3 Rules of Website Designing and Layout

Written by Purva Mewar

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content is two parts. One, keepingrepparttar visitors in mind andrepparttar 141281 other keepingrepparttar 141282 spiders. Visitor needs emotional convincing andrepparttar 141283 spider - logical. Meta tags and keywords are what will come in handy with Spiders, visitors can be reached across better if we can help them identify and relate to our message or proposal in a more emotional manner. He will not buy from your site because you have designed you site in java or your because he found your core key-phrase inrepparttar 141284 anchor tag! He will have to be aspired... thus, content isrepparttar 141285 soul of site and you will have to keep it ticking...

Navigation: Let your site be very easy to navigate. A closely weaved theme, and therefore a well presented index will helprepparttar 141286 visitor to gain focus and  think in a certain direction.  A SITE MAP IS A MUST. Allrepparttar 141287 pages, as you keep adding them to your site should find a place onrepparttar 141288 site map. Spider should be able to reach all your pages thru site map. Another important thing to keep in mind is try to connect each link page from one other station besides sitemap. Connect your internal pages with each other according to their theme. No orphan pages. No broken links...

The author is Purva Mewar webmaster of two Work at Home Business websites,www.yesearnfromhome.com and www.work-at-home-earn-extra-income.com

Why Use a Web Design Template?

Written by Julia Jackson

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Don’t assume that every last thing withinrepparttar template can be changed, easily. Of course anything can be changed if you have graphics knowledge, but forrepparttar 141219 novice, if you’re unsure whether a particular graphic used can be easily replaced by your own image, askrepparttar 141220 template designer! This is why it is best to choose a template store whererepparttar 141221 template designer provides personal support for his / her designs.

Sometimes one or more elements ofrepparttar 141222 template design are intrinsic parts ofrepparttar 141223 template, and cannot just be “swapped out” without technical knowledge. Good, professional template designers will offer a customization service to perform this kind of function for you.

What a template is – and isn’t

The website template you have chosen is a look-and-feel for your site. Some high-end templates have database back-ends and so on built in, but straightforward website templates are generally a “shell” for your website. Addingrepparttar 141224 content which is specific to your website, and “making it your own”, involves editingrepparttar 141225 template. Fortunately, these days html / web editors are very easy to use, but be aware that you will need to do add content torepparttar 141226 template to make into your website.

You will want to add your own text, set your meta tags (keywords and description), and possibly insert some product images into your product listing pages (if applicable).

Notrepparttar 141227 only one!

Most website templates are sold more than once – which technically means that you won’t haverepparttar 141228 only website onrepparttar 141229 Internet that looks like yours. However, don’t consider this a problem – with Google having over 8 billion sites (May 2005) in its inde,repparttar 141230 chances of someone seeing another site that looks like yours are tiny. However, if you need a copyrighted design, askrepparttar 141231 template designer about buyingrepparttar 141232 template for exclusive use. This will increaserepparttar 141233 price though, and also depends onrepparttar 141234 template not having been sold before.

Web site templates are a cost-effective way to produce an attractive, professional website at a fraction ofrepparttar 141235 cost of hiring your own web designer.

Julia Jackson is the owner of Xenon Web Services, with ten years experience in Internet development. She specialises in website and database design, and manages an online website templates store.

http://websitetemplates.co.za http://web-site-templates.info

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