September 19, 2020

12 Common Sections of a Website

1. Landing / Home Page

What people first see when they reach your site. It is a great place to include a logo, company colors, and other branding.

2. About Us

A brief description of the individual or organization. Let people know who you are and what you do. List your physical address.

3. Blog

Short for "Web-log" and contains posts written by the owner of the website, or people writing on their behalf. Great for Search Engine Optimization.

4. Services / Products / Prices

Let people know what services or products you provide. It is more of a summary than a full blown Online Store.

5. Online Store

E-commerce. This is where your customers can buy your product. Shopping carts and checkout systems, processing online payments.

6. Showcase / Gallery / Portfolio

A place to demonstrate your skills, services and products. Show potential clients and customers what you can do for them.

7. Testimonials / Reviews

8. Let others sing their praises. May include reviews from Google and feeds from social media.

8. Frequently Asked Questions

Help for your users. FAQ's can be updated to answer the most common questions, and help lighten the load of customer service.

9. Contact

How to get ahold of you. Email, Phone, Social Media, Mailing Address. Contact forms help to reduce unwanted spam.

10. Latest News

A section of your site that can updated regularly to let people know what's new. Social media feeds can be integrated to make updates simple.

11. Jobs / Careers

List current job opportunities. Synchronize with your LinkedIn account or other online job boards.

12. Privacy Policy / Terms of Service

Tell your users how their personal information will be used and stored. Lay out the terms governing the use of your website.

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