Pre-Web Design Checklist: 7 Things to Do Before Creating a New Website
Web Design

Establish the aim of your website

Is the aim of your website to inform people that your business exists and encourage them to get in touch?

Is it to sell any products online? or showcase your work?

Having a clear focus will help you as well as your online visitors

Research, research and more research

Have a look at other websites

Identify those you like the style and take notes

Know your target market

Make sure you clarify this early on as it will affect your design, theme, content, and usability and search engine optimization.

Choose your domain wisely

Pick something short, easy to remember and reflects the nature of your business.

Decide on a design and layout

Having done your research you’ll hopefully already have an inkling of the design and style you want to go for.

Try and create a mood board with screen grabs from sites you like.

For the layout try and sketch it out with drawings and ideas to see how your ideas come together.

Plan and create your pages and content

What is that you would like to tell your visitors.

What’s going to get them excited about your work and keep them on your website?

Don’t rush in with the long, rambling text. Keep copies relevant and concise to hold visitors’ attention.

Get your images ready

Get any images you want to use and prepper and lined up

It will save you a lot of time when it comes to pulling your pages together.

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