Simple Tricks to Fix Most Common Mistakes of Responsive Web Design

When we craft a website at Value Creation, our prime objective it to make it sure how it is going to work for the mobile devices we value several points like page loading time, design & font-style, websites errors, content writing style, navigation design etc.

Here I’ve complied the five simple but significant tricks to fix or avoid the most common mobile web design common mistakes

Page Load Time

The webpage loading time is primarily responsible for user experience and is one of the crucial Google Ranking factor. We follow certain practices in order to speed up the page load, all the ten practices are listed here as steps for your reference.

#1 Image Compression

Compress all large images. Make sure images quality should not be decreased. Search on Google, “image compression tool ” and compress images free on this tool. Search base64 tool on Google & Use base64 image encode for logo and big header image.

#2 GZip Compression

Use the online Gzip compression tool to check your website Gzip compression status.

#3 CSS Optimization

Optimize CSS files, Combine all CSS files into one files, it can reduce server requests. Don’t block your CSS file in robots.txt.

#4 Ajax & Jquery

Use Ajax or Jquery instead other scripting because these files only load when user make action.

#5 Use of Plugins

Primarily use of plugins should be avoided. Deactivated plugins are also responsible for slow website speed. So it’s better to remove them in first place. Do not chaos your website with so many plugins or extensions. Use plugins or extension they ensure high quality code.

#6 Content Delivery Network

CDN is reason for any website performance, you can use CDN hosting to get fast speed. CDN store files worldwide so they provide closer physical location to your site to load.

#7 Loading Path

Loading path is the major issue in site loading speed. Put your HTML first then CSS files and then JS files and then other files like audio ,videos, images and then Google Analytics code. If your image are calling before CSS and JS file then use base64 image encode which is a binary data in an ASCII format.

#8 Hosting Server

Use best hosting server with high bandwidth to reduce server response time. Use Location based server hosting.

#9 Page Speed Test

You can also use best page speed tools like GTMetrix, Google page speed insights etc.

#10 Mobile Test

Finally check your website taking the Google’s Mobile-Friendly Test

Design & Font Style

We should make a good impression on visitors when they visit on our websites. It can be possible with only good colour and font-style. When choosing color scheme, use a trendy web colour and make sure there is a contrast difference between text and background. Use simple font-style for the websites.

Website Errors

Make sure your website is working properly and regularly check websites links/images. Because broken links frustrate visitors and effect your site search engine performance. So if there is any problem, fix broken ones right away.

Content Writing Style

Your site should have only unique,simple and original & updated content because updated content helps improve your site ranking.

Navigation Design

Navigation design should be creative and simple so that visitors can easily browse through the different sections on your website. Try to avoid complex and multi level menus on mobile sites as much as possible.

This blog is contributed by Mehta Robin

Robin is Web Designer at Value Creation. His key strength is Graphic Design. He is a movie buff and likes to read and listen music. He is always game for experimenting his skills and learning new things happening around.