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5 Avoidable Mistakes Of Web Design

5 Avoidable Mistakes of Web Design

Mobile devices seem to be the major source of web traffic for some company’s website. In other words, if your company’s website is not mobile compliant, you are going to lose a large proportion of your target audience. Studies have revealed that 60% of visitors who had had a poor mobile experience with your website never return to it.

Certainly, there is no doubt that a responsive website is very important to the building of your company in the end.

1. Cluttering your Website

Beclouding your website with extra images and videos that are not adding value to your web is a major reason why people will find your site uninteresting. Subsequently, this will lead to bounce rates and search engines degrading during indexing. Data and time means a lot to all the users. Websites that is stuffed with irrelevant videos and images is as good as being the kind that is hardly loading. They render bad user-experience for their clients who would hardly like to make a revisit next time.

2. Use of Device Size as Breakpoints

Android users have grown in numerical strength over the years. A recent study reveals that the number of users have reached 2 billion plus. This means that a large number of viewers are surfing websites through multiple screens. You should let your designers create your website for the smallest screens before enlarging it gradually.

3. Failure in Gesture Designing

Absence of gesture designing lowers the value of a website. This is one of the mistakes of designers. Advancement of technologies has encouraged the uses of gesture navigation in designing websites. Some designers even fail to leave a space of 25 pixels between objects, which would take care of misdeeds as regards to interfacing.

4. Hiding Certain Contents

Instead of instructing your designer to hide certain contents while your website is being created, you should do otherwise. Hidden contents invariably slow down the loading speed of a website. Creating a clean layout promotes faster page reloads.

5. Not Taking File Sizes into Account

In as much as enhanced website attracts more value, there seem to be a lurking danger. Do not be ignorant of the fact that when websites are over laden with the big sized files, it reduces the loading speed of the web. Subsequently, it increases the bounce ate of viewers as the website takes more than 1.5 seconds to load It is recommended that appropriate tools such as Compress JPG or Tiny PNG, should be used to optimize and reduce the images in your website.


Following some of the tips as written in this article, one can avoid the mistakes that is being done while creating your website. You can outsource for competent designers who have the capacities to creating a responsive, accessible and an enjoyable website for your consumers.

Daven Michaels is a New York Times Best Selling Author and CEO of premiere global outsourcing company, 123Employee. The company employs hundreds of young bright individuals on three continents. His International event, Beyond Marketing Live! Inspires entrepreneurs to build & grow their business with revolutionary new theories and systems allowing them to design the business and personal lifestyle of their dreams.

One Response to “5 Avoidable Mistakes Of Web Design”

  1. Barry Carlin says:

    I want to to thank you for this very good read!! I certainly loved every little bit of it. I have got you saved as a favorite to look at new things you post…

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