Wix Designer Blog

Graphic Designer & Website Designer Tips

As a website designer and graphic designer, I love sharing great tips and tools that make designing easier. As part of my website design services, I train clients on how to update their websites or to do their own SEO (search engine optimization), so I post many of these tips for my clients to train them how to use Wix and other tools to keep their website up-to-date. Keeping websites current is the best way to get found and to keep people coming back to your website. 
 

Check out all my Design & SEO tips and resources in my blog below:

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Animated Icons for Website Designers

As a Website Designer, I am always hearing about cool new resources for designers, and love to share them! Here is a cool source for animated icons for websites: www.potlabicons.com Here are some other cool icon resources: iconshock.com/svg-icons You can even customize the colors of these SVG icons! iconarchive.com icons8.com illustrio.com

Pinterest & Wix

Here are some tips on how you can pin images and products from your Wix Website using Wix Stores. One way I like to "pin" online store products is to use screenshots to capture a grouping of products that you can then pin and link to your store page. To take a screenshot on a Mac, you can use Command + Shift and the number 4 on your keyboard, this will give you crosshairs that you can then select the area of the screen you want to capture. If you run into trouble with Pinterest not pinning a site by using "Save from Site" in the Create Pin panel, you're not alone. Wix website URLs often give the response "Site is not reachable." You are not alone, this is happening across all Wix websites, I

Resizing Images for Wix Websites

As a professional Website Designer, I get this question from clients all the time: Do I need to resize my images for my website? For websites including Wix websites, I recommend down-sizing your images to 1980 pixels wide by whatever height they are. This will allow you to use the images full screen without loss of resolution, but they're also small enough that they won't be huge file downloads. Save them in JPG format around 70-80 quality for the best size for web use. Since not all of my clients have (or know how to use) Photoshop (which is what I use for photo resizing and photoshopping images), you can also use any image editor to size your images to the 1980 pixel size. Here is a han

Plant Nursery Catalog Designer

We are excited to be hired as the catalog designer for Barton Nurseries, a plant nursery based in New Jersey. Check out some of the designed pages below. View more of our recent catalog design »

Wix Contact Form Settings, Explained

Above is a video on how to edit Wix Forms so it shows a message upon submission rather than going to the thank you page. As a Wix Designer and Wix SEO expert, I do recommend using a thank you page as you can include additional info such as FAQs, as well as links to other pages for more info. More importantly, adding a redirect to send the user to a new page upon submitting the form decreases your webpage's “bounce rate” which can help with search engine ranking/optimization (SEO). Google and other search engines take Bounce Rates into consideration when ranking sites, “Bounce Rate” refers to the percentage of visitors to a particular website who navigate away from the site after viewing o

Editing Wix Blog Text Styles

Here are some quick tips on editing the text size, colors, and font choices in the new Wix Blog. This includes headline, paragraph, and quote styles. Need help designing your Wix Website? Contact us today for a free estimate »

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