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Designing A Web-Site Step By Step

Using Responsive Site Designer, With The Foundation Framework

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LEARNING CURVE

It's Not Just About The How To, It's Also About The Thinking, The Why's & Wherefore's

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First Steps For Building A great Web-site

  • Recognise The Need

    Sounds Obvious Doesn't It ?  
    Ask Your clint or yourself "WHY" do (I) they need a website, what are they hoping to achieve & what expectations do (you) they have by having a site,  you would be surprised how many don't really have a clear idea. This first step is crucial to your whole thing about doing that project, so no matter how long it takes, make sure that (you) they fully understand the "WHY's" & the requirements for (your)their "EXPECTATIONS" to be achieved. Talking to (yourself) or your clients before starting the design is essential in order to define both what they want & for you to start planning how & what you will be able to provide. You need to be aware what their concerns and goals are beyond & before any written (or verbal) instrucions,  contract, whatever you want to call it.. is drawn up.

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  • Get Your Thoughts & Ideas Down On Paper (A Note Book Works Best For Me)

    This one also seems obvious but I have seen & experienced so many times designers/developers jump straight into it without giving any thought to the problem, and the future possibilities they start designing/building on the "FLY". you know sometimes this can work, but more often than not creates more problems than enough, and usually needs an epic amount of work further down the line. Why on Paper ? (I here some of you asking), well my reasons are that one never knows what's going to happen with all this electronic stuff, and even with the cloud thingy, who knows, at least with a note-book for each site with everything written down I have a quick & handy way to reference anything should I lose all my data. (except of course if the house burns down)!!

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  • Sketch out your Framework (starting large if you prefer,,, same note book)

    Whenever I am asked to come up with a design for someone or myself, the first thing I do once there is an idea of the style, type, look & feel the site will have, is to sketch out a full screen desktop framework for the homepage that covers all the design issues, first just on some plain paper, once I am happy with it, I start to sketch out that design again but for mobile devices (bearing in mind that most of the content will be stacked at these levels). There maybe a few more designs thrown onto paper at this stage, once one sticks & begins to look like it could work, these pages are stapled into the project notebook. From there it becomes quite easy to see any design changes that will need to happen between these two points. If you approach your design from this viewpoint, you will have a clearer understanding of what your layout needs will be when designing sections beyond the homepage.

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  • Decide On The Style(fonts)/Colour Scheme etc

    Fonts are something difficult to suggest as it boils down to what you want (some like fancy  sans others like serif, it can become a minefiels, there are however some basic rules (not really rules but I can't think of the appropriate word at the moment) to follow with regard to FONT PAIRING Read more about fonts & font pairing

    Colour is also something of a mystery for both newomers on the block & even experienced designers, Choosing the right colour combinations can make or break a site as far as your visitors are concerned, getting the right combination is essential, don't worry help is on hand with some cool sites that can help you pick the right colour combinations / advice Read more about colour & colour pairing

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  • Start To Collect & Prepare Images
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  • Recognise The Need

    Sounds Obvious Doesn't It ?  
    Ask Your clint or yourself "WHY" do (I) they need a website, what are they hoping to achieve & what expectations do (you) they have by having a site,  you would be surprised how many don't really have a clear idea. This first step is crucial to your whole thing about doing that project, so no matter how long it takes, make sure that (you) they fully understand the "WHY's" & the requirements for (your)their "EXPECTATIONS" to be achieved. Talking to (yourself) or your clients before starting the design is essential in order to define both what they want & for you to start planning how & what you will be able to provide. You need to be aware what their concerns and goals are beyond & before any written (or verbal) instrucions,  contract, whatever you want to call it.. is drawn up.

    Read More
  • Get Your Thoughts & Ideas Down On Paper (A Note Book Works Best For Me)

    This one also seems obvious but I have seen & experienced so many times designers/developers jump straight into it without giving any thought to the problem, and the future possibilities they start designing/building on the "FLY". you know sometimes this can work, but more often than not creates more problems than enough, and usually needs an enourmose amount of work further down the line. Why on Paper ? I here some of you asking, well my reasons are that one never knows what's going to happen with all this electronic stuff, and even with the cloud thingy, who knows, at least with a note-book for each site with everything written down I have a quick & handy way to reference anything should I lose all my data. (except of course if the house burns down)!!

    Read More
  • Sketch out your Framework (starting large if you prefer,,, same note book)

    Whenever I am asked to come up with a design for someone or myself, the first thing I do once there is an idea of the style, type, look & feel the site will have, is to sketch out a full screen desktop framework for the homepage that covers all the design issues, first just on some plain paper, once I am happy with it, I start to sketch out that design again but for mobile devices (bearing in mind that most of the content will be stacked at these levels). There maybe a few more designs thrown onto paper at this stage, once one sticks & begins to look like it could work, these pages are stapled into the project notebook. From there it becomes quite easy to see any design changes that will need to happen between these two points. If you approach your design from this viewpoint, you will have a clearer understanding of what your layout needs will be when designing sections beyond the homepage.

    Learn more
  • Decide On The Style(fonts)/Colour Scheme etc

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  • Start To Collect & Prepare Images
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Now Lets decide on the type/style of Web-Site 

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Who Am I ?

My Name Is  
arachne 
My Mission is to help design & build websites for non spiders, using the Front End Application 
 RESPONSIVE SITE DESIGNER (using the foundation frame)from Coffee Cup Software

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So what makes a Home Page Effective ? 
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Building an effective home page is not about unsoundly placing material onto the page. It’s essentially a very systematical and intelligible thought process. 

2/ There needs to be a logical flow that:- 
a/ Immediately identifies what your website is all about, what you do and what you provide, for anyone visiting your site.
b/ Allows visitors to engage with your business by easily seeing how & where to take another step.

Your visitors will make a very simple, split second choice when they arrive on your home page – stay or leave. If your visitors can't immedialely identify that your site has what they are looking for (or even potentially; has what they are looking for, but they cannot clearly see it) they will probably leave without taking any further action.

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