Friday, February 15, 2013

Why Your Website Needs a Content First Strategy

ContentStrategy2Content first strategy means planning for your website content before you do the site design work. This is generally preferable to beginning with the web design, because it is easier to design around the content than to squeeze the content - and thereby perhaps having to limit it - into an existing design.

By considering the content first and then designing around it, you can come up with a design that reflects the purpose and theme of the content – the page layout, font type, and color palette should all echo the message of the content. It is best to go for a clean design that allows the content to be presented properly, makes it look enticing and readable, and makes it easily navigable and searchable; a chaotic, crowded, and difficult to access web page design can be a turn off even if the content is useful.  Read more…

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