Why splash pages work?
Splash pages provides relevant information in just a few seconds on the first page without even scrolling.
The splash page allows you to display your animations or flash at least once
Splash pages can act as an advertisement for the company to show off your best work.
Splash pages allow you readers to choose various functions such as selecting a language or the site technology that fits them.
Disadvantages of splash pages
Splash pages are often flawed. Oftentimes, it takes a long time to load and offer no useful information.
In some studies, 25% of visitors leave a site right after seeing a splash page. So you really need a thorough consideration if you want to add splash pages to your site.
Splash pages contains flash animation without useable content, thus, search engines will not rank your site very high, and sometimes bring your site’s ranking down.
Animations in splash pages are repetitive. People who have been in your site before don’t want to sit through it again.
Top 10 Splash Designs
The design show off the vintage and futuristic feel that is strong enough to leave curiosity to its potential users.
This creative design perfectly fits to the brand’s personality. It is whimsical, playful and illustrative.
Elevator gives its elevator pitch as you scroll down the page. It has a little trail that follows you down the page where you sign up.
A website that offers a simple look and feel with stunning 3D designs.
An iPhone App for wine lovers. It’s comes with a realistic design that is just right for the brand.
It is a very appealing website that can appeal once to welcome your page.
The simple landing page offers incredible balance between clarity and detail. The beautiful photographs also make everything stunning.
Its landing page gives you the convenience you need. It simply gives you everything in a few seconds, whether you would like to shop or just look around and explore.
The landing page is so elegant and while maximizing its functionality.
The effectiveness of splash pages varies from person to person. For some people, splash pages may seems so absurd but for others, splash pages allows websites to be informative, representative, and effective in making the brand popular.
Richard is a creative designer & blogger. He writes for Crayonify about Graphics, Creativity and UX Design. Richard loves to unlock his creativity with writing.