Make Your Site Look More Web 2.0 With A Few Easy Changes

Some designers get it and some don’t but if you’ve been looking at redesigning your site and want the “cool web 2.0” feel then you’re just a click away. Web Design from Scratch, a design-centric site, has posted a nice article on the things that make the 2.0 feel what it is.

Web Design from Scratch: The list below is a summary of many of the common features of typical “Web 2.0” sites.

Clearly, a site doesn’t need to exhibit all these features to work well, and displaying these features doesn’t make a design “2.0” – or good!

1. Simplicity
2. Central layout
3. Fewer columns
4. Separate top section
5. Solid areas of screen real-estate
6. Simple nav
7. Bold logos
8. Bigger text
9. Bold text introductions
10. Strong colours
11. Rich surfaces
12. Gradients
13. Reflections
14. Cute icons
15. Star flashes