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Archive for October, 2014

Designing responsive product pages

Saturday, October 11th, 2014 by Servage
On e-commerce, offering responsive design for sake of mobile experiences is a daunting task in itself. If we fragmented designing tasks smartly, we can justify them well. Therefore, in this post I have covered product page designing only where thin header, CTA, images, IA, navigation, and touch friendly experiences matter more. Designing Responsive E-Commerce Product Pages We are living in mobile era where web is ubiquitous, but available on various kinds of devices. Thus, fragmentation on hardware and software is great. However, responsive web designing is an ultimate solution of all these fragmentation related problems. Seasoned and smart web designers take benefits of latest technologies and tools to do high quality responsive web ...

Empower e-commerce by utilizing own data

Friday, October 10th, 2014 by Servage
Behavior of visitors on an e-commerce store tell lots of things about them and open new ways to convince them and convert them in na cost-effective way. Therefore, thoroughly analyzing your own data with the help of free or paid analytic tools makes more sense. Let's see how that happens? E-Commerce Data Tracking A decade ago, tracking e-commerce businesses was a tough job for each e-commerce owner or their webmaster. However, the evolution of Google Analytics has contributed a lot in this direction and created a pressure on the paid analytics tools providers to extend their boundaries by offering innovative ways to remotely observe the detailed behaviors of the e-commerce website visitors .   SEO ...

Storytelling techniques for web design

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 by Servage
The Web design world is always in the search of wonderful ways to engage and engross their audiences. Storytelling is the ancient way to do so. Let's see how it practically becomes effective to achieve our goals for tons of traffic and conversions in this post. Storytelling on the Web The art of storytelling has developed with the evolution of the human race. Drawings in caves are clear evidence of the love of human beings towards storytelling and conveying messages in innovative ways. On print, it has limited scopes of expressions, but with web it has innumerable ways to do storytelling in highly effective ways using various tools of computers, smartphones, and tablets.   Before ...

Avoid mistakes when working with UX

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by Servage
Happily we are hiring UX professionals or a consultant or a company in order to make user experiences on our website or mobile application great. Unfortunately, we are committing some common mistakes and cannot take full benefits of our hiring. Therefore, I will present some piece of advice to avoid them in the future. Hire The UX Professional In this fiercely competitive era securing success in the web and mobile app market is a daunting task even for a seasoned developer or a team of developers for a big project. It is true that we are living in an UX era and user experiences in our software make more sense than other attributes ...

Advantages of SVG server-side generation

Sunday, October 5th, 2014 by Servage
Being vector graphics, SVG has several advantages in this responsive web designing era. Therefore, digging deeper for SVG creation through various ways may explicitly help modern web developers . Generating SVG Before jumping into any discussion on SVG let's have some basic concept clear in our mind regarding the SVG and its importance in the web and mobile designing industry. SVG is short for scalable vector graphics. There are two sorts of graphics formats in the digital graphic industry. One is raster or pixel/dot based and another is vector based.   Raster images show pixelations/ugly display of pixels when scaled to an overtly big size. Contrary to this, vectors are the computer mathematics of shapes ...

Language localization to reach a global audience

Saturday, October 4th, 2014 by Servage
Covering a wide range of audiences is the dream of every global level website. Language localization is the best way to cover maximum audiences. However, designing a multilingual website is a bit different thing and this post exposes the best practices in this regard. Language localization in Web Designing If you are owning a local business and have a website for a limited audience, your local language or English is great. If you are a global player you will have varieties of audiences across the globe with different mother tongs and culture, so you will have a challenging task for the website development and hiring any inexperienced freelancer or a company is fatal ...

Intro to Javascript and the role of jQuery

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 by Servage
In this article I am not going to give you a lecture about the whole JavaScript syntax, but only something directly related to jQuery. As jQuery is a JavaScript library which has some special-looking functions that are expressed with $ (dollar sign). So let's explore them further. jQuery functions and sample code Today we are living in a scripting world where  HTML5, CSS3, and some PHP or ASP.NET are just not sufficient to perform excellently on your web development projects. You will need to know JavaScript thoroughly and some jQuery too. Therefore, I am building syntax building blocks for JavaScript and jQuery here. Before knowing the functions and its syntax in JavaScript, we ...

Design efficient and simple navigation

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 by Servage
Website Navigation by IA DesigningWe web designers have to understand the business or needs of the clients at firsthand and plan website layout accordingly. During layout preparation, first of all, we understand the content structure and think of content hierarchy. In due course, we put labels on the content. With content labeling, we try to explain our navigation choices indirectly. Thus, content structure and its labeling shape the content architecture for the web designers as well as web development teams by-and-large. In simple words, content of the web page provides contextual information and structuring them in a logical manner makes a solid information architecture. Therefore, when we are labeling content and its ...