Everything you do to improve your website has to be to improve the experience for your user. User first, or user-centered design, is the best way to make sure that consumers engage positively with your website design.
While there are plenty of ways to turn a quick profit off of a website, like invasive ads and autoplaying videos, these tactics only frustrate users, making them less likely to use your website. You’ve probably left a frustrating website yourself that engaged in these tactics. The number one way to best improve your website and made its design more modern is to ensure that users enjoy using it. Without that, it doesn’t matter if the design is slick or if there are nice videos. People won’t want to use it.
To help fix this, try and figure out which parts of your website people have trouble with, or what parts are less clear than others. What can you do to fix them? Sometimes the solutions will be things we’ve already mentioned in this article, like making your website responsive or ensuring it loads quickly. Think through what a user will do if they’ve never seen your website before.
With these basic tips and tricks, you’re well on your way to making your website design more modern. While modern design is constantly changing, you can never go wrong by making your website more user friendly. If you find this task daunting, SEEHAWK Design is here to assist you in any capacity.