Signs That Your Website Needs To Be Redesigned or Updates?

Signs That Your Website Needs To Be Redesigned or Updates
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– November 27, 2019

Here At Pahappa limited, we design corporate websites, a tool that is very essential to promote services/products on the web to businesses and institutions today. We have designed websites for different institutions in various sectors like Real Estate, Health, Education, Manufacturing, Hospitality, and Tourism, as well as commodity retail.

Here are the signs that your website needs to be updated or upgraded

  1. Your website looks and feels outdated.

 “It’s just about being online” Don’t listen to such people your website is a 24-7 salesperson and a representation of your brand online as well an excellent marketing tool your business.

People who really understand marketing know the first impression lasts forever, your business website not out of that to that too. It can be opened anywhere in the world and what you want is to convert your visitors into leads or customers, and that doesn’t just happen with outdated website design, your website has got to be fresh, nice looking and modern in all ways to you as well as your visitors. -If you don’t find your website pleasant to look at, chances are that your visitors or companies feel the same way.

  1. Your website has a layperson’s design.

Most companies in Uganda be like – It’s just a website; Call our IT Department. And they ignore expertise & experience.  we have seen this so much especially in Uganda as the boss looks to save the budget. while this may save you some money short term, your website will most likely not reflect your brand in terms of quality and may impact your results too. If your website designer has no portfolio (Previous work to show), you may as well have a bad website design

  1. Your website is not mobile-friendly.

Also Known as “Responsive Design” We all know most of the website visitors always come from mobile phones & tablets (Over 75% of internet traffic), Mobile-friendliness contributes a lot to the quality and usability of your website. What Responsive means is basically that your website has a diverse and most desirable design for different devices by their respective screen sizes.

It is becoming more and more important to have your website looking and feeling great on all device types –Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops, Desktops, etc.

  1. Website taking a long time to open.

A Slow website not only switches your visitor’s mood off; it also makes them never want to return again, -ever. High load time also takes the attention of search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo away from your website as they don’t like sending people to your slow website.

This is mostly a hosting-related issue if not heavy code or images. There are several ways of optimizing for speed and we always try to make all our websites load faster.

  1. Your website has no Backend.

The backend allows a website owner to easily add, change, and update almost anything on their website with no need for coding skills or help from a skilled developer. If Your website doesn’t have one? trust me when I say you need to visit us today for all updates or website redesigning

  1. Your website does not represent your company anymore.

This may be adding new services, products, team & content, editing the ones you changed in design or pricing, updating or removing the ones you don’t offer any more (Out of stock), among others. As we indicated above, we offer backend, which helps a website owner to update these contents easily

If your website comprises information that is not up-to-date or missing key information you want visitors to access, your website doesn’t make sense to your company anymore.

  1. Website Usability

Usability is all the look and feels, mobile-friendliness, navigation for both humans and Search engines among others. You need to have your website easily usable and that’s how people will stay logger on your website hence more business for you as people and search engines get to understand what you are and offer.

Below are some signs your website has a poor usability score;

  • Your website is difficult to navigate and has confusing or no menu at all.
  • Your website doesn’t engage your visitors with clear calls to actions to boost sales.
  • Your site structure does not cater for Search engines.
  • Your website is not mobile-friendly.
  • Your website takes forever to load most times.
  • Among others, usability is too extensive and important to your website design


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