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14,517 Points

Please Review my Website

Hello All!

I just finished finalizing my site and I'd love to hear everyones comments & suggestions.

Key things I'm curious about: SEO, Slider speed, placement of content (removed Twitter feed since I'm not updating it regularly at the moment), and proper color scheme to display data.

Obviously any type of comments is welcome as I look to make this as current and powerful as I can on a business standpoint.

Website: www.fraplantools.com

3 Answers

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

In terms of SEO

The design looks really nice. Here are a few things you might want to look into:

  • For your PDF sample downloads you should have PDF icons for UX reasons, so your users know it's a download
  • According to loads.in the page is image heavy over 1.9MB in size and it takes over 3 seconds to load. Whereas the total page is just 2.2MB. Consider using [SmushIt!](smushit.com)
  • Your contact form doesn't appear to have any validation, here's a tutorial on using HTML5 validations for web forms
  • Check out your alt text, if you can't think of a good description for alt text, it should probably be a background image instead. Here's a good decission tree on figuring out when to use alt text

Chris Caldwell
Chris Caldwell
1,338 Points

Nice Justin! Explored around and thought it was cool!

14,517 Points

Thanks Jacob!

James I appreciate the detail and the links to review. I'll be taking a look at all of this shortly to make adjustments and a better understanding of particular items you listed.