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What is responsive website design and why do I need it?

What is responsive website design and why do I need it?

Responsive website design is a term that has cropped up more and more in recent years but it's a term which not everybody understands.

With browsing on mobile phones and tablets set to overtake that on desktop and laptop computers, and Google using mobile compatibility as a ranking factor, not having a mobile compatible website is quite probably losing you visitors - losing visitors means less customers, and less customers means less income for your business.

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Our approach to e-commerce website design

Our approach to e-commerce website design

E-commerce websites are the same as any other design in how we approach the navigation and layout.

Being able to navigate a website in an easy and obvious manner is critical to the success of any website - it's no good having a beautiful design if nobody can work out how to find what they are looking for.

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What is bespoke website design, and do I need it?

The word 'bespoke' is often used by website designers to describe their work.

According to the UK Oxford Dictionary, bespoke simply means 'made to order' - as such, it can reasonably be used to describe any website design, unless you want one which is an absolutely exact copy of another (unlikely!).

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Creating great website navigation

Creating great website navigation

Being able to navigate around a website and easily find what you are looking for is perhaps the most critical aspect of website design.

It's no good having a super-whizzy looking site if visitors can't work out how they navigate the pages, but design and navigation shouldn't have to work against each other.

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What to look for when choosing a website designer

What to look for when choosing a website designer

Websites can be a highly personal subject - everyone has different ideas on what looks good and what works well, both website visitors and designers alike!

Choosing a company or individual to design a website for you can be a difficult prospect, as the number of people offering website design is growing by the day. It is likely to be a long term relationship, as your website will not stay the same forever, changing and evolving over time.

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