The German Windows Website has long been suffering under high exit rates, broken links and a imperfect mobile layout.
What I did
The latest 2017 website refresh turned the German Windows website not only completely static but mobile-first. Unlike the already fast, previous site, the new website is no longer powered by a CMS (content management system) but just plain .html files.
A modern, mobile-friendly audio player allows desktop visitors to compare the noise level of various German Windows glazing solutions under different environmental conditions.
This section works like a technical catalog: All window and door types are listed with their individual configuration options.
The contact form connects directly to the German Windows Pipedrive CRM account. All submissions automatically show up on their internal dashboard and a custom tracking plugin allows German Windows staff understand where leads came from and what pages they looked at.
The website is not only a lot easier to maintain, but also a lot faster. Page load time is down by 65% and time spend browsing is up by 25%.
This website is powered by Jekyll, a static site generator that compiles raw assets such as Markdown files into a deployment ready website that allows for secure, efficient hosting without PHP, MYSQL or downtime.
- Completely static
- Mobile-first design
- Hosted on AWS S3, AWS CloudFront CDN (99.9% SLA)
- Secured by SSL Certificate