We would like to thank the local libraries, schools, and universities for recommending students to visit us when doing research on any of our information topics.
**How Colors are Used in web design:**
Demarcates screen elements into groups- You can pu a blue background for your navagational bar and white for rest of your page. This tells the visitor that the blue area has different elements and grabs his attention.
You can relate different groups of element on your screen- If you want to keep a navigational menu also at the bottom of page, you can use the same blue background. This tells the visitor that both blue areas on the screen has the same information.
Highlights information- If you want to make a line of text prominent, you can use different colored text instead of regular text or use a background for that line of text.
Looks nicer- Always colors associate with our mood and perception. We always feel the colors. Colored objects draws peoples attention.
**One should always use web safe colors?**
Nah... Unless your audience purely rely on 256 colored monitors. Mostly a remote possibility. You can experiment and enjoy in applying colors in your web design. The worst thing that will happen is the colors are shown to it's nearest color on 256 monitors. They won't look like exactly as they look on your monitor.
**What colors are best?**
One cannot say this exactly. Because the blue which means professionalism to some is death to some.
Here are some colors:
To indicate necessary action, use warm colors
Red, orange, yellow.
To provide calm and content feelings use cool colors
Green, blue, violet, purple.
Green means growth and vitality.
Red means energy and passion.
Blue means intuitive, cool and trustworthy.
Yellow means enthusiastic and optimistic.
Orange means courage and success.
Purple means passionate and spiritual.
Grays and browns seem dull. But they can take on a more cheerful attitude with compliments of red and orange. Emotion like this will help your visitors to associate your site with stableness and confidence.
**Tips to follow in appying colors on your website:**
1. White background is always preferable to keep your content. It makes easy to read and eye fatigue will be lessen with plain white background.
2. To make the things elegent use one or two contrast colors next to white. Like blue, green, orange etc.
3. Never use more than 3-4 colors on a page.(unless your site goes with graphics or other multimedia themes)
4. Check the colors and it appears on different browsers using online tools like- http://www.anybrowser.com/
5. Background of your web site pages: ALWAYS use a web safe color as a background color to your web site. This makes your graphics and text appear on a clean interface on any type of monitors.
6. Download and use this color picker for your web designs. Easy to use and very good free utility software: http://www.nattyware.com/pixie.html
About The Author
Subscribe to 'EbookBiz Magazine' which is completely focused on ebook business and Internet Marketing. Receive FREE Ebooks with Resale rights every month!
Webmaster Resources: List Your product, ezine or web site free!
RELATED WEB SITE DESIGN ARTICLES:
HTML - A Website Language Explained - For Over 35s
This is a very perfunctory look at the website code HTML, for those who never did any kind of Computer Studies at school and have never had the need or opportunity to look 'under the skirt' of your average website. There's nothing that an experienced webmaster will find here that's not very basic, but for those who have just begun to discover the 'website' and especially those venturing into.
Building a One-page Website
You've designed your logo, and you're ready to print your business cards and other marketing collateral materials. You want to include your website address (also called a URL) to build your credibility.
How To Create A Homepage That Works
Want to know what the worst thing to say on a homepage is? "Welcome to our homepage." And yet, time after time, we all come across such homepages on the Internet.
Web Advertising: 10 Little Known Tricks To Help Convert Your Traffics To Buying Customers
You may not believe it, but people still judge things by their appearances.How does your website look?The appearance of your web site text can actually increase or decrease your sales.
When Good Computers Go Bad
Remember the day that you got your new computer (or the hand-me down from Uncle Larry) and you pulled that shiny case out of the box? Once you finally had all of the cables properly mangled into an unmanageable ball, you powered on, the screen lit up and off you went. The PC was fast, programs loaded in the blink of an eye, and Internet surfing was a breeze.
How Important is Content to a Successful Website
Content is the most important part of any website.The Internet was created in the first place as an information source.
Revising Your Site - What Happened To My Search Engine Placement?
As of September, Smartads went through what so many have done before. I changed the entire site.
How To Choose A Website Designer
When you're self-employed, choosing a website designer is a crucial decision, as a good website can bring you more business and a bad one can drive away prospective customers. Below are some important things to conider when selecting a website designer for your new site or site redesign.
Build It And Build It Cheap! Part II
If you are familiar with my work, then you have probably taken a look at the first part of this article, and may well be on your way to having your website up and running. Congratulation!!! It's hard work, but having pride in the accomplishment is worth it! Now you have to find the people who want to see it, AKA--site traffic.
How to Find Inexpensive Web Design
Web design is a very competitive area and there is no longer any reason why people should pay large amounts for website design services.This article describes and explains where to find very very cheap website design services.
Banner Enchancement - Designing Your Banner
A well designed web site is great to have, but what if no one ever comes to it? Most web sites either rely on advertising, or have used advertising at some point in their existence, to get people to come to view the site. This means that your going to have to have not only a well designed web site but also well designed banners to attract your visitors.
Top Ten Website Design Secrets for Internet Marketing Success
When it comes to marketing your website, you should really work on the design of your site and optimize it so it makes you the maximum amount of money per visitor as possible. The design of your website is very important and plays a huge role in your website's success or failure.
Give People What They Want And Watch Your Profits Soar!
Do you know why the majority of people use the Internet?The majority of people use the Internet to do some type of research. In other words, to read.
Do You Own Your Web Site Design?
Your web site has been up for a few months and you are making money hand over foot. While surfing sites one evening, you are shocked to find a competitor using your design.
Creating Your First Website
Building your first website can be very frustrating. It looks fairly easy, but almost always turns out to be more complicated than you expected.
Tried and Tested Tips to Improve Your Website - Part 1
1. DO NOT use excessive graphics or banner images on a single web page.
Website Sales: 10 Strategic Tips To Maximize Your Profits
If you've a website but not making a lot of profit from it, cheer up because I have 10 website sales secrets that can help you maximize your sales and profits, starting now:1. Tell people the point or focus of your web site.
The Testimonial Trick
One of the most popular methods of traffic generation is the link exchange. Not only can they generate fairly targeted traffic from other related web sites, the number of quality links to your site is also a major factor determining your web site's ranking in major search engines like Google.
Designing Your Web Site For ALL Browsers
Let's face it. Building a web site that browses consistently on multiple platforms and multiple browsers is not always as easy as we would like.
Flash Design Adds Website Versatility
You have probably viewed many Flash-based components while surfing the Internet. Most smooth animation on websites and in banner ads, short films, and presentation are built in Flash.
Click here to
Find used office equipment in Ohio at www.OfficeJax.Has.It
Find the best fleamarkets at www.FleaMarketWorld.Has.It
Find electric powered vehicles at www.NoGas.Drives.It
Find advertising supplies below wholesale in Akron, Ohio
Akron University of Akron university housing available
Text Link Ads