Web design

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Example of how a web designer might start building a web page

Web design is a profession where a person designs a web page or a web site. The web page can have graphics, music, animations, and many other things on it. Some web design is done for businesses, and some is done for individual people. Some web designs are used a lot and have standard templates that are free for people to use.

The creation of websites and pages for an original product, data, and user-friendliness is referred to as web design. If you're creating a website, a mobile app, or updating material on a web page, appearance and design are essential components. You can apply for jobs where your creativity can assist a company better its brand, message, and bottom line by improving your web design skills.

The two most popular web design methods are adaptable and responsive. With responsive design, the layout of the website is designed around standard screen sizes.

According to the size of the screen, content is dynamically shifted in responsive design. Based on the needs and objectives of their customer or company, web designers utilize different parts of the overall web design process to implement these design strategies.

People who design web pages are called web designers. Web designers use HTML or Dynamic HTML (DHTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript, and many other technologies to make their pages.[1] Web designers can make their pages on the Internet using website building software, or offline on their computer. Web designers in the United States of America can earn between $31,650 and $69,510 a year, with a median salary of $46,327.[2]

Web design includes layouts, colors, graphics, fonts, and content.

The design of your website can either make or break the business you're trying to deliver. It really makes a difference how your target audience sees your business or organization and potentially turns them into your customers. When a company has a well-designed website, it's easier to get more customer conversions. This is because a well-designed website uses its features to lead consumers directly to what they need without distraction. So its very important to have a well-designed website in this Digital era.

There are several types of web designs, including:

  1. Responsive Design: A design approach that allows a website to adjust to different screen sizes and devices, ensuring a consistent user experience across all platforms.
  2. Flat Design: A minimalist design style that emphasizes simplicity, typography, and bright colors.
  3. Material Design: A design language created by Google that combines flat design with the use of depth, shadows, and responsive animations.
  4. Minimalist Design: A design style that emphasizes simplicity and minimalism, with a focus on whitespace, typography, and high-quality imagery.
  5. Typography-Driven Design: A design approach that emphasizes typography as the main visual element, with minimal use of other design elements.
  6. Single-Page Design: A design style that features all content on a single page, with navigation that allows users to jump to different sections of the page.
  7. Parallax Design: A design approach that creates a 3D effect by using different layers of images that move at different speeds as the user scrolls.
  8. Grid Layout Design: A design approach that uses a grid-based layout to organize content, with a focus on alignment, symmetry, and hierarchy.

These different types of web designs can be combined or adapted to create unique and effective websites that meet the needs of the target audience.[3]

A website is nothing but a bunch of web pages, which are made up of web pages with the help of a web designing process. Designing a web page is of great importance, as it forms the base for a website. It serves as a foundation on which the other pages of a website rest.

It is carried out by web designers and developers. which is based on a set of coding languages and concepts. These coding languages and concepts are known as the languages of web designing and the terminologies are known as the web designing terminologies.

References[change | change source]

  1. Nick Heinle; Bill Peña, Designing with Javascript: Creating Dynamic Web Pages (Beijing: O'Reilly, 2002), p. 139
  2. Walsch, Liam. "Average Web Designer Salary Per Year Worldwide". WPINDIGO. Archived from the original on 2021-04-17.
  3. Sajid, Md (2022-11-22). "web design". ngo partner.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)