Web Design and Web Development

Web Design

Web designing is the process of designing the architecture, appearance, and layout of a website. The client’s considerations are the pivotal point for deciding the suitable web design. A good web design is easy to use, visually pleasing, simple, and responsive to ensure that it displays correctly on both desktop and mobile platforms. The web designer is responsible for designing a website which will satisfy the end user’s requirements and keep them engaged.

The current article provides insights into different aspects of web designing and web development.  

Benefits of Professional Web Designing

In today’s digital age, a website is an extremely important awareness creation and promotion tool for any business. A professionally designed website is very important for creating the desired impact on your target audience and converting them into your customers. The key benefits of professional web designing are discussed below:

Improved End-User Experience

The most important benefit of good web designing is it improves the end-user experience. Your websites load faster and takes lesser time for the end-users to navigate through it. If your website loads too slow and is difficult to browse, users will quickly move to other competing websites. It is important to create a lasting first impression among your visitors. Your website should be an immediate reflection of your business. A shabby website will create a very negative view about your business to them and they may never return back.

High Conversion Rates

A well-designed website lowers the bounce rate which contributes towards higher conversion rates. Users are always looking for solutions to their specific queries while browsing the internet and if your website can provide it to them, they will more likely subscribe to it.

Helps in Business Growth

Responsive web designing helps you to grow your business and brands. It will attract more organic traffic and help in business growth. End-users are influenced by visually appealing websites which also provide a smooth browsing experience. They can generate positive word of mouth for the website and direct greater organic traffic to your website. It is estimated that more than half of the total global online traffic comes from mobile devices.  Responsive web design ensures that the websites will be mobile friendly and attract greater traffic as end-users can browse your website on the go and they don’t need a fixed computer for the same.

Lesser Maintenance

Professionally designed websites have fewer technical issues and hence they break down less frequently. This reduces the need for regular maintenance and thus saves time and money for your business.

 

 

Web Development

Web development refers to the process of developing websites and applications which run on a web browser. It mostly deals with the non-design aspect of building websites which includes coding and writing markup.

Coding Languages

Coding is an integral part of web development. Some of the most commonly used coding languages are as follows:

HTML5

HTLM5 is the latest version of the popular HTML language. It is designed to present web content on multiple platforms. This has made it very popular in mobile application development.

JavaScript

JavaScript is perhaps the most popular coding language for web development. More than 90% of the web developers for front-end web development. It is also a powerful language for back-end coding. This allows the developers the flexibility to code both front-end and back-end using JavaScript.

PHP

PHP is a widely used coding language which is easy to learn and scalable. PHP can be used in both object-oriented and function-oriented programming. PHP is a server-side language as it can manage server-side requests and the responses sent by the server and can be used to run queries and manage database.

Python

Python simplifies the coding process and provides intuitive solutions which differentiates it from more complex languages. Python is an extremely versatile coding language is considered one of the best teaching tools for beginners.

Content Management Systems (CMS)

A professional CMS is important for blogging and e-commerce websites. They provide useful shortcuts which make web development easier for beginners. The most widely used CMS are discussed below:

WordPress

WordPress is the most widely used CMS in the world and powers more than 34% of all the websites. It is easy to install and automatically updates while performing the maintenance tasks in the backend. It comes with highly useful plugins to add functionalities to your website. You can use numerous themes to change the visual layout of your website.

Drupal

Drupal is another popular CMS known for its ability to tag, categorize, and organize complex content. Drupal is recommended for more experienced web developers who want to create complex and versatile web pages with heavy data.

Joomla

Joomla is little less user-friendly than WordPress but simpler than Drupal. It is easy to install and can be used for developing moderately advanced websites.

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