Web Design comprises of different technologies and skills required in the development of websites. Better web design plays a vital role in the appearance and looks of a Website. However it isn’t a walk in the park. Web Design comprise of different areas like User Interface design and layout including Graphics design.
Web Design is normally used to describe the front end design of a website i.e. how a website will look after it gets developed. Web designers are expected to have an awareness of usability and if their role involves creating mark up then they are also expected to be up to date with web accessibility guidelines.
Technologies used in Web Designing
Web Designers used different types of technologies depending upon the platform on which website is being developed. Numbers of technologies is available for web designing. Generally common technologies used in Web Designing are Bootstrap, CSS, Adobe Photoshop etc.
Skills and Techniques
- Page Layout- Page Layout represents user interface design of Website. For example, a designer may consider whether the site’s page layout should remain consistent on different pages when designing the layout.
- Motion Graphics- The page layout and user interface may also be affected by the use of motion graphics. The choice of whether or not to use motion graphics may depend on the target market for the website. Motion graphics may be expected or at least better received with an entertainment-oriented website. However, a website target audience with a more serious or formal interest (such as business, community, or government) might find animations unnecessary and distracting if only for entertainment or decoration purposes.
- Home page Design- Home Page represents the exact look of Website i.e. after website gets loaded it will direct the website to home page.
- User Experience Design- User understanding of the content of a website often depends on user understanding of how the website works. This is part of the user experience design. User experience is related to layout, clear instructions and labeling on a website. How well a user understands how they can interact on a site may also depend on the interactive design of the site. If a user perceives the usefulness of the website, they are more likely to continue using it.