You’ve probably noticed the trend for bigger, bolder visual elements on websites. There are several reasons for this trend, and one of the biggest is that visual elements catch the attention of the reader. A picture really is worth a thousand words, and it grabs the reader above the fold. That means you have them, at least for the moment, and can then keep them engaged with your amazing content.
One way to incorporate large images is with full-screen website backgrounds. However, a full-screen background can be done really well, and it can also be done really wrong. The last thing you want is to make your website cluttered or the text difficult to read. To make sure you’re using a full-screen background in a way that will entice readers to hang around your site, try these best practices:
When it comes to using larger images in the background or anywhere on the page, you have to stop and consider what you want your priority to be on the page. Compelling images can be engaging and inspiring to your audience. However, those same images can also fall flat if placed incorrectly on the page. … [Read More]