The Building Blocks of Web Design

Web design is a very prevalent entity in this generation. It’s a relatively new entity, as the internet has only been around for about 25 years. It’s amazing how far the internet has come in those 25 years, and it’s amazing to look at how dependent our world is on web design in itself.

Everything on the internet is a product of web design. As a frame is essential in the building of a barn, web design is the frame for everything seen on the World Wide Web. Let’s take a look at the building blocks of web design. From these building blocks, an entire universe is formed, and without them, the world as we know it today, wouldn’t exist.

Your desire for learning the building blocks of web design obviously affects how in depth you research the topic. For today, the building blocks are going to be the essentials needed for a person who is starting a business, who knows they need to have an online presence.

You don’t necessarily need to stress out trying to learn about the complex way the web works, you just need to know how to get to your final destination using technologies that already exist.

Build a Compatible Website

In the building of a webpage, you need to make sure that your site is compatible with multiple devices. People no longer only use computers. In fact, people use computers a lot less now days. They are completely dependable on iPhones, Tablets and other technologies that can be used in place of a standard computer.

If you want to appeal to customers today, you need to use responsive web design to build your site. RWD allows your site to adjust to the various dimensions of different devices. To learn more, do some more research on responsive web design.

Learn the Most Valuable Language

There are 6,500 languages spoken in the world today. How do you go about selecting which one you’re going to learn about? The answer is simple. Which one will be of most use to you? The same principal applies to web design. There are many different nuances in the manual of  building a website. You just need to learn the 2 most important ones. HTML5 and CSS3.

HTML builds the barn, as discussed above, and CSS3 makes the barn unique. If you learn these two aspects of web design, you’ll be that much closer to giving your business the online presence it needs.

The two tips above will help any ameture become better versed in the world of web design. In addition to this, you will want to know what a Content Management System is and why it is also valuable to you. Once you master these three building blocks of web design, you will have all you need to build a function website for your business. If need more information, continue your research or hire a professional. It’s all your prerogative, but you don’t need to know everything to know enough. Happy building.

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I am freelance web designer and developer with a passion for interaction design. I love communication, creativity, technology and everything in between.

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