There are tons of tutorials available online, this is true. These sites just want to sell you their ebooks and software, though. You are going to find out some really good tips concerning website development.
Frames have not been used on websites since the 90’s. Frames are flawed and they went out of style for a reason. Frame designs make it harder for readers to bookmark your site and scrolling becomes a chore. You can use much simpler methods to allow your users a way to navigate your content.
Always be aware of the size of your webpages and keep them as small as possible. Some Internet users have slow connections, and they will grow impatient with your site. If a user has to wait for each page to download, they may leave your site altogether.
Check your pages for broken links. There is not much that is more frustrating for visitors than to click a link and get an error page. You could check for broken links yourself, or get a program that scans and reports broken links for you.
If the site you are designing is large, make sure to include a search option. Put in a search box in the right-hand corner up on top of the homepage, as this allows the site visitors to type in a single keyword that shows up anywhere on your site. You can get a search bar from Google or FreeFind.
Understand what your purpose is. If you intend to create a blog, know about your subject before you write about it. Providing bad information will only lose you readers. It is important to know what you are talking about.
You need to have content that moves and excites your visitors. Yes, your design should be nice, but the content will bring visitors back. Visitors are more like to return to a website that offers useful, pertinent information.
As you begin learning, all the pieces will fall into place. Of course, you need the pieces laid out for you, and that’s where these tips come in. Use the information above to piece the puzzle together and design a good site.