Everybody wants to become a successful professional web designer but only few become successful.
What they do to become successful?
There is no secret at all. This is just a continuous learning without stop. There may be some chances when you become fail one, two, and three times but you need not to stop. Meeting difficulties, overcoming different issues and mastering lots of things related to web design will make you a successful web designer.
Today we are going to share top 21 web design tips that will help you to become a successful web designer.
1) Practice Makes Perfect:
2) Keep the Designs Simple:
Keep the web designs as simple as you can. In your web designing course, you may have learnt so many graphics software like Photoshop, Corel etc. Add simple graphics that suit to your website and can lure readers.
3) Keep the Website Graphics Small:
Small means not too small, it should be moderate so that your readers are able to see the image clearly.
4) Get the attention of Readers with Communicative Graphics:
It is always advisable and essential to use communicative graphics but using too many graphics at website is completely at risk.
5) Make your own Clip-art:
To make your website attractive, you need perfect graphics but sometimes you don’t get anything good for your website. Create your own graphics with Photoshop or any other tool you like most.
6) Use a Standardized Theme:
Don’t use different styles for different web pages. Keep a consistent and standardized theme for your website, so that your visitors don’t get confused every time while navigating to your website.
7) Incorporate a Responsive Design:
Responsive designs are most popular today and easy to learn. You can learn with the help of these responsive design books and incorporate best responsive theme to your website.
8) Use Simple and Easy Navigation:
To simplify the navigation, keep your internal and external navigation links open and quickly visible to your readers.
9) Search Engine Optimization:
There are many tips available over the internet. We can’t discuss in detail but you need to look into basics of Title, Meta tags and best keywords.
10) Browser Compatibility:
Make your website compatible to almost all the web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, etc.
11) Website should be Easy to Read:
Keep your website text eye-catching, if it is not properly placed, your visitors will leave your website. Always keep the character spacing up to an optimum level for better readability.
12) Be a Follower but don’t Copy to Others:
Follow the top web designers and learn from them as much as you can. This will help you to get inspired and become a successful web developer. Don’t copy others article, just learn from them only.
13) To become Professional Designer, Blend with other Designers:
Whether you are a newbie or experienced designer, you should always communicate with other designers too. Never hesitate to ask with fellow designers for web design tips and tricks, they will definitely help you.
14) Get Freebies and Use them:
There is plenty of free stuff available to download over the internet. You can get customized plugins and use it to your website.
15) Create Passion to your Design:
Create passion to your design and become successful in your career. Practice, Practice and Practice because practice makes perfect. Never give up.
16) Don’t make fun of Beginner Designers:
If you are a professional designer and developer, never ever make fun of newbie designers. Help newbie designers to grow them. Newbie designers should stay cool and just learn to be a good designer.
17) Be professional about your Work & Believe in Yourself:
This is really important to believe in yourself. Without this, you can’t get motivated to become a successful profession designer. Do it with simplicity.
18) Be Trendy & Respect Copyrights:
In order to become successful you need to be trendy, always write new and trendy articles for your website. This will help to engage your readers.
If you want to be a professional, you should definitely think about your image. Respect copyrights of others and give proper credits to the authors or use photos in a way so that you don’t violate any copyrights. If you are not sure about the license of a photo, you should better to avoid using it.
19) Publish Quality Content Frequently:
As you know “Content is King”, having awesome graphics at your website will not help you to get loyal readers, so write and publish quality content frequently for your website. Don’t copy others article. Write short but effective content.
20) Update Website as per user Opinions:
Even if your website looks awesome and has the best graphics, it may be a turn off for the users on account of its operability. Modify your website according to the feedback of your readers.
21) Follow the web design Standards:
Follow the web design standards to make an awesome website.
I hope these top 21 web design tips for beginners will help you to become successful in Web Design.