coded pixel-perfect psd to wordpress conversion. Designing Express offers professional wordpress development services and assis its world-wide clientele in developing professional & elegant wordpress sites.

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