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Tips to build website for mobile

Only a few mobile websites are loved, the rest of them are loathed. How websites for cell phones render an excellent web surfing experience to users? The answer lies in a cell phone website’s user interface: this is the most critical element to smoothen the experience of mobe visitors. A nifty user interface over an e commerce web design compels mobile web visitors to stay and buy. The rise of mobile technology has affected the Web Design & Development landscape. A few tips are mentioned below that can optimize web designing for cellular phones.

Mobilization is often confused with miniaturization   

Many webmasters with tunnel vision believe that minimization of web components solves everything. By shrinking the web components, user experience and usability are put on the backburner. First things first, the confusion lying between minimization and mobilization must be uprooted.

In mobilization, the webmasters along with developers build mobile platforms with the help of cutting-edge technologies (CCS3, HTML5 and XHTML). While building the platforms, the best practices of Mobile User Experience (UX) must be adhered. A mobile user’s web surfing habits and requirements are dynamic. Such consistent changes demand the webmasters to build internet sites for mobe. Mobilization is initiated after choosing between adaptive website, mobile application and responsive website.

Never turn a blind eye toward Platform UX

Mobile OS development giants such as Apple and Google spend a lot on R&D activities to build user-friendly interfaces. Such OS developing companies study how users interact with their cell phones. Such software helps users to intuitively know when to go back or swipe. Therefore, it’s necessary to learn the basics of mobe UX and stick to them before experimenting.

Know the technical restrictions

A website for cellphones must be developed after studying the general mobe device users. Building a site, having advanced hardware requirements limits the reach of developers and users alike. Also, a site built on advanced hardware devours battery and captures a hefty disk space. All such factors destroy cell phone’s UX. While avoiding these pitfalls, the developers have to:-

  • Determine technical limitations
  • Set guidelines
  • Carry out tests using a wide range of mobile devices (testing should be done post launch as there is always a scope of improvement)

Consider limited screen space

Mobe devices that have small screens offer developers a limited space to experiment. Mobile web designing encompasses prioritizing as well as limiting the content. Remember to place the content strategically; Call-To-Action (CTA) buttons must be positioned below such strategic content. These CTA buttons must be placed to allow users to operate the device by a single hand. The website should not be content heavy as it will force visitors to cool their heels due to high loading time.

Finger-friendly user interface

A cellphone website, having innumerable CTA buttons, is not advisable; the more the CTA buttons, the thick are the chances of error. The best mobile user interface practice suggests that every CTA button should be 45-47 pixels wide, fitting the finger of user.

Every business, nowadays, is developing mobile ecommerce website in Delhi to cater to the growing population of shoppers. Leading web development companies harbour all these points to develop cutting-edge sites for cell phones.

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