Web Design, Basic Guide for Beginners

Web design is a term often used to describe how the contents of a website or site. The purpose of web design is to create a website that includes a collection of online content including documents and applications residing on a web server. Alternatively, a website is a collection of text, images, sounds and other content, and can be both interactive and static.

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Notice The Current Web Design Trend

Like other types of designs, web design also has its own trend. For example, the current trend is the rampant use of soft textures (subtle). You can get current trend information by paying attention to the design of leading websites, designer portfolio sites such as dribble, or through popular designs in marketplaces such as ThemeForest.

Mature Structure

The problem that often happens is often the designer is too preoccupied with small details such as texture, color, or font. Though the first important thing to think about is planning the site structure. Corporate blogs have different styles of personal blogs.

Focus On Functions

Web designers are not artists. A web designer is a designer who has the task of delivering messages through the site. So, focus on the function of the site rather than on the decorations and knick-knacks site.

Follow The Raw Web Design Structure

You may have noticed that blogs usually have a two-column structure with the sidebar on the right and the logo on the top left. This layout is used by many people because of the simple fact, it works. The research study shows that visitors are already familiar with the sidebar on the right and the blog content on the left. Visitors also naturally know that the top left side contains the identity of the site which if clicked will take it to the front page. If you are designing a blog, then most likely this is the layout you should use.

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Master The Software Used

One thing to understand is that you do not have to master all the technical aspects of web designing. It could be a web designer just clever photoshop without the slightest CSS or otherwise.

You also do not need to question the software used in designing. Some designers choose photoshop and some choose fireworks. Please select the software you like and work hard.

Learn The Basics Of Typography

Web typography is a very important but often overlooked area of detail. Typography plays an important role because it bridges messages from site owners to their visitors.

 Do Not Forget Whitespace

Whitespace is a blank area that gives breathing space for site visitors. Whitespace provides space for visitors to focus on specific areas and also provides a logical structure on the site view. Without whitespace, the site will look too full and confuse visitors.