The Ultimate Downloadable Website Checklist
Does Your Website Have What it Needs to Succeed? Use this downloadable website checklist to make sure yours is set up for success.
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Why should you have a downloadable website checklist?
Are you having issues with your new business website?
Does your website need more traffic?
Is your website missing essential features relevant to your audience?
Do you need to redesign your website?
These are all important questions and if you find yourself asking any of them, you need a downloadable website checklist to make sure you’re website is ticking all the boxes.
A website checklist is essential to making sure that your website is meeting the needs of your customer.
WebCommander recently researched and compiled data on thousands of websites addressing user experience, CTR, engagement as well as features and functions to compile the ultimate website checklist. They have shared their infographic with Pixel Productions since we share the same audience. This infographic covers from top to bottom all critical features like load speed, design, content strategy, home page, engaging product or service page requirements, organic search, social media influences, paid traffic as well as many pros and cons.
Take a look at some of the key highlights included within this super handy downloadable website checklist, and then download the checklist to assess your website.
Downloadable Website Checklist Overview:
Speed and design
You should use a good website host, optimize images and reduce plugins and scripts to ensure a fast load speed. The design of a website is the main feature visible in front of visitors at first glance. Your design should be appealing and responsive. You should add a favicon and incorporate human faces to make the website more connected to visitors.
Content presentation and quality
Your website should be filled with easy-to-read and scannable content. Always try to use visuals like images, videos, slide share, infographics and screenshots to make your content presentation engaging. To boost your content quality, upload relevant content with supporting evidence.
A home page section of any page should be designed to answer all the identity-related questions of a website. It should include the logo, call to action, photos of you and your team members, quick navigation, portfolio, blog and search function. Credibility enchanters like awards, testimonials and work samples should be included in this section.
Service or the product page
When you are using text for a service or webpage, try to avoid jargon. Testimonials and calls to action are the most tempting part of a service or product page, and the critical factor is your visual presentation of the service or products.
Always try to provide an easy-to-buy process to your customers. Ask your customers only for relevant and minimal information. Try to maintain an easy contact system with your customers to make them feel you are always available.
When you are up to building an organic search for your website, you have to work on keyword optimization, local SEO, backlinks, URL and headline. Only choose keywords with research, and avoid duplicate content – an SEO audit will help with this.
Social media platform
Social media plays a vital role in engaging more visitors to your website. Manage to fill in every field of your bio in your social media profile and link the site with your other social media profiles. Try to Keep a share button in your content thus people can share it with just one click.
The infographic below lists a website’s must-have features by section:
This website checklist is fairly all-inclusive, one area that it doesn’t cover is security. This site security checklist will cover that aspect;