What Is A One-Page Website and Why Would You Use One?

PUBLISHED December 18, 2017
updateD August 18, 2019

What is a one-page website?

By definition, a one-page website is simply a single page website that uses only one HTML page. When clicking on navigation links, the user scrolls down the page or jumps to that particular content’s section. The website may use JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3, or Ajax to accomplish this movement.

Why would you use a one-page website?

Building one-page websites within WordPress allows for speedy builds and can be economical and easy to edit for startups and businesses with no previous online presence or those that don't have a lot of content.

It often removes the obstacles with generating a website from scratch as a small amount of content is needed at a mimimum.

An article titled Why Long Scrolling Sites Have Become Awesome, written by The Next Web highlights why long scroll sites are very popular.

With the current increasing trends in mobile device usage, one-page websites are very well suited for consuming content on mobiles. Long scroll will continue to adopt more advanced effects as mobile devices evolve towards improved functionality and load times.

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Try it out yourself

We have a range of pre-designed one-page layouts, both on WordPress and responsive HTML sites depending on the needs of your business.

These both offer inspiration and highlight how useful these types of websites can be. They would be tailored to suit your brand and content and offer a very quick solution for a new business website. Custom designs are also possible - it's what we specialise in.

One-Page Website Pros:


One page sites can be built very quickly and often are an ideal solution for businesses under time, content and budgets constraints.

Interested in finding out more?

Call us at 086-8710018 or drop us an email to hello@itchyfingersdesign.com and we'd be happy to chat some more about how a one page website can help your business.

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