Everyone and everything is online today, the internet has torn down walls and all sorts of boundaries so it’s safe to say that if something is not online it does not exist to the fullest degree of the term. The internet is and informational environment as well as a business environment so any business nowadays should have a website in order to appear legitimate, increase business and provide information to existing customers as well as prospects.
This has made website development Singapore quite a common thing and there are countless third parties anyone can hire to build a website. When looking to hire someone to build a website there are certain things that need to be taken into consideration. One of the first things is how a website looks since that is the original impression any person gets when going to a web address. This is simple to inspect as all website builders will have a portfolio of sorts where past work or presentation ideas are found.
However after reading reviews and looking at previous work there are a couple of other things that need taken into consideration since website development is not only about things looking pretty. The website at hand needs to be user friendly and easy to use for all people, tech savvy or otherwise.
What to look for in a website
Functionality – this means that the website in case has to do what it is meant to do to the fullest, without cutting any corners or compromising on some parts. For example ecommerce websites need to be very secure, very stable and work smooth in the same time. This is not very easy because stability and security means more data and validations leading to slower data processing, however it can be done. Also there’s no point in a website that does not allow users to complete the order and at the end redirects users to other catalogues.
Ease of use – user experience is a big term nowadays and basically means that the user can follow the flow of the website without and issues regardless how tech savvy he or she is. It is said that optimal length a user has to travel to get where he needs to go on a website is around 3 clicks of the mouse. It is very important that a website is well structure and accessible. Websites that are too complicated may cause users to leave which is not good for business. This term is valid for all types’ platforms the website might be displayed on and even more so for smartphones.