Important Things To Keep In Mind While Developing a Website

Choosing A WordPress Theme while developing a website

Last updated on June 21, 2018

As we all know that developing a website is most important for your business and also, it is the important asset of your business. If you don’t have a website, you are losing your potential customer because most of the audience want to search online before purchasing anything.

But here we are not discussing the benefits of not having a website. But in this article, we are discussing what are the key factors that we need to keep in our mind at the time of developing a website.

Here is the checklist.

Checklist for website Development.

Which theme are you using?

Choosing A WordPress Theme
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Most of the developer or designer use prebuild themes to develop a brand new website. They customize the themes and make a website according to your needs. So it is important to check that what theme they are using? Is it purchased from a reliable or trusted source or downloaded from a free source. Here I would like to recommend you that never ever use any paid theme for free. Because these can have the virus or malicious code within the theme files. So this can harm your website or users. There are lots of website creator available in the market. You can also try them.

Which hosting are you using?

Choose a perfect Hosting
Choose a perfect Hosting

Hosting plays a vital role when it comes to website design or development. Hosting is a web space where you store your website online. So before choosing a hosting company, always research the company. Never fall on heavy discounts or cheap rates. Check user reviews, their uptime, their speed and how much space they are giving you. One most important point, check out what they are using, SSD or HDD. I will recommend you to go with only the hosting provider which are using SSD for the storage. Because it is the latest technology and websites are stored in SSD loads fast.

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Is it a responsive website?

In the era of the smartphone, having a website is not enough, but it should be mobile friendly. So whenever you develop a website, make sure it is fully responsive and mobile friendly. It is not only important for users perspective but it is also important for improving your search engine ranking. Because Google gives important to user-friendly and responsive websites.

Is it an SEO friendly website?

This is the most important factor in designing a website. Most of the web developer or designer just write the code to meet the requirements. Sometimes they use lengthy codes, inline CSS, too many Javascript and any other things which google hate a lot. So make sure, your website’s code is SEO friendly, neat and clean.

While Developing a Website Check Is it loading Fast?

Fast loading website not only important for users/customers but these are also important to improve your ranking on search engines. If your website is not loading fast or taking too much time to load on the slow connection, people abandon the operation and they move to other websites. It indicates that your website has no value and Google, outrank it from its search ranking. So it is important to have a fast loading website for growing your business.  Keep this vital point in mind while developing a website.

Is it has unique content or design?

There are lots of themes available in the market and you can install them on your server and just change the content or graphics with yours. And your website is ready to use. But it will not be able to attract visitors toward your website because it is 100% possible that that theme is used by hundreds of people and having the same design. So I will suggest you customize your theme and make it unique and impressive. Also, it should have unique content.

Eye-capturing graphics.

Yes, most important thing, your website should have eye-catching graphics. Always use either copyright free images or purchase from marketplaces like Shutterstock. You can find amazing eye-catching graphics there at very cheap rates.

Eye-catching color graphics not only enhance your website’s beauty but it also helps to engage users which is a positive signal to search engine.

Final Words.

At the end of the article, I would love to tell you that always use premium themes, eye-catching graphics and develop a fast loading website. There are many tools available in the market which can help you to develop an eye-catching website by just drag and drop elements.  Always keep the above points in mind while developing a website.

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This is a guest contribution from the professional blogger Naveen Kumar.

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26 Comments


  1. Wonderful information sharing. while developing a site all of the above discussed points should be in mind. The domain name must be of your niche. a good Hosting is necessary for SEO purpose.
    A really wonderful article you shared thanks a lot for such a helpful info.

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  2. Some good tips there. People have such short attention spans, if your site isn’t great, they will go elsewhere! Your brand must stand out! Thanks for sharing this valuable information. This will be a good guide for the beginners. Keep sharing.

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    1. Hi Valant,
      Thanks for your visit and the insight you put thru the comment,
      I fully agree with you.
      Keep visiting and share your views, so that we can have a better interaction ahead.
      Best regards
      PV

      Reply

  3. Hi Naveen,
    Thanks for sharing this informative article on the website development. As I am begginer in the blogging so it helps me alot.

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    1. Hi Suleman,
      Thanks for the maiden visit.
      Nice to know that the post is beneficial to you.

      Keep visiting and keep sharing.
      Will reciprocate.
      Season’s Greetings
      Best
      ~ PV

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  4. Informative! However, bloggers today need to pay MORE attention to what their blog content is adding to the lives of their readers. SEO is fine, and knowing that is necessary. However reader engagement and visitor focus is more important.

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    1. Hi Lesly,
      Thanks a lot for dropping by. I fully agree with you that is an important factor to look into. Unless and until we do that, I am sure the blog will give a deserted look. Reader engagement is an important thing to consider while creating blog contents. It should be user-friendly and user beneficial too
      Thanks Lesly for adding a value-added comment, nice to see you after a bit gap.
      Hope you are doing well…
      Keep sharing
      Best Regards
      ~ Philip

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  5. Yah, you made the point. for me choosing a hosting is the most difficult part for me as I have to consider both cost and reliability. Anyway all the points are worth mentioning. Kudos!

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    1. Thanks Peter for the maiden visit here.
      I appreciate your time, glad to know that the post was beneficial to you.
      Keep visiting, Keep sharing
      Season’s Greetings
      ~ Philip

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  6. in your article, you have shared good points. I am also new in this field. Grid theme is a good looking and attractive one, pinterest first time gave its idea. Second, fast lading website is a key thing towards success. I personally will click back if a website is taking long time to load. Third, Keywords for posts should have highly search volume and low competition over the server. Fourth, one can hire some professional for web development. THANKS :-)

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  7. Hi Naveen!
    Thank You for this guide. It will help a lot in making my website better.
    This is a maiden visit to philipscom. I just finished reading some articles regarding advertisement and comment policies etc. I like the way in which Philipscom is maintained. Keep up the good work.
    Keep sharing.
    Will visit again to read more.
    Regards
    Saad

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    1. Hi Saad,
      Thanks for your words.

      Yes, agree with you that Philip is doing amazing when it comes to maintain the website.

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  8. Wow! Thanks for this guide. My official website will be launched in a few days and it will help me a lot in getting better results from it. This post is indeed a timely one to me as I am working on my new website.
    Will come again to read more.

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  9. Very much informative to me. You covered a lot of information to check before one start a blog or web of theirown. THis is indeed a wonderful guide.
    Thank you, Naveen for this informative blog

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  10. This is perfect because I like techy information to be understandable and simple. I agree that unique content, eye catching graphics, fast loading and seo friendly website are top priorities for me. Best information I learned today. Thank you for sharing awesome knowledge. 😃

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  11. Hello Naveen Thanks for sharing Your Experience But can you Please Suggest me a Good Article of your Website That How we can Index Our New Blog quickly which is based On keyword?

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  12. Great information shared in this post!! The information shared is really useful for a blogger to start with. Indeed a wonderful guide to the newbies. Thank you so much for sharing this.
    This is my first visit to these pages. will visit again to read more.
    Thanks
    P Singh

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  13. Hi Naveen

    Thanks for sharing this knowledgeable article with us. This article really helped me…

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  14. Hey Philip sir,

    I think this article can work as a checklist for all developers. If they follow it they won’t miss anything which needs to be done in order to create a perfect website.

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  15. This is really a great share philip.
    I enjoyed reading it and I could pick-up a lot of information regarding website development.
    Expecting more such informative posts from your site.
    Keep sharing.
    Have a wonderful year of sharing ahead.
    Raja Umer

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  16. hi,
    awesome article, Thanks for the research and all these valuable information. very informative, in this article tells us about what every blogger do the mistake when they create the website. thanks for sharing us. keep u[ the good work

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  17. Quite nice article, the best way to promote ones business and reach anywhere anytime is having a good designed website. Thanks for the post

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  18. Hey, Bro

    One more, stunning information about website developing. Indeed, when we develop our business, We should require an outstanding site and a couple of more promotion to make us at best of the competitors.
    Without a doubt, from this creativity, a large number of web owners will get more advantages through their site.

    Thanks for sharing!

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  19. Hi,

    Thank you very much for your tips.
    You have really done a great job.
    thanks for sharing this and looking forward to seeing more from you.

    Thank You.

    Reply

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