Web page templates are ready-made Web pages created to use as a basis for fast and high-quality website development. All you need is to add your text and pictures to your Web design template - and you'll get a functional and individual site ready for upload.
Web page templates can suit the needs of the beginners without making them spend months and months studying HTML and design software. They are also perfect for Web designers looking for new ideas and constrained by tight schedules. Web design templates will also suit the needs of active businessmen who want to develop a Web project with minimal cost and time investments.
Why do people use Web page templates?
Because this type of Web design has attractive and indispensable advantages...
- Faster. Using a Web design template increases the speed of the website creation process by 5-10 times. And you don't waste time looking for original concepts, matching appropriate color schemes, choosing optimal layout - professional Web page templates have all those ingredients.
- Higher quality. While saving precious hours, you don't have to sacrifice quality - experienced designers approach the process keeping in mind both esthetic and professional points of view - the templates are functional, easy-to-edit and at the same time really original.
- Cheaper. No need to pay $3000-5000 for a professional website.
$30 - and you get a qualitative design as an excellent basis for your website.
$70 - and you receive a full site which includes subpages you may need with appropriate layouts and pictures.
$200 - and professional tuners will adapt the Web design template to fit your personal needs.
- Easier. All Web page templates are built with special attention to creating easy-to-use products. Each Web design template is automatically and manually checked before coming onto the market to guarantee its handleability.
- Rarer. The below Web page templates are provided by TemplateMonster which occupies one of the leading positions in the Web design templates market. TemplateMonster really delivers the rarest and the most original designs in the mass Web design domain.
TemplateMonster offers thousands of Web page templates and takes steps to guarantee the originality of websites created on their basis, including tracing and severe suppression of any illegal reselling and distribution of the templates. The easiest way to find your template is to search by appropriate category.
All Web design templates are delivered in ZIP files. A ZIP file is a single compressed file that contains the complete set of folders and files. You may need WinZip to open this file.
Internal structure of Web page templates
- WITH_FL - contains flash animated version and all source files.
- CLIPART_LIBRARY - contains free clipart PSD files with various design elements such as arrows, bullets, buttons, icons, logos, and others.
- BUTTONS, LOGOS, WINDOWS - contain various buttons in PSD format.
- FONTS - contains all fonts used in PSD files. This folder may contain subfolders, all fonts should be installed.
- HTML - contains HTML files.
- FLASH - contains SWF flash movies used in HTML files. This folder must be uploaded to site and situated in the same folder with HTML files.
- IMAGES - contains all images used in HTML files. This folder must be uploaded to site and situated in the same folder with HTML files.
- PSD - contains Adobe Photoshop PSD files.
- WITHOUT_FL - contains non animated version.
(Depending on the type of templates, some folders may not exist.)
To use Web page templates you should have following software installed on your computer:
- HTML editor such as Macromedia Dreamweaver, Microsoft FrontPage and so on.
- Adobe Photoshop 5 or higher.
- Macromedia Flash MX 6 or higher (if flash animation included).
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