8 Tips for Designing WordPress Websites

8 Tips for Designing WordPress Websites

8 Simple Tips to help designers and developers when creating a website. This was part of the 5 minute lightning talk for the WordPress London Meetup Group on 14 May, 2014.

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Ngaire Ackerley

May 14, 2014
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  1. 8 Tips for Designing WordPress Websites Presented by Ngaire Ackerley

    @ngaireackerley
  2. 1. Use White Space Let content breathe

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  5. 2. Limit number of colours Let images bring in additional

    colour
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  8. 3. Limit number of fonts Use ones that complement each

    other
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  11. 4. Be consistent Keep flow and brand, avoid jarring

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  14. 5. Carefully consider

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  16. 6. Put important content in easy to find places Consider

    headers, sidebars and footers
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  20. 7. Guide the user’s eye What order do you want

    content to be seen in?
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  22. 8. Remove clutter Less is more – get the message

    across
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  24. Thanks! ngaire@designack.com designack.com | kiwifootprints.com | lbdesign.tv @ngaireackerley