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1 Website Design and Development Site Map University of Phoenix
2 I plan to add more text content to the website in the coming week. This week I have added four
Unformatted text preview: multimedia videos as well as the contact page. Below is a site map which I will also be adding to the coming weeks....
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WEB/240 Week 2
Individual: Website Evaluation Table
Use the Week Two Learning Team Collaborative discussion to assist you with this assignment.
Create a table or form describing 10 specific design criteria that can be used to evaluate any website. This table or form will be used in Week 3 to evaluate multiple websites.
Submit using the Assignment Files tab
Individual:Website Design and Development, Part 1
Refer to the Week 1, Overview: Individual Website Design Document Instructions for an overview of this project.
Part A: Complete your website design document by covering the following information in detail:
• Why do you need this site?
• Why do your visitors need this site?
• Brief description of target audience
• General geographic location of audience
• Estimate number of people
• Estimate average age
• Level of familiarity with computers and Internet
• Key target audience insight - Most compelling thing you want the audience to
think, learn or do as a result of visiting the site
• A site map showing the interconnections of the pages of the site. This should
include all pages, including the placeholder ones you need for future expansion.
• A description of the purpose and functionality of the interactive form your site will
Update this in future weeks based on instructor feedback and accounting for any changes in the site as you develop the site.
Part B: Create a draft version of your homepage for your planned website demonstrating the use of HTML and application of design elements. You should include placeholders for any multimedia you are planning to add in the coming weeks.
Submit both parts; your website design document and homepage (filename should be: index.html) to the Assignment Files tab.
NOTE: Both websites were built using Adobe Dreamweaver with templates from the 'start menu' of Dreamweaver. NO PRE-MADE WEBSITE PAGES WERE USED since that will get you a Zero Score. This Tutorial includes HTML , CSS, and Image files for two Individual Websites.
Screenshots of the websites are shown below.
Website #1 includes HTML, CSS, and Website #2 includes HTML, CSS, and
Images. Everything needed for assignment. all Images. Everything needed for assignment
Supporting Activity:Development and Production Environments
The process of creating and maintaining a website typically involves both development and production environments. What is one reason for maintaining the two separate environments and the purpose of each? Explain. Is there a scenario for bringing the two together? Explain.
Supporting Activity:Image File Names
Select one of these guidelines and discuss the rationale for it. Please provide an example in your discussion.
* Use all lowercase letters.
* Do not use punctuation symbols and spaces.
* Do not change the file extensions (should be .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, or .png).
* Keep your file names short, but descriptive.
Supporting Activity:Website Goals
An important consideration for a web designer is to prioritize the goals for each web project. For example, a client might want to focus on preserving and promoting their brand identity. Discuss other types of goals a client might want to achieve with a web.
Supporting Activity:Design Principles
"In this chapter, you will learn how to ...
* Use graphics appropriately on web pages
* Describe the principles of visual design
*Design for your target audience
* Design clear, easy-to-use navigation
* Improve the readability of the text on your web pages
* Describe the most common types of website organization
* Apply the concept of universal design to web pages
* Describe web page layout design techniques
* Apply best practices of web design"
Choose one item from this list and discuss it with respect to the website you will be designing for this course.
Supporting Activity:Cross Browser Compatibility
Discuss ways by which a web designer can help ensure a web page is cross browser compatible.
Supporting Activity: Using CSS to Define Fonts
Before the advent of CSS the <font> tag was used to control the font style, size, color, etc. on a web page. Today, most web designers incorporate the font definitions in a style sheet. Discuss the advantages of using CSS with respect to defining the fonts used on a website.