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Prioritising the importance of the information on your web pages can be a tricky one. As a website builder, all your page content is important in its own way so how do you make certain that the various pieces of information on each page are highlighted enough to avoid them being missed. We’ve looked at the various text formats, colours fonts and heading tags but for lists of information, your best option is Bullet Points.
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A superhero is only super because he or she stands out amongst the crowd. If we were a planet of flying, teleporting, time-freezing super-strong aliens, then we wouldn’t think there was anything super about us. When it comes to using formatting methods such as bold, italics, capitals or centering, all of these little text-enhancing superheroes will only stand out if they are used sparingly, in the right place, and when absolutely necessary…
Reviews, testimonials, recommendations – we all seek reassurance in them. We might even skip past the good ones just to see if there are any bad ones.Other people are sources of information for us. They can tell us whether this product or service is actually any good or not. Reading their testimonials builds trust in your business.
If I have multiple domain names, will my website rank better on the search engines? Will I be more likely to draw in extra traffic? Will my website become a supercharged powerhouse bursting with domain names that will become a magnet for new business? The answer might not be quite as positive as you would expect, but hopefully we can answer your questions during this article…
Choosing a domain name for your new business may not be as simple as you think. Most people just use their company name, but unless your branding is well recognised, this may work against you…
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“If a customer fills out a form and adds their email address, what can I do with it?” This is a terrible question, asked by non-GDPR compliant cavemen and cavewoman who still think it’s OK to treat other people’s info as if it’s their own…
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If you have a list of services, prices, dates, times, events, usp’s, special offers, products etc., etc., one of the best ways to make the list stand out is to set them with bullet points. Not only does this prefix each separate line with a “Bullet Point” but it also automatically indents the list from the left side of the page to break its start line away from the standard left margin, which helps to highlight its position.
To set a list in bullet points, simply tab down to a new paragraph and type your list with each item, phrase or point on a separate line / paragraph. Make sure the “Format” is set at “normal” then highlight the whole list and click the Bullet Points button on your editor icon bar.
To widen the spaces between each bullet point, set the whole list with your bullet points in a heading tag, 1,2 or 3. Once you have set the heading tag, you can still change the format, size, font and colour to suit your page layout.
As an alternative to Bullet Points, you can also choose to prefix your list with numbers. If you need to add more lines at the end of your list, simply tab down from the end of the last line and the next number will be entered for you automatically and your cursor placed ready for you to type in the next line.
If you want to position a list with bullet points or numbers elsewhere on your page, i.e, over on the right or in the centre of the page, set your list inside a single line, single column table, which is centre or right aligned as required.
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