Review- PSD to HTML Converter, Easy Design to HTML Conversion

PSD to HTML Converter is best known to offer conversion services for Photoshop designs to HTML codes. Transforming innovative designs into absolute CMS integrated coded layouts would help web pages to upload easily in all sorts of web browsers.

Manual coding services can sometime bring error and bugs while converting Photoshop designs into HTML pages. This review reveals the potential benefits and the drawbacks of PSD to HTML Conversion services being carried out by the respective conversion firm.

Highlights of User Requirements
  • Several Photoshop layers collectively represents one single image, they need to be transformed into one single layer in HTML.
  • Fonts used in the PSD layout must remain in their original outlook along with line spacing, text alignment, subscript or superscript text, etc.
  • Output HTML code must be SEO friendly and with highly optimized features. It must be altered easily thereafter.

Functionality- PSD to HTML Converter
  • As Photoshop layout consists of PSD layers, HTML template also formed by several CSS or HTML layers. All visible layers are successfully encoded to HTML. Here, it is important to note that:

    -    All the text incorporated layers are transformed to the HTML text blocks
    -    Image encapsulated layers are converted to HTML image blocks

    Note: For a logo or a background, if several layers exist, it is important to group the layers and mark them with ‘#merge’ tag beforehand. The layers of the merge group will automatically be transformed to one single layer while conversion.
  • PSD to HTML Converter preserves the layout and structure of the text layers while conversion to HTML codes to a maximum extent.
  • For non-standard fonts, an image is created with alternative text against the text incorporated in the PSD layer. Service has an important feature that any of Google fonts are embedded automatically. I.e. in addition to text layers with standard web safe fonts any text with google fonts will be automatically converted as text.
  • In the HTML\ CSS output file, PSD layer group is transformed to a div block. It will be converted to "div" only in case it is not tagged like with #header, #header, #ul, etc. So, if it is tagged, for example, as #header then it will be converted as header tag.
PSD to HTML Converter offers Additional Features
While selecting the conversion format and features, the conversion firm allows selecting following attributes

The Layout
Layout type can be selected by marking any one option from the provided alternatives:


layout type

  • Fixed Width Layout
  • Flexible backgrounds
  • Flexible width layout
  • Let the service decide

Font size Units

Font size and properties can be selected by marking any one option among the given alternatives:

font-size-units
  • em
  • px
  • %
  • Rem (added recently)
Convert Text layers to Text
While initiating conversion from PSD design layers to HTML pages, the conversion firm ask to convert all text layers irrespective of standard and non-standard fonts to HTML font layers:

covert text layers to text
  • Yes
  • No

Text Direction
This feature is appropriate for the languages that are read from right to left direction such as Arabian language. So, appropriate option can be selected while conversion:

Text Direction
  • LTR (Left to Right)
  • RTL (Right to Left)
Remove Unused Images
PSD to HTML Converter offers this option to avoid conversion of redundant layers or data as this will save time. I have selected ‘Yes’ for this option:

remove unused images
  • Yes
  • No
Cons & Pros
  • Talking about the benefits, the conversion firm offers a couple of potential features that makes design to code journey successful and efficient.
  • There are no such drawbacks or shortcomings found in the conversion procedure or the final output.
  • There is PSD to HTML Conversion API is also available, but you’ll need to contact the owners first for more details.
Pricing
  • PSD to HTML Converter firm have charged 3 USD for one single conversion.
  • Subscription to the services is offered for 1 day, 30 days or 60 days at a flat rate of 6.99, 19 and 99 USD respectively and unlimited PSD to HTML conversion can be availed. 

Conclusion
PSD to HTML Converter offers effective conversion features and delivers error free high grade coded pages, validated to W3C standards. Its price mechanism is quite impressive and affordable. Additional features being offered while conversion makes the tool even more scalable such as PSD file to HTML5 and CSS3 Code. Where shape layers are from PSD file are represented as CSS3 code in resulting markup. You can read more about CSS3 support.

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