Five Website-Related Skills Every Client Should Know

Post by admin | August 24, 2019

A big part of web design and development is implementing different types of creative solutions. No matter how much we customize a website for our clients, but in the end, our clients still need to do a few things on their website by themselves.

If you look carefully, then you will understand that there’s a lot of work that you can’t skip. Due to this reason we always recommend our clients to gain at least a working knowledge of some common website-related skills. Here are the five of them.

#1 Security Measures

We don’t expect that our clients will be full-on security experts, but still, they will need to know basic skills which will help them to improve the safety measures of their site. For example, by setting a strong password for your CMS’s admin panel, you will be able to improve the safety measure of your website.

Meanwhile, you also have to be careful when installing plugins on your site. Here it is important for them to understand the fact that installing unknown plugins can also become security risks. Meanwhile, you also have to avoid granting access to other sites to develop a sense of cynicism. It can also be risky for your site.

#2 Content Organization

Let us suppose you have built a high functioning beautiful website, but after a few months of that, you want to add new a feature on your site. So what you will do know? Well, you have to log in to your website and update the content.

If you don’t know about content organization, then the structure of your site might look messy. So you should also learn the content organizing techniques first before editing your web copy.

#3 Basic SEO

Most of the people think that web design and search engine optimization are two different entities. But if you look carefully, then you will understand that these two things walk hand in hand. As a site owner, you have to learn some basic SEO and content optimization techniques which will help you to rank higher.

If you are writing a blog post, then keep it fresh and make it longer. In addition to that, you also have to optimize the title, headings, and the meta description of the blog post. If you use images on your site, then you also have to optimize them. You have to do two things to optimize the images of your website. First of all, you need to compress or lower down the size of the image. It will prevent your site from being bulkier. As a result, the site will load faster, which will reduce your bounce rate and improve your Google ranking.

In addition to that, you also need to optimize your images with Alt Text. By using this, you will help Google to understand the subject of your image. It will allow Google to understand better the context of your blog post, which will result in better indexing.  In your post, you also have to link other authority sites.  By doing this, you will be able to make your website more valuable and scale the resource.

#4 Image Editing

When designing a site, we use photos of specific features. After the designing process if you want to add some photos on your website, then you have to follow the same set of specifications when editing.

This is the main reason for which we always recommend our clients to learn the basics of photo editing. Well, you don’t have to be an expert photo editor, but you have to learn the basic photo editing skills. Photoshop and GIMP are the two most effective tools that you can use to edit your images.

#5 Know the Limitations

This is the final and the most important thing that we want our clients to know. We always educate and encourage our clients to understand their limits. If they don’t understand it, then their site managing act might affect the structure of the site and its performance.

Due to this reason, we always tell our clients that the functionalities of a website are really sensitive, and a wrong action might affect it. We tell them that they are always welcome to contact us if they are not sure how to do something.

These are the top five website-related skills that your clients should know. These things will help them to manage their website in a better way.

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