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What is Sketch to HTML Conversion?

by Alice Amerte

If you want to create a custom website, one of the most efficient strategies you can use is to develop a prototype for your website with the help of software such as Sketch. Such prototypes are used to build a design and user experience for a website before getting into the nitty-gritty details of coding it. This is helpful because it allows those who have design and UX oriented skills to realize their ideas without necessarily being skilled in HTML.

What is Sketch?

Sketch is a software solution that helps designers express exactly what they want in a site’s design, without requiring technical skills in coding or web development. If you are a layperson who wants to take a shot a contributing to the design of your website, many experts actually believe that Sketch is one of the easiest design tools to use. However, we at Reliable PSD do believe that a talented designer is an integral part of the web development process, which is why our Sketch to HTML conversion team includes both coders and designers. Most business owners also opt to hire a designer during the process of custom web creation – another step that we wholeheartedly recommend.

Converting Sketch to HTML With a Conversion Tool

A conversion tool is a software that takes your prototype and turns it into code. This is the easiest way, but not the best way. The quality of code these automated conversion tools generate is not as good as the one you get from a developer.

These tools inevitably will have errors in the code. They also often fail optimize your website for search engines. The final nail in the coffin is that they normally have very poor mobile responsiveness – an increasingly important attribute for websites to possess in a world where the majority of web traffic now comes from smartphones and tablets.

Can I Convert Sketch to HTML Myself?

If you have a deep understanding of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, this is the best way to do it. This way you have a lot of flexibility and ease of maintenance for your website. You will know exactly which lines of code you need to modify in order to change something and how you can do it the right way.

However, to achieve the highest level of accessibility and usability, you have to follow the latest web standards and SEO best practices during the conversion. This is probably not for you if you’re not well-versed with the concepts of web design, user interface, user experience, web development.

Working With A Sketch to HTML Service Provider

If you have a passion for design but don’t have a great understanding of code, then this is the option for you. If you want to learn more about high-quality Sketch to HTML conversion services, then we encourage you to reach out to our team here at Reliable PSD for a free quote!

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