Join Laurie Burruss for an in-depth discussion in this video The eight commandments of naming, part of Web Site Planning and Wireframing: Hands-On Training.
This is a very important movie. I'm going to lay out the Eight Commandments.…These are the rules, these are the commandments. Never break them. So, let's…take a look at commandment number 1: Use no spaces in filenames. Now I have put…together some examples. What is wrong here? Right off the bat, you see there is…a space. So, how could we correct this? We could close up the spaces and just…type it straight. An easy simple thing, just don't use spaces.…
Commandment number 2: Use underscores or hyphens for making spaces between…words. Occasionally, it is good to see a little space or break between words or…concepts and there is a way you can do that. What is wrong with this example?…Again, we have a space. We can't have spaces just hanging here and there. So,…how could we fix this but still make it look spacey? I prefer using underscore.…Once I choose a method, I'm consistent in that use of naming throughout my web…site. Underscore is my preferred way.…
Commandment number 3: Use short file names that have meaning. Most designers…
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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
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5. Designing for the Internet
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