What follows are my top 10 web design tips from me (a professional web developer – amongst other things).
A quick synopsis of my web design process
A quick synopsis of my process is to the the UX design, or wireframes in Balsamiq, and get the structure, navigation and content agreed with the content. Then I move on to the graphics, fonts and colour scheme, for which I use Sketch. I will either build the site from scratch – if the client wants a static site, or I will build it in WordPress if the client wants a content management system, and/or blogging tool. Alternatively for eCommerce, I will tend to build on the Shopify platform.
For building from scratch, I usually base the build on Foundation (see below), and for building the site in WordPress I will use Elegant Themes Divi theme, which is a great way of constructing a responsive site in WordPress, that is very close to the original UI design in Sketch.
Top 10 web design tips
Here is a summary of the above web design tips and some others too:
8) For building with a content management system (CMS) – For this I use WordPress for my content management system, and with WordPress installs, I use Elegant Themes Divi – THE best way to build sites! – https://goo.gl/xo7Pv8 ($89 / year) #webdesign #tips
Please share – and it would be lovely to hear others feedback about these tools.