6.5 Web Design

Because a home page is the default first page a user sees when the user visits a website, it’s the web developer’s first—and possibly only—opportunity to make a good impression on users. So try to get it right, or your users might leave and never come back. In this section, you will learn a few tips on how to make a good first impression. These tips are part of a software area known as web design, which is comprised of these subareas: user interface design, user experience design, graphic design, and search engine optimization. Sorry, explaining all that is beyond the scope of this book. But we do explain some of it—we scratch the surface on user interface design and user experience design. That’s a surface that needs to be ...

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