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5 Tips for Maintaining an Attractive WebsiteSeptember 27, 2012 / Treena Bjarnason
Once you have a website designed for your business, it is important that you work on its upkeep to ensure that it is attractive to the viewers. An attractive website will receive far more traffic than an attractive one, and when people enjoy what they see on a website, they are more likely to spread the word about the website and what it has to offer. There are several useful tips for maintaining an attractive website, all of which will come in handy if you are the owner of a website.
Check Your Links on a Daily Basis.
Checking your links on a daily basis is a necessity, especially if you have a number of external links on your website. Sometimes links end up being broken, which is not appealing to visitors of your website. It is important that you check your links as much as possible to ensure that they are working properly and are taking people to the right pages. If there are any broken links, it is your responsibility to quickly edit them so that they will work again.
Edit and Update Content on Your Website
The content of your website should always be up to date and fresh. People who visit your website will get tired of reading the same thing repeatedly. If you want to grasp the attention of the visitors of your website, make sure that you edit and refresh the content of your website on a regular basis. This does not mean that you have to create content for the website every day but it does mean that you should be paying close attention and making updates as frequently as you can.
Make Sure All Images are Uploaded Properly
If you have images on your website, and that is something that your website should have, it is important to check that the images have been uploaded correctly and are still working. If images are not working properly, they will bring down the attractiveness of your website because there will be a large box with no picture or with a red x. All images should be working properly at all times.
Check Your Website on Various Browsers
One thing you may have noticed is that your website will appear differently depending upon the browser that visitors are using. Make sure that you check the way that your website looks on various different browsers, which would include Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome. The purpose of this is to make sure your website is running efficiently and appears attractive on different browsers. Keep Your Website Up and Running
Keep Your Website Up and Running
Last but certainly not least, you have to keep your website up and running. If you need to do maintenance on the website, you can still get it done without having to shut the entire website down. When a website goes down for an extended period of time, visitors may become frustrated, which is something that you want to avoid at all costs.