Chapter 5. designing for the web

designing for the web

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  1. Designing for the user

  2. 10 ways to make your site more usable

  3. Why you should follow web conventions

  4. Choosing software for web design

  5. Designing for different systems

  6. 8 tricks to designing for speed

Everyone loves design. Perhaps because we’re visual creatures, perhaps because design is seen as “fun,” or perhaps because design is easier to understand, than, say, engineering—everyone has opinions on how a site should look and feel.

But people often underestimate what goes into site design. Like beauty, design is more than skin deep. A site’s design begins with its structure and functionality—and only ends with ...

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