Designing a website today is not a simple task. It is crucial to find a unique place for your brand, in a crowded market landscape. A few years back, it was very simple to design and build a website with little efforts. Nowadays, it takes considerable time and thought. It is easy to fall into a trap of designing a website yourself without researching on design guidelines. These guidelines are meant to enhance UI aesthetics, usability and influence. People with such a mindset become hard task masters for web designers. It is really hard to meet their requirements and to collaborate with them. No doubt there are many strategies and technologies for designing a wonderful online presence. Even if you want to do it yourself, some guidance is necessary from web designers.
In order to help business owners to create their own website, web designers have come up with a great solution: templates.
A template is a pre-made website which is 80% complete and needs some personalizing and finishing according to your needs and requirements. Requirements can be of some sort of images, fonts, text, headings etc.
Now the question is: when there are a number of templates available on
Here are some important tips for selecting the right website template for your brand:
1. Decide the category of website
You should be very clear on the industry your business lies in and the target market. On that segregation, there are various do’s and don’ts which can be followed. For example, if you need an eCommerce website, then it should include
2. Choose the template based on your website category
Now based on category decided, selected template must fit the needs of category; it is not just selected on the basis of look and design. Our first preference must be the type of website we need. A right and effective template will work only if it is selected by the mind not just by feelings. Anyone who is selecting the template must have a purpose in mind that the template should be one that originate results and fulfill the user need. It is important to consider the objective in mind and my personal suggestion is to write down user expectations and then start browsing for templates. It must be a careful decision that template meets user requirements and also looks good.
3. Customize web Design template
Almost all website templates require some modifications to make it effective. In these modifications, we can include adding company logo, color and font selection and some sort of adding media items. A most importantly website design must be customized according to speed also. A good website should always performs fast downloading and be search friendly. Also, make sure before selecting the template that
4. Analyze the customer needs
As we stated above that web is full of templates and it is not necessary that all the templates are according to your website. May be all of them are not useful for you or they demand a lot of customization. So if someone is really talented and cares about the online presence then it is necessary to keep in mind the
5. Keep in mind the Design Trend
Author : Priya is a Technical SEO at Hopinfirst, a leading mobile app development company which provide best ios app development and Android app development Services.