5 Great Ways to Add Character to Your Site

5 Great Ways to Add Character to Your Site

Looking for something extra to add some personality to your site? Try these tips to liven things up.

If you’re on the look out for things that could give more personality to an otherwise less than lively site, here are some things you might want to try.

1. Use Flashy Background Effects

Though this is better used sparingly, when used for the right sections, background image effects can effectively draw attention to page highlights. Here’s the fixed image effect as a great example.

Background Effects in Action

Using fixed images is great for highlighting important sections. Be careful not to overuse this effect though since too much of a good things might lead your guests feeling confused as to what to focus on.

2. Write Catchy Headers

Headers should be catchy, spark curiosity and spur the urge to read some more.

Need to be more funky?

Catchy catchphrases is the name of the game.

3. Use Dynamic Elements

For a little more life, use dynamic elements like animations, GIFs or videos in your site. A little action can go a long way.

Made you look


Catch more eyes


4. Implement Hover Effects

To make your site more interactive, make use of great hover effects.


Great effects come in different forms


Great effects come in different forms

5. Make use of Pop-ups

Pop-ups are a great way to keep your site clean while still using interactive elements to consume more content.


Every site needs a little oomph. Here are elements that you can use to add some personality to your site:

  • Use flashy background effects
  • Write catchy headers
  • Use dynamic elements
  • Implement hover effects
  • Make use of pop-ups

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