It is said “Never judge a book by its cover”, but research shows that 50 milliseconds is what it takes for an online user to decide if he should stay on your website on not.
Another research by Stanford that studied web credibility found that 75% of users admitted to making their judgement about a company’s credibility based on their website’s design. Great web typography is the gateway to generating more business enquiries and subsequent conversions.
None of us want to wait around due to the slow loading speed of a website. This is why, approx 40% people lose their patience and plan to step up the site which takes a few seconds to load. It has become one of the major reasons behind customer dissatisfaction and is crippling especially the e-commerce sites with almost 80% discontented shoppers.
No one would like to come again on the same site, if its web pages are slow while loading. Even, the most reliable and renowned search engine named Google turns off the traffic for those sites and they fall in search engine ranking.
Instagram, the online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service turns five this October sixth. The site, which currently boasts over three hundred million monthly active users, was an instant hit after amassing one million users by mid-December 2010, just three months after its launch to the public. By September of the following year, that number had grown to ten million users and Apple had named it the ‘iPhone App of the Year’ for 2011.
The design industry is probably one of the fastest growing. New and creative websites are being created every day, pushing the limitations of HTML & CSS in every direction.
CSS has come a long way from formatting the structured content. It was used to control layout of documents precisely and to apply different layouts to media types. Modern web sites are designed to provide various types of interactions with users. CSS3 effects are used in most of those situations.
The incessant growth of smartphone usage in different scenarios has fueled the demand of web apps that feature superb functionality and pleasing interface. But this is not enough.
The smartphone proliferation has brought a significant change in the paradigm of everyone’s lifestyle. There are also the stats alluding that along with expanding mobile space, there is an increase in hacking case and theft of personal information & other data.
When it comes to bringing your message across for your project, there is almost no better way to say it than in a picture. But where to find good photos without having to pay a fortune for them?
Simply stealing them from others is illegal (not to mention unfair!) and will cost more than buying them. But, you say, free images are usually of low quality. To kill two birds with one stone, we want to show you a collection of platforms with free AND beautiful imagery for your project.