Images for Websites

Images for websites are important, not only for visual impact, conveyance of a message but also the look and feel. Images create a visual first impression. They are an important part of web-design. Ideally, the images for your website should be original, taken onsite, showing your premise, products, or the performance of services. Such as:   Purchased stock photos appear …

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Choosing colours for your website

Colours create moods for your website. ¬†Without the viewers being conscious of it, the colour scheme of a website can communicate certain moods and impression. It is part of good web design to choose a good colour scheme with colours that complement each other. Usually, there are about 5 colours to decide on : Background, text, links, and two others …

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Choosing a Domain Name for Your Website

Your domain name is your website address or URL (Uniform Resource Locator). No two domain names can be the same. The domain name registered belongs to you until it expires. A website can have multiple domain names pointed to the one website. Do you have a brand name or a company name? If you do, you will want to use …

When and Why Should You Redesign Your Website?

The reasons when and why should you redesign your website could be obvious or maybe not. Things change so quickly these days and especially so in the world of technology. Like fashion, website trends change too. What was cool could now becomes so outdated. And, what worked last year may no longer work now. Your website is your shop front …

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The Perfect Web Design Client

I’m lucky I have wonderful clients and I can say a few of them are just perfect. In as much as someone could have a web designer who gives them a hard time, the case could be the other way round also. So, what is the perfect web design client like? He comes prepared. At our first meeting, he briefs …

What plug-ins to install on your website?

A plug-in on a website is a software that is installed to add functionality. It performs a specific function on your website. Some functions of plug-ins can be seen or used on the front-end and others are for the back-end to improve the running of the website. There are thousands of plug-ins for every need. However, you should have only …

What is a Responsive Mobile-Friendly Website?

A website needs to be able to resize itself, responding to mobile devices so that it remains readable, accessible and effective. It is called a responsive website or a mobile-friendly website. All website by Jade WebDesign Art are responsive.

The Anatomy of a Web Page

You might have heard of words such as header, footer, sidebar, breadcrumbs, etc. While these terms are ‘everyday words’ for someone who works on websites, not everybody knows exactly what they are. Here, I’ll break down the various parts that make up a web page and ultimately, a website. Please note that a web page or website may not have …