A study by a Canadian university underscores the importance of good web design for businesses: In a blink of an eye, visitors can decide whether your brand and content is credible and keep that first impression for a long time.
In many cases, the platform, like WordPress, only powers the design. So if you think a design is ugly, it’s best not to go blaming the software. In WordPress’ case, end users often determine whether the blog or website is beautiful, or just plain ugly.
Do we talk too much about the ‘future of news’ and fail to focus on practicing the basics of now? Here are three basic best practices of web publishing that too many news outlets continue to ignore.
College newspapers are often limited by their own staff’s knowledge on web publishing, though the platform (usually College Publisher) is often blamed while very rarely used to its full extent.
College student newspaper adviser Michael Koretzky thinks students’ psychology is the reason why student media websites are lackluster. But the problems go farther than students, and the core responsibility lies with journalism educators.