Some Simple Ideas When Designing Your Website
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Designing your Website
Who are you designing your website for? What should your main thrust be? You
must know that people who visit your website are not going to be too concerned
about your graphics and logo nor are they going to be interested in what color
your background is. Your visitors are going to be interested in two main things:
your page structure and the kind of content you have.
First of all, you must not give in to the temptation of laying out your page
in new and uncharted ways. You want your page to be abundantly clear to the
search engine just where the content is, where the navigation is and where the
headings are. As a rule of thumb, you should put the navigation page first in
your website. You should familiarize yourself with heading tags so that they can
be used for headings and sub-headings.
Be consistent with keywords
You do not want to get into the habit of saturating your website content with
keywords just to try to gain a higher search engine ranking. Search engines are
much wiser than this! You should make your keywords appear in your content where
You will find that, when designing your own website, search engines do read
your text, then you had better stick with HTML. However, feel free to use a mix
more focused. If you want the search engines to follow your navigation links
then you definitely want to use HTML.
Use Meta Tags
Although meta tags seem to be outdated and out of fashion, they can be useful
in one way. The description tag is commonly used to decide exactly what test the
search engines' users see when your site is found in their results. Remember,
you are trying to convince people to click on your website.
Include Alt Tags
If you wish to use a graphic when designing your website, choose the alt text
for it. Graphics are pretty standard when it comes to designing a websites. It
is a good practice to use Alt tags on all your images as your customer will see
the text associated with the image when they hover with their mouse.
Write Great Content
Again, content is the key in designing your own website. It is your job to
make people interested enough to want to link their page to yours.
Your content must be interesting and should be blogger friendly. One of the
best ways to design your website for search engines is to see that your content
really stands out.
You have briefly been shown what is entailed when you go about designing your
own website. Remember, that content should be the most important feature on your
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Article Published/Sorted/Amended on Scopulus 2007-11-09 23:28:38 in Computer Articles