Join Laurie Burruss for an in-depth discussion in this video Capturing a website, part of Web Site Planning and Wireframing: Hands-On Training.
To start this project choose a web site with a well-designed homepage, but I…want you to make sure it's not Flash. The way Flash works is very different…than the way HTML works. If you are not sure how to check this, you can…right-click anywhere on the web page and you will see that it says Web…Developer. That indicates it's an HTML site. If you move around the site and…click other places, you will see that wherever I right-click on this particular…page it says Web Developer. A pretty good indication this is an HTML or XHTML web page.…
A lot of web pages are hybrid. They will have both HTML and Flash. …For instance, I showed you lynda.com's homepage and that's a hybrid web site. …They have some Flash elements on it, but it's not an all-Flash web site. I highly…recommend not using an all- Flash web site for this project.…In this project I'm choosing the homepage for the Pasadena Digital Media…Center. The first thing I'm going to do is do a screen capture. On the…Macintosh that screen capture is done by doing Command+Shift+4. So on my…
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After learning the tools and techniques demonstrated in this course, viewers can continue on to the next course in this series: Creating a CSS Style Guide: Hands-On Training.
- Seeing, scanning, and reading a web page
- Understanding naming conventions
- Creating file structures
- Understanding page hierarchy
- Using Acrobat and Photoshop with wireframes
- Building a professional wireframe from scratch
- Identifying and using web standards in site design
- Usability Testing
Skill Level Beginner
1. How the Internet Works
2. Using Your Browser
Choosing a browser3m 12s
3. Deconstructing a Web Page
4. Learning the Ground Rules
5. Designing for the Internet
A case study4m 57s
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