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A well-organized website takes into account both the nature of the material to be presented and the nature of your audience, making sure that vital information is only a few clicks away. Even a one-page web site benefits from intelligent organization and presentation of material. Good organization is absolutely essential.


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How to select the best web design agency for your business?

How to select the best web design agency for your business? I can hear many of you saying “Why I need to get a “goooood” website for my business?” Now more than ever people spend more and more of their time online. The online presence of companies becomes the norm opposed to a simple extension o...


posted Aug 16, 2011

by James Mallorie


Tracking, Evaluation, and Maintenance

An abundance of information about visitors to your site can be recorded with your Web server software. Even the simplest site logs track how many people (unique visitors) saw your site over a given time, how many pages were requested for viewing, and many other variables. By analyzing the server ...


posted Jul 24, 2007

by Web Style Guide


Marketing Your Site

Your Web site should be an integral part of all marketing campaigns and corporate communications programs, and the URL for your site should appear on every piece of correspondence and marketing collateral your organization generates.

If your Web site is aimed primarily at local audi...


posted Jul 24, 2007

by Web Style Guide


Site Construction

Only at this mature stage of the project are the bulk of the site´s Web pages constructed and filled out with content. By waiting until you have a detailed site architecture, mature content components, and a polished page design specification you will minimize the content churning, redundan...


posted Jul 24, 2007

by Web Style Guide


Site Design

At this stage the project acquires its look and feel, as the page grid, page design, and overall graphic design standards are created and approved. Now the illustrations, photography, and other graphic or audiovisual content for the site need to be commissioned and created. Research, writing, org...


posted Jul 24, 2007

by Web Style Guide


Information Architecture

At this stage you need to detail the content and organization of the Web site. The team should inventory all existing content, describe what new content is required, and define the organizational structure of the site. Once a content architecture has been sketched out, you should build small prot...


posted Jul 24, 2007

by Web Style Guide


Creating Accessible Templates

Templates are reusable patterns or sections of markup that can appear on multiple pages on a web site. The advantage of using templates is that they simplify the work of creating consistent styles, navigation features, and so on throughout a web site. The main content of a web page ...


posted Jun 13, 2007

by WebAIM


Using Document Templates

Dreamweaver allows you to create template-based web sites. You can create your template from scratch, adding all of the accessibility features that you need while designating areas for content. You can set parts of the template to be editable for each page, something that is handy if you have sli...


posted Jun 13, 2007

by WebAIM


Introduction to Site Maps

As the term suggests a site map is a map of the web site and can be a list of links or a more complex representation. However, my advice is to keep the site map as simple as possible. There are three main types of site maps or indexes: Alphabetical Structural ...


posted Jun 12, 2007

by WebAIM


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