Looking At The Basics – Your Website User Experience
Welcome to our next article in this series of articles that address the “Basics of your website – Start Up & Prep”. In the last article in this series, we spoke about Domains & Hosting , which is the first thing you will need before you can get your website up and running on the internet.
Remember you only need to start running the hosting package once you start actually building the website!
But before you can start building your website, you will need a plan. A Blueprint if you will; a design that takes into consideration user experience & your user interface (UX & UI).
Lets Get Some Simple Definitions To Help Us Understand UI & UX Design!
Thank you Wikipedia!
“User interface design (UI) or user interface engineering is the design of user interfaces for machines and software, such as computers, home appliances, mobile devices, and other electronic devices, with the focus on maximizing usability and the user experience.”
“User experience design (UX, UXD, UED or XD) is the process of enhancing user satisfaction with a product by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction with the product.”
These definitions include a very large number of aspects and are careers in themselves. In this article we just want you to understand that you need to take into consideration how your customer will use the website, and how to enhance their experience to make it easier for your customers to get what they need.
A lot of planning needs to go into how your customers will use the website, making it user-friendly and stylish at the same time. You need to bring your brand across and provide necessary information to sell your products or services as well. Read More