17 Ways To Improve Your Website Images

Almost every webpage in existence has something in common: images. Besides making a webpage look better, visual elements have been psychologically proven to be more effective at helping a reader retain information than just text alone. (Nerd note: This phenomenon is called The Picture Superiority Effect, and is based on Allan Paivio’s 1971 dual-coding theory.)

In my opinion as a professional designer, images are the MOST critical element when it comes to making a first impression on your website. Headlines and layout follow closely behind, but an image sets the tone immediately.

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