When, you are in search of a service provider, you come across many companies with a board- "We offer world class services!" But do you get all that you want for your website?
What you should actually look for in a good PSD to HTML service provider, a good service provider is one who can provide excellent output, service and support and importantly on time.
As Out Put you should get an error free coding, 100% hand coded semantic markup (PSD to HTML / XHTML & CSS Webpage) and improved loading speed of the site.
A few features or criteria to judge the quality of the code or output:
1) Pixel perfect code for your website.
2) Light weight Tableless CSS based code to arrange elements and texts on the web page.
3) Semantic markup and SEO optimized code- For this; the conversion service should use logical HTML structure which would ensure smooth crawling on the website.
4) Clean W3C Valid XHTML / CSS, as, this would add more liveliness to your website.
5) Hand coded XHTML works better, as, it ensures no unwanted code
6) Perfect cross browser compatibility- The conversion should be compatible with all major and commonly used browsers like Internet Explorer (6, 7, 8), Firefox, Safari, Opera, chrome etc.
7) The best service will ensure that the website works on both windows and Mac.
8) Optimized pages that are fast and easy to load. Nobody wishes to wait long to browse a website. Rather they would prefer shifting to the other option available.
As discussed earlier, apart from the quality of work, good support, on-time delivery, and reasonable price are other important criteria to evaluate a provider. Here are a few:
1. Must confirm the expected delivery date
2. Quick turn-around time: generally its 8 hrs for the home page and 2-4 hrs for inner pages
3. Money back guarantee; NDA etc.
4. Level of customer support like options for communication, support timing etc.
I hope these tips were useful enough. Next time, when hire a service provider, keep these points in mind and I am sure you will be able to find a better service provider. A company with all mentioned qualities has all the rights to display this catchy line on the site- "We Offer World Class Service!"