With the constant evolution in the mobile world, with so many different devices getting launched on a regular basis, it is very important keep an eye on the alterations that you as a designer need to make with the help of creative ideas and unique strategies.
1. Easy Navigation:
To make your website easily navigable readable font, clear CTA, uncluttered layout, and button labels are some of the must-haves. You need to create a stress-free and smooth experience to make it easy for your users view your website. Do not stuff the site with unnecessary design components or stale content. If site navigation is difficult for customers to find what they’re searching for, then it’s high time you redesigned the website to make it both mobile responsive and user-friendly. The navigation menus that work in websites won’t function properly in mobile sites. You need to design menus that alter its presentation on different mobile devices with different screen sizes. Also the menus must be large and also responsive to finger touch.
2. Screen Sizes:
By using smooth and free-flowing design you can make your site adapt to various screen sizes. This is when design percentages are assigned to web elements instead of fixed widths so that they change proportionately and fit within the screen. Not everybody uses the website on their PC. Some people visit the website using their mobile phones or their tablets. You need to keep in mind the sizes of all the screen that might be used to view your website. Then considering the sizes of all the possible screen variations, you can design your website accordingly.
3. Speed is Crucial:
It is very obvious that you should keep your website clear of any junk and unnecessary load times. It’s really important to make sure that your website is fast, but in a way that also serves mobile friendly content and files that won’t eat up all of the users mobile bandwidth limit. The loading time of the speed is more important than you think. Every user has an attention span. On average, a user has an attention span of about 10 minutes, if during those 10 minutes they don’t find your website interesting, or your website fails to make an impact then you are in trouble. A fast website grabs more attention. Thus, limit the number of images as these reduce the speed of the website.
4. Using Images:
Talking about images, the size and the quality of the images you use on your website matters a lot. Use small size photos so they can fit well to mobile devices of different sizes. The general rule is to use only 5 photos of a product on different pages. High-resolution images used slow mobile websites to a crawl, but today there’s a variety of ways to facilitate site speed without losing the actual quality of the image. And, because all the smartphones these days have high-resolution screens, your mobile users will certainly notice if you’ve skimped on image quality.
5. Creating Content:
Keep the website design as simple as possible for the site to function effectively across multiple devices. If the design is complicated, nobody would actually be interested in the content. But if the design is simple, people would be able to focus easily on the website. Give priority to your content and keep minimum possible images to make the page load faster. Also you should try and keep the page design simple, clear and clutter free by leaving more white space.
6. Quick Checkin & Checkout:
When purchasing items through mobile sites, nobody wants to go through the lengthy and irritating check-in and check-out process. People prefer making purchases from a website for a reason. The reason is very simply. It’s because they want their purchase to be easy and hassle free. But if you add a lengthy and boring check-in and check-out process, the customers would hardly prefer buying anything from your website. Make sure that you streamline the check-in and check-out process by using the latest techniques for your site’s shopping cart to boost up more conversions.
By keeping in mind the above mentioned points you can try to increase the potential of your website by making it work across multiple devices and multiple platforms as well.