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Infographics as web content

Published in Website Design

Infographics or Information Graphics as defined by Wikipedia are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly. Infographics is designed to simplify information by transforming data into a graphical representation making data conveyable and easier to understand.

The use of Infographics is nothing new and has been around for many years. During early age, illustrations and sketches are used as techniques of disseminating information. Cave drawings are probably the earliest known examples of Infographics. Nowadays, it is commonly used to illustrate a process, signage, maps, and plans.

PDF, Portable Document Format, is one of the most popular ways of representing documents nowadays. In the World Wide Web, PDFs are typically used as formats for electronic brochures, magazines, manuals and e-books. As website owners, there are instances that they need to display PDFs as part of their websites directly readable by viewers.

If you often find it tricky to embed PDF files on your pages, this article is especially written for you. You will be surprised how easy it is to do so.

Today, we will be using a very useful tool called ‘Enbed PDF’ by Heinelt. This nifty tool allows you to insert internal or external PDF files in your article.

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Photo gallery is a beneficial feature you can add on your website. Galleries help you to promote your products, services, and portfolios. In addition to that, photos and visuals can even become an effective business tool. Having a photo gallery makes your site engaging in the process. It allows people to spend more time on your website thus increase your analytics popularity.

There are multiple ways to get your photos online. Various websites offer photo-sharing services that are fast and hassle-free. It helps you manage your album and easily embed or share your photos to your website.

With the emergence of tables and smartphones these days, the requirement and need for mobile web browsing has multiplied. Few years ago, nobody cares if your website is mobile ready. However, as tech giants give birth to new gadgets yearly, it is quite important to keep up with the trend. Why? The answer is fairly simple; almost everybody owns a smartphone!

People from the web design industry can attest how difficult it is to battle in the mobile world. Imagine yourself packing clothes for a four-month vacation in one small suitcase. Tricky isn't it? Similar to mobile browsing, it is quite difficult to please your audience. A number of things are to be considered such as the screen size of the gadget, supported scripts, speed of the device, etc.

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