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One of the things that entices website visitors to hit their back button is poor navigation. Web designers are well aware of this, and incorporate wire-framing into the design process in order to optimize navigation.
Wireframes are basically black and white layouts that dictate the size and various elements of a page on a website. There are no creative elements involved with wireframes, and instead they are structural in nature. They assist in the web design process by helping to plan layouts pertaining to how users will process site information, and plan how users will engage with interfaces.
Wire-framing essentially helps web designers and clients stay on the same page as far as a website’s structure is concerned. This will help establish how a site should look and function. Wire-framing done right can create a site that people will want to visit, but done wrong, and you’ll just send visitors packing.
Here are the dos and don’ts of wire-framing in web design.
Follow these tips to creating an ideal wireframe when developing a website.