While there are some aspects to having a business that might be a ‘one and done’ element, your website is not one of them. Would you get tired of hearing the same commercial jingle for a product? Of course, you would! Conversely, if you never do anything to change the look and or functionality of your website you will likely fall behind your competitors in that space. But how do you know it is time for a website redesign?
As web developers for over 15 years, the Page Progressive team has worked on many websites from custom-coded themes, to other sites that use WordPress templates. As a result, we have had the opportunity to learn a great deal about how to get the most from various WordPress themes and plugins. Consequently, we have formed an opinion on WordPress themes. Today, we will share why we find the Divi theme to be a great choice for so many website situations.
Did you know that….
There is a $100 return for every dollar that your company invests in your website’s user experience. – Forrester
75% of user judgment about your business’s credibility is based on your website’s design. – University of Surrey
It takes about 50 milliseconds for users to form an opinion about your website that determines whether they like your site or not, whether they’ll stay or leave.
Judgments on website credibility are 75% based on a website’s overall aesthetics. Invisionapp
A study of Fortune 500 websites showed that 63% have content above the fold. 50% have a scrolling content, 63% use high-quality images that engage the users and their average site load time is 6.5 seconds. Red
39% of site guests will stop engaging with a website if the images won’t load or take too long to load. Adobe
It might seem impossible to believe, but 2018 will soon be finished and 2019 will be rolling in. And, with that in mind, it is helpful to start thinking now about what you want for your business in the year ahead. Whatever your company goals, there’s a good chance updating your website can go a long way into helping you achieve your goals.
Do mobile users find what they are looking for when they land on your business site? How quickly does your site load on mobile devices?
Google wants you to know the answers to these questions and how to improve your results. The company has introduced a new, free tool created with small business owners in mind. “Test My Site with Google” analyzes a site’s performance across devices and provides specific fixes for less-than-optimal results. It’s easy to use and does not require technical knowledge to understand.