Last month, I took a look at how you can plan your website to be available to the broadest audience possible. By separating what you really need your website to do from what would be nice to have, you should have identified the core functions of your website. Now that you’ve done that, what steps […]
Does your website work for the broadest possible audience? For example, for folks with varying abilities, reading and seeing a website or using a mouse may be difficult—if not impossible—activities. What happens if someone can’t use your website? They’ll simply move on to another that meets their needs. How can you be sure that your website […]
When planning a new website, it can be exciting to think about how it will look when it’s done—colors, fonts, textures, graphics. You can create a whole mood on your website that’s elegant and sophisticated to rustic and country to childlike and fun. However, no matter how hard you may work to make the most […]
Of course you do. Rather, the question should be, “Does your website have standards?” Believe it or not, most websites on the web today don’t! So what is standards compliance for websites?
If you’ve been in business long enough, you’ve probably seen fresh, shiny new websites and thought, “I wish mine looked like that!” You may be tempted to spring for a new website just because you’ve seen something else you like better, or you’re tired of your current design. However, you may be wasting your hard-earned […]
Have you ever had the misfortune of having a finished website and proudly showing it off to your family and friends who are at their own computers, only to have someone call you and ask, “Why is there a big blank space on the right?”