Constructing a website, whether it be a platform for showing off business hours and other info for your small shoe store or a large online shop for selling items through the internet, is a much easier process than it used to be.
Twenty years ago you had to reach out to a developer who would charge you thousands of dollars. The setup would take quite a while, and they would be making the site from scratch. That’s not the case anymore because you can select from one of these top website builders on the market.
Hundreds of solutions are available for you, but we have tested them all and have come up with the top five: WIX, Squarespace, WordPress, Shopify, and Weebly.
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The landscape of web design has changed drastically over the years. In fact, it’s changed so much that many people don’t even need the help of web developers anymore.
That’s all due to website builders, or platforms that give you the visual tools needed to construct a professional website, all without the complicated coding bit. These give you almost complete control over your design, while also eliminating the aspects that require tedious coding work.
I personally like to see clean, basic interfaces for some of the top website builders, but it’s also nice to have options where you control every aspect of your site (self-hosted solutions like WordPress).
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From free to thousands of dollars, website builders are some of the best ways to get online today.
Whether you’re making an online store to sell your new sock puppet design or you’d like to run a blog on the topic of neutering pets, launching a platform with a website builder is almost always cheaper than hiring an actual developer to do so.
These simple website builders remove the need to know anything about HTML, CSS, or other types of coding languages. In addition, you can manage the websites through a typically user-friendly interface, instead of paying someone to do the job for you.
As mentioned, you can find some free website builders as well as some inexpensive ones. And many of them are completely capable of making/running smaller or mid-sized stores, blogs, and business website.
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Artificial intelligence in website design? Is that ever going to happen?
Well, some AI website designers have actually been around for a few years now. Does this mean that human website developers and designers have to start looking for new jobs?
What about the companies potentially paying for AI web design? Will they be satisfied with the results? Is there going to be a clear difference in websites created by humans and software alike?
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Time is a precious commodity, so anything we can do to make our workflow more efficient has got to be a good thing. In this article, we’ll take a look at some simple ideas and tools that can help speed up your production time.
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What happens on projects once the wrong path is started on is that we’re usually reluctant to turn back even if we don’t feel quite right about the direction we’re heading in. The problem gathers momentum the more time or money that has been invested into following the wrong path.
It is essential to overcome that hesitation. If a poor navigation structure is going to introduce usability issues (such as the case in the example site for this article), we need to fix that wrong structure instead of continuing to develop the site.
If we don’t, it will be more difficult to repair the damage later. When designing or redesigning navigation, we need to remember the needs of the user come first.
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