How to check website quality

Vertical Leap defines quality as an integral part of the content published in a website. The quality of its content establishes the quality of a site. A website has merit if it meets at least three criteria: First, the material published offers something that is valuable to an audience who can’t get the information elsewhere. Then the content has to be accessible, whenever users need it to provide a positive user experience. Third, the title and story have to be compelling where readers will be moved to take action.

The website quality, therefore, depends to no small extent on the content producer and provider. Someone whose stories can solve problems for people and is written well with multimedia attachments will contribute to the

quality of the website, once the blog is posted on it. Sharing the content through social media platforms can accelerate the judicial process on the site’s quality.

A tool, the SEO Web Page Analyzer can check out the web pages for search engine optimization. It’s available on the iPhone App Store. The analyzer breaks down the structure and content of the web page and assesses the build quality and content quality from 3 standpoints: accessibility, usability and search engine acceptability. A green tick displayed would mean “pass” while a red icon would mean “fail” for each section of the report. Gray areas would be indicated by question marks that cannot be scored and would need further human interaction.

Searchenginepeople has provided some tips on evaluating the quality of a website in contrast with other sites. One is to check if the content published on your website was copied from other sites. This is crucial since sharp readers would know and could give adverse comments on the blog story and reduce the credibility of the site.

Checking the quality of the content is essential. Ask this question: Is the story valuable, shareable, useful and informative for audiences, readers, and visitors, or is it merely there to serve SEO purposes? Google rewards anyone who takes time and effort to craft exciting content.

This means the blog post, press release story infographic or web page must be rid of typographical errors. Many readers judge a post on its spelling and grammar. Potential customers would look at the company or website based on the quality of content, so all presentations have to be edited and proofread by a professional writer or editor.

A content structure must be easy to read with the use of readable paragraphs that are identified using: headings, subheadings, bullet lists, and other features that can help readers skim your content. An appropriate image (photo) can be used to break up a long page of text. Update your content regularly by creating a high-quality blog that is usually posted.

Publishing fresh content on a regular basis sends a signal to search engines to crawl your site again and again. Your brand new content will be indexed and will hopefully build your site’s authority in the process. While a web page analyzer can help in detecting possible problems in content that might affect website quality, excellent material that Google would acknowledge would be the best way to increase quality.

3 Essential Design Trends, June 2018

Sometimes the most fun part of looking at design trends is when you start to notice subtle shifts in trends that create new design patterns altogether. Each of the trends this month is an evolution of something that’s been pretty popular, with an interesting spin.

Here’s what’s trending in design this month:

1. Full Screen Photo

The oversized hero image gets even bigger with full-screen photo displays. The key element in this website design trend is that the home “screen” is stripped of other elements so that the photo fills the entire screen.

There aren’t separate space for navigation or other elements outside the image area. All elements are actually contained within the image. This design concept works best with a great image. Only the best, most striking and interesting photos can carry a design in this way because of a lack of other elements.

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Popular Design News of the Week: May 28, 2018 – June 3, 2018

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. 

The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the most popular designer news that we curated from the past week.

Note that this is only a very small selection of the links that were posted, so don’t miss out and subscribe to our newsletter and follow the site daily for all the news.

20 Inspiring Web & UI Designs

 

Load your WordPress Site in Less than a Second

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Gigs Going Global? What Freelancers Need to Know About Classification

Freelancers go by many names these days. They can be “non-traditional workers” in Canada or “autónomo” in Spain. They can be “self-employed” and “independent contractors” in the US and UK. But, statistically, the trend is consistent. Freelancers now make up 30 percent of the world’s workforce, and the number is projected to grow to 50 percent by 2020.

This nuclear growth has been fanned primarily by technology, as an entire generation of digital natives joins the workforce. This has changed the way we work and what we value, transcending many restraints of the physical world. But the very catalyst of employment mobility is also becoming the root of many unforeseen consequences, in the form of employee misclassification lawsuits playing out in courts across the globe.

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Popular Design News of the Week: May 21, 2018 – May 27, 2018

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. 

The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the most popular designer news that we curated from the past week.

Note that this is only a very small selection of the links that were posted, so don’t miss out and subscribe to our newsletter and follow the site daily for all the news.

The Biggest WTF in Design Right Now

 

Designing the UI of Google Translate

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What’s New for Designers, May 2018

Do you ever get bogged down with some of your tools? They work, but you know there’s got to be a better way to do something. Hopefully, this month’s collection has the solution. It’s packed with design tools that are lightweight and functional.

If we’ve missed something that you think should have been on the list, let us know in the comments. And if you know of a new app or resource that should be featured next month, tweet it to @carriecousins to be considered!

Duotone Effect Generator

Create a quick, and trendy, duotone effect with the Duotone Effect Generator. Upload a photo and pick a color combo or use your own and get a cool effect in seconds. Then you can download the image for use in projects.

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Popular Design News of the Week: May 14, 2018 – May 20, 2018

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. 

The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the most popular designer news that we curated from the past week.

Note that this is only a very small selection of the links that were posted, so don’t miss out and subscribe to our newsletter and follow the site daily for all the news.

Google Just Remade its Brand Again

 

Site Design: MetaLab

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6 Pointless Design Achievements You Should Totally Go For

Web design is a process of carefully planned and researched steps. You have a job to do, and users to satisfy. Ideally, everything you do has a purpose. There is a point to it all.

But life is weird, complex, and even fun sometimes. Sometimes, you end up doing something that might seem a bit excessive, a bit “out there”, or even downright silly. But you do it just because it makes you feel good to have accomplished it, or because it looked fun. In gaming parlance, we call these things “achievements”.

Achievements in gaming often don’t give you anything but a sense of pride and accomplishment. (That’s an EA joke for you fellow gamers out there.) But seriously, while achievements occasionally do give you an in-game bonus, they’re usually mostly pointless. You do these things just to see if you can.

I thought it would be fun to take a look at some possible achievements that I think we should make official.

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9 A11y Tips for Global Accessibility Awareness Day

The 17th May 2018 is Global Accessibility Awareness day, which makes today the ideal time to consider how inclusive our experiences are for those users who may be disabled, differently-abled, or temporarily inconvenienced.

2017 was a big year for website accessibility lawsuits. Seyfarth and Shaw reported that, by year’s end, there were 814 ADA Title III federal lawsuits filed against websites in the United States alone. Perhaps the most well-known of these cases was Juan Carlos Gil v. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.

The blind plaintiff, Mr Gil, alleged that certain parts of the website essential to the shopping experience (like the store locator tool and coupon generator) could not be accessed by his JAWS screen reader. The reason why this case made such waves in the news is: one, because it was the first of its kind to go to federal court; and, two, because Winn-Dixie lost the case (as well as a lot of money and part of its reputation in the process).

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Take Control of WordPress with New Elementor Pro 2.0

Elementor 2.0 is an innovative approach to site building in WordPress that lets you customize any part of your site, with absolutely zero coding knowledge.

A plugin rather than a theme, this flexible approach means that you can use Elementor 2.0 to manage your site design, and unlike some WordPress site builders, you won’t be tied to a particular theme; Elementor 2.0 works with almost any WordPress theme from any vendor, as well as custom themes.

Build everything on your WordPress site exactly as you want it, without having to switch themes to find the right functionality, or pay a developer’s fees to personalize your template.

A Comprehensive Site Builder

There are dozens of different theme builders that will allow you to change the layout of your static content, but they nearly all tie you to fundamental elements of the theme, such as the header, or footer. Elementor 2.

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