For beginners the web development may be seemed too much complicated and even horrible. But in the reality this field is not more difficult than philosophy or economy. It just has more unfamiliar terms and features which you did not hear before. So we collected for you 5 tips from professional web developers in order for you do not feel so disoriented and to start work right now!
1. Begin studying the basics
For a start you need to learn the basic programming languages HTML and CSS. And it is much easier than you think. Nowadays, a lot of good video courses have appeared with perfect explanations of all the skills related to HTML and CSS. From this step you will be more involved in the web development sphere, it will be possible to communicate with other developers, to think about your future website and how it will look like.
2. Learn how to work with images
Knowledge of the Photoshop and similar professional editors will be a serious bonus in the web development of your resource. A good website necessarily includes high-quality and interesting graphics. Learn how to find and edit inspirational images. As in the case of programming languages there are a lot of interesting and accessible video lessons. Learn how to optimize the graphic elements of the website and there will be more opportunities for your development success.
3. Use only readable fonts
Try to use only fonts that will be pleasing to the eye. Do not use fanciful fonts and various serif fonts, because it takes a lot of time and effort to read them. If you use direct fonts it will not make an additional strain on the eyes. All information will be perceived without a tension. The main thing is that the user will focus on the content than on parsing the font.
4. Check the validity of external and internal links
When you learned programming languages, Photoshop, design, fonts and navigation it is time for more difficult tasks. When you created the website do not rush to publish it on the Internet. First, you need to test it, check the performance of individual elements, all external and internal links. The health of all links is an important attribute. If any link does not work the visitor will not get to the right page and all your work was done in vain.
5. Website security
If you don’t want your website to be hacked think about its security all the time. Don’t put third party plugins from untrusted sources. They can lead to malicious code. Also your website can be vulnerable if you host with bad websites. Be ready to work carefully with links and plugins, so your website will be protected from any problems.
- Work out and reflect on the paper the future structure of the website
- Think in advance about the content of the website.
- Make sure that the pages can be viewed by multiple types of browsers.
- Use tools that save your time.