Essay on The Presentation And Credibility Of An Online Website

828 Words Mar 7th, 2016 4 Pages
The presentation and credibility of an online website goes a long way on showing whether or not it is reliable for information. There are many different criteria to look for in a reliable website including appearance, organization, and credibility. The website I evaluated for my topic of choice was WashingtonPost.com. The website provides instant news and information of various topics from all over the world in an organized, user-friendly fashion. After browsing the website, I was able to conclude that WashingtonPost.com is an effective website due to the fact that it is able to provide news and information through a well-organized and simple way, all while maintaining a sense of professionalism. Readers will be able to take a website that is clean and professional, organized, and credible much more seriously compared to other sources. To begin, it is important to note the presentation of WashingtonPost.com. The homepage on the website was very clean cut and professional. The way the website presented itself with the black and white color scheme provided a sense of professionalism right away. Also, the website used a font which was very clean and easy to read, which helped create consistency to their professional style. While maintaining a sense of professionalism, the website also made it more visually appealing by providing attention-grabbing photos to their homepage and respective articles. Overall, the website made a great first impression due to its clean…

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