Web design is the method of creating websites. It encloses several different aspects, including webpage layout, content creation, and graphic design. Technically web design and web development are used reciprocally, web design is theoretically a subset of the bigger category of web development.
Normally Websites are using a markup language called HTML. Web designers form webpages using HTML tags that explain the content and metadata of every page. The layout and appearance of the elements within a webpage are naturally defined using CSS (cascading style sheets). Therefore, maximum websites include a mixture of HTML and CSS that defines how each page will perform in a browser.
Many web designers prefer to hand code pages (typing HTML and CSS from scratch), while others use a “WYSIWYG” editor like Adobe Dreamweaver. This provides a visual interface for designing the webpage layout and the software automatically creates the corresponding HTML and CSS code. An otherwise popular way to design websites by using a content management system like WordPress or Joomla. These services offer different website templates which can be used as a starting point for a new website. Webmasters add content and customize the layout using a web-based interface.
While HTML and CSS are helpful to design the look and feel of a website, images must be shaped distinctly. Therefore, graphic design may join with web design, usually, graphic designers create images for use on the Web. Many graphics programs like Adobe Photoshop even include a “Save for Web…” selection that provides an easy way to transfer images in a format optimized for web publishing.