Web Design

What is Information architecture and why it matters?

September 10, 2015 - 16:15

Information Architecture or IA, can be defined as the science of labelling websites, organizing online communities and intranets that promotes findability and usability. Information Architecture strives to bring the principles of architecture and design onto the digital background and can be described as the basic design of shared information environments.

Why does Google recommend HTML5 over Adobe Flash?

September 08, 2015 - 10:27

Adobe flash is a multimedia platform used for creating browser games, mobile applications, animated contents on blogs or websites and mobile games. It provides a magnificent graphical experience by using efficient algorithms. Visuals can be made more effective with built-in visual effects, which results in creative and smarter presentation of flash application.

How to make money from your website through advertising?

A website or blog requires a good deal of time and effort to attract quality traffic. Now, what if your website gets a good amount of traffic, but generates no money? Placing advertisements on the site would be the key to success. Undoubtedly, selling advertising space on your site can be a wonderful way to earn money, particularly if you are a blogger or a small business entrepreneur. However, it's not as easy as you might think, and requires tremendous effort to set up.

What is an interactive website and how does it benefit the user?

Technology is rapidly revolutionizing the modern business scenario and every organization - small, medium-sized, or large – needs an attractive, informative and engaging website that can offer it maximum visibility. Needless to say, capturing and retaining the attention of users is an absolute challenge. The simple truth is that users get easily fed up if they are bombarded with an overdose of information and a confusing mish mash of images. In this context, an interactive website is the best way to provide a meaningful and engaging user experience.

Information architecture: why is it important and what are the best practices that need to be followed?

April 29, 2015 - 17:03

Information architecture (IA) refers to the practice of categorizing, organizing, and labelling websites to enhance usability and findability. It simply means a logical structuring of content and information that creates sense for the audiences. The labelling should be clear, concise, and suitably descriptive. Finally, the goal is to create usable and easily findable content structures from complicated sets of information.

What is a responsive website?

February 13, 2015 - 14:19

Are you familiar with responsive Web design? If not, then it's high time you get exposed to it. If your business is not utilizing responsive web design to your advantage or planning to go for it any time soon, your business is surely at risk. However, what exactly is responsive design?

Why is proportion important in UI?

May 16, 2014 - 18:08

You have heard the word proportion in Architecture. If you want to call a Architecture classical, the key concept should be proportion, i.e, correlation of one element to another. Same in the case of UI. User Interface(UI) acts as a medium of interaction between the User and the Web.

Tips for creating wireframes with OpenOffice Calc

OpenOffice Calc is surprisingly an excellent tool for creating wireframes. Wireframes can be created very easily in OpenOffice Calc using the standard shapes available from the drawing toolbar and also by merging cells in the sheet. Each sheet can be used to define a single wireframe and then a single spreadsheet document can contain all the wireframes for a given project. OpenOffice Calc also allows you to export the full set of wireframes as a pdf document with one page corresponding to each sheet in the document. Here are some tips to create good wireframes using OpenOffice Calc.