If you want to lose your clients and repel your visitors away from using your website or even searching for it’s name do these mistakes
1-Missing Search Box
The existence of search box is crucial, because mostly visitors will look for a certain page manually and won’t find it which lead to a negative review for your website, though the existence of search box saves the users lots of hassle.
The ease of reading and clarity of content is a crucial thing in web designing, as you give a lot of time and power in creating a decent user interface to attract visitors you have to also use common fonts to subdivide huge article into smaller ones to make reading it easier and to avoid weird fonts that makes the users life harder.
3- Abusing Flash Format
Flash windows is a good touch to add to your website but using them too much makes browsing clingier and slower so don’t abuse it while building the website and don’t make your homepage a Flash content.
4-Too Hard to Browse
one of the key indicators of a site success is the ease of it’s browsing, so try to make your user’s life easier, make sure all of your hyperlinks are active and don’t confuse the user with unrelated ones or inactive links.
Good content is the one that can attract visitors and the clarity of this content is a huge reason in your site success or failure, most of novice designers might make the mistake of putting all the content in the body of the HTML file and ignore headlines, headers, sub-sections and key search words, it’s a nightmare for the user to surf through a clumsy content specially if he is looking for something specific.
Too much photos in your site can be a huge source of distraction to user, so use pics wisely and only if you need too also some GIFs are nice but still moderation in usage is the key.
7-Too much ADs
We create sites mostly for it’s ad revenue surely but you shouldn’t over populate your site with ads it can be a huge pain for the user.
Most of the internet users don’t really care about site musical backgrounds and most of the finds it annoying, though if it’s really necessary for your site purpose make the users able to control the music volume or mute.