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A Client’s Guide to Web Design Terminology

Good communication is important in any project, but it’s essential in web design. The challenge is that web design is deceptively simple on the surface, but still contains many hidden technical details - details that it’s your responsibility as a client to know.

Your web developer will mention many specialized terms that may sound foreign to you, but they're mentioning them for a reason. They are important indications of how well your website functions and will affect how it performs. So it’s in your best interest to learn what those terms mean.

To that end, we've compiled a list of web design terms that every client should know. If you have any questions about some of the topics covered here, feel free to...

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