So, you have a website, but you feel it needs a bit of freshening up? A bit of an update? But you don’t want to spend shed loads of money giving it a complete overhaul right now?
We here at Top left Design have complied a short list of a few tips and pointers that might help you put that little “pop” back into your website! It might be that you just need something really simple, like updating a few images, changing a link or a new logo! It’s all in the details!
We all know that web browsers are getting faster. So what can you do to keep up with them?
There used to be a time when you might have waited 3 minutes for a webpage to open.
Then we got broadband.
Then we only had to wait an average 10 seconds for a page to load.
Then we got Firefox.
Now our new browsers such as Google’s ‘Chrome’ not only load the page in a split-second, but the programs themselves open almost instantaneously. Plus they can handle a metric ton of ‘tabs’ and not slow your computer down in the process!
Here’s 8 tips to give your web-surfing a steroid boost
Welcome to my first tutorial!
In this post, I’ll be showing you how to make your very own custom 404 error page!
Time needed: 30 mins + any time spent designing the page itself
Necessary resources: Notepad, Site FTP access, coffee
Optional programs: Photoshop/Illustrator (for design of the page), FTP Client (for easier uploading)
A custom 404 page is not only a way to expand accessibility on your website, but it also shows that you (or your company) has attention to detail, and can be a way to inject some humour into a website!