Recent studies indicate we bloggers now have as few as 30 seconds to impress or lose the attention of a visitor. While there is no one correct way to move visitors around your site good web design means easy navigation for all visitors. If your site navigation isn’t intuitive then all the hard work you do to promote your content is for nothing, as visitors these days scan content quickly, and they won’t return if they can’t immediately locate what they want. Continue reading
Blog Colors on Different Browsers and Monitors
by Guest Author roentarre
Because of the way computers work, looking at a webpage on one computer may give you an entirely different look on another computer. Beyond that, even if you’re on the same computer, if you switch browsers (from Internet Explorer to Netscape for example), you’re going to see the same page differently if you don’t use colors from the 216 web safe color palette that has been around since the very beginning of the Internet.
There are three options for personalizing your wordpress blog.
If your blog is free hosted by wordpress.com you can choose to use one of the themes made available at wordpress.com through your admin section, many of which allow for a customized header -> Dashboard -> Appearance -> Themes>
Alternatively, you can choose to undertake css customizing a wordpress.com theme or making one of your own.
Changing Your Blog? Start With the Colors by Guest Author roentarre
If you want to change up your blog design, but you don’t have a lot of time or resources to dedicate to it, there are some simple things you can do that can have a big impact on your blog and how readers respond to it. By simply changing the color scheme, you can dramatically change the feel and flavor of your blog. A simple color change can really add to your blogging efforts – if you know what you’re doing.
Color and emotions
Color is considered emotional, because variations evoke different emotions in people. We all know that green is the color of money and of nature, but did you also know that green can symbolize greed, envy, and jealousy? The colors you choose will have a direct effect on how the public perceives your company or product. This can be complicated by the fact that our use of color on the web is now limitless: technology allows us to create millions of color combinations. So how do you choose?