What to write in the text call-to-action on the site?
Practically on any commercial site, whether it be a corporate portal, an online store or a modest site like a “business card”, visitors have a so-called call-to-action - a call…

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Effective website footer design
Developers often overlook that the footer for a site (translation from English footer / basement) is one of its basic elements. It can provide more complete information about the company,…

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What are longreads on sites
The so-called longreads are one of the leading web design trends in 2015, and also, as expected, in 2016. With the help of long reads, sites today do not just…

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Hamburger menu for the site

We continue to discuss the topic of navigation in web projects. After considering examples of breadcrumbs, we decided today to talk about the so-called hamburger menu. There was a time when this element brought freshness and novelty to user interfaces on mobile devices. This icon has become not only an integral part of the top mobile applications, but also began to be actively used in the site header (in adaptive versions and not only). It got to the point that the menu began to appear even where it was completely inappropriate. As a result, criticism fell on the hamburger menu button, and the former favorite turned into the culprit of the disputes.

Let’s understand and discuss why this navigation format has gained such popularity, and does it have worthy rivals these days? The material was written on the basis of this article, thanks to the author for interesting thoughts. We also recommend looking at examples of hamburger menu icons and scripts for its implementation. Continue reading

Split screen

One of the most noticeable trends in website design for 2017 is the split of the screen into two parts. More and more web projects are using a similar layout option, where two vertical panels are located next to each other. Split Screen Design follows a very simple rule: one screen, two messages. Each side includes a separate element: photo, text block or illustration.

Focus on two things
The method is especially suitable for cases when you need to focus someone’s attention on two things at once. Thus, the visitor can instantly choose between them. Continue reading

Golden ratio in website design

A key indicator of web design quality is how natural and easy it is for users to perceive. When creating the visual design of the site, it is important to illustrate the functionality and the informative component of the project, to form its correct perception. The use of classical techniques such as the golden section rule in design helps to solve such problems in an optimal way. We will consider it today.

This principle describes the mathematical proportion, which forms a harmonious, natural relationship of the parts of one whole to each other. It is obtained by dividing the whole into two parts so that the ratio of the first part to the second is the same as the ratio of the whole to the first part.

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AIDA Web Design Advertising Model
AIDA is a popular marketing term for a consumer behavior model that describes the sequence of events that lead to a purchasing decision. Initially, the AIDA model was used only…

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What can reduce conversion on landing pages?
Landing pages are landing pages of a site to which visitors get from search, contextual advertising or other channels. As a rule, landing pages of a site contain an offer…

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Programs used in web-mastering
So what kind of programs do you need? Below I will give specific categories of programs with explanations of why they are needed. Raster graphics processing program one of the…

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Why does minimal design rule
If you want to create a website, then the main rule to follow is not to overdo it. This is not the first year that web designers have been helped…

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