5 Essential Tips to make your website user friendly

website user friendly tipsThere are many ways to improve to your website friendly. This article takes a look at 5 essential tips of a user friendly web.These simple usability recommendations can make your website more appealing for user and improve your chances of success online.

Here are 5 essential tips of a user friendly website.

1. Mobile Compatibility:

In these days more and more people use their mobile phones to access the internet. So creating a mobile optimized web has become a necessity.

The first step is to check how your existing website looks on mobile. You can use Google mobile site tester to find this out. If your website cannot currently be accessed on mobile you can create a mobile version of your website for free with the help of web based mobile website builders.

2. Accessible to All User:

A user friendly website should also be accessible to everyone including blind, disabled or the senior. These users typically use screen-readers to access the internet. For Website accessibility, simple web designing techniques applied to make sure your website can be accessed easily on-screen readers making your website available to a larger audience.

3. Well Planned information Architecture:

How information is organized and presented on your website is vital for good usability. However it is often neglected. It has become even more important today that website offer a wide range of information and resources to attract their target market. Plan your website sections and categories carefully and present information in a way that it is easy for users to find. Always think from the perspective of your users. This is particularly important if you offer a lot of content on your website.

4. Well Formatted Content:

The average internet user skims through the content on a web page instead of reading each and every word from top to down. Users tend to scan through key parts of the page quickly to determine if it is relevant to their needs.
It is important to format your content with this in mind. Correct use of headings paragraphs.

5. Fast load Times:

Noting is more annoying for website visitors than a website that takes long to load. In fact slow speed is one of the main reasons why visitors leave a website. Making sure your website loads within 10 to 15 seconds is important for good usability. It impact affects your search engine ranking.

About the author

Rana Raheel

Rana Raheel is a trainee web-producer with the interest in operating systems and social issues. With the vision to become one of Pakistan's top 5 coders he is doing his studies in Lahore.

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