Sunday, September 19, 2010

How Good is Your Website?

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," it is said.

So can beauty in website design be measured? Not if we are talking about the value of the website to one person or a small group of individuals. Only the Smiths are interested in the Smith's family reunion. Still, if the website is intended for mass appeal, then its popularity and its beauty can be measured by metrics.

There are design elements and then there are stats.To learn what a website should be in terms of search go to Smashing Magazine annual article on the top ten designer tips about everything but design. Read the article and see what is meant.

Smashing Magazine did the article in 2007, and then updated it in 2008, and 2009 on the top ten designer tips for websites. It is a good read for the newly initiated, and a good review for those who think they know it all.

First, get your site score from Nibbler - 30,000 websites tested and growing.

There are more hints, just go to Smashing Magazine and read on.

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