Slide1: Slide2: What do you really want the website to say?
How do you lay out the website and web pages?
When it's completed, where do you publish?
OPENING Note - exercise Slide3: OUTLINE How Do We Get Started
Creating A Web Site MyWebSite.com
Publishing A Website
Advance Stuff (cool things)
Do’s andamp; Don’ts
Questions Slide4: GET STARTED Definition of a website –
Website web·site or Web site (wbst) n. A set of interconnected web pages, usually including a homepage, generally located on the same server, and prepared and maintained as a collection of information by a person, group, or organization. Should add - is a collection of files and folders Demo Slide5: GET STARTED Identify GOALS – What is the main purpose of your web site?
Know your AUDIENCE - Who will visit the web site?
Design CRITIQUES - Ask around, what do you think?
Content INVENTORY – Put it down on paper SEARCH THE WEB – subject 'touring motorcycle riding' Slide6: GET STARTED Draw it out on paper – Story Board it Layout Slide7: CREATING THE WEBSITE Planning the layout
Pages must be functional, with logical navigation
Page must be easy to update
Organize all the files
Try to keep filenames, and not moving files
Graphic design is part of functional and navigation Slide8: CREATING THE WEBSITE PROGRAMS –
FrontPage 2003 / Xara Webstyle 4 / StudioLine Web Edition 2.5.10 / SiteSpinner 2 / EzGenerator Website Builder 2.0.87 / Effective Site Studio 2004:2 / Ready-Site Pro 1.0 / BestAddress HTML Editor 2005 / AceHTML Pro 6.04.2 / etc…
This is just a small example of programs available
Programs are not limited to Windows only. Slide9: CREATING THE WEBSITE PROGRAMS –
Windows – Tucows
Mac – Tucows
Linux - Tucows Can you write HTML without a program? YES, you can Slide10: CREATING THE WEBSITE What it really looks like - Slide11: CREATING THE WEBSITE WHAT it really looks like - Slide12: CREATING THE WEBSITE Disk Based vs. Server Based
Themes vs. Template
Tables andamp; Frames
Slide13: CREATING THE WEBSITE Disk Based vs. Server Based
Disk based is located on your local computer
Server based located on your hosting computer
Website can be created on both in part or full. Slide14: CREATING THE WEBSITE Themes vs. Template
Themes are made up of specific graphics, formatting, and color scheme elements.
Templates contain one or more specific web pages that might be formatted with a theme.
Slide15: CREATING THE WEBSITE Tables andamp; Cells
Tables are the design corner stone of basic page layout process
Slide16: CREATING THE WEBSITE Slide17: CREATING THE WEBSITE Frames
Enable the developer to divide a web site into different section, each with its own scrollbars and navigational capabilities
Why use them?
They are very easy to design and implement and easy for user to navigate
When not use them?
Not all browsers support them. Many search engines will not post them. They are hard to print. Outdated Slide18: CREATING THE WEBSITE Frames
Slide19: PUBLISHING THE SITE Where to Host Your Site
Free Service (are overloaded and slow)
Domain Name? Slide20: PUBLISHING THE SITE Hosting Company (plans) MP Hosting Net Firms Go Daddy Free Hosting Angel Fire Slide21: PUBLISHING THE SITE Getting Your Website Transferred
Slide22: PUBLISHING THE SITE Slide23: ADVANCE (COOL THINGS) Tools –
List of sites w/tools
TOOLS / TOOLS / TOOLS Slide24: DO’S andamp; DON’TS Do keep it simple.
Do Make it eye pleasing.
Don’t use a Flash introduction.
Don’t put music or sound files on your site.
Don’t put a lot of slow-loading graphics on your page.
Do make sure your visitors at a glance knows what your site is about.
Don’t use pop-ups on your website. Slide25: Slides by
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