Join Paul Trani for an in-depth discussion in this video Planning and designing a web site, part of Creating a First Web Site with Dreamweaver CS6.
Before you dive right into designing and developing your site, you need to start…to plan it out, and in order to plan it out, you need to know what the business…requirements are, technical requirements, set up the user requirements, and…design requirements.…So lot of requirements here, but they all make a lot of sense.…Starting with the business requirements, we need to ask ourselves what's the…goal of the website? And really, all decisions concerning the design should be…made based on the goal of the website.…Are you trying to inform, persuade somebody to maybe buy something, are they…trying to do something?…Answer all those questions and really the result will be the content for the website.…
So going on from that, what are the technical requirements, what are the…technical specs if you will?…Well, we need to make sure the content downloads fast, we need to make sure this…website is compatible across all browsers, and even across different devices,…from tablets to mobile device, and we need to make sure it's optimized for…
- Understanding basic web principles
- Adding content to a web page
- Linking to web sites and email addresses
- Styling content with CSS
- Creating a layout that fits multiple browsers and devices
- Building an HTML5 layout
- Inserting images and video
- Adding a menu bar
- Creating a contact form
- Integrating a Twitter feed
- Uploading and testing a web site
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Where do I learn more about how to make a website?
A: Discover more on this topic by visiting how to make a website on lynda.com.
Photoshop CS6 for Web Design (2012)with Justin Seeley4h 56m Appropriate for all
1. Understanding Web Site Design
2. Creating a Web Page
3. Stylizing Content
4. Creating a Flexible Layout
5. Adding Navigation and Pages
6. Adding a Portfolio
7. Using Content from Other Sources
8. Creating a Contact Form
9. Testing and Uploading
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