When you design a web site, you need to make sure that it's easy for a visitor to navigate their way around. Not only do all of the links need to work, but they need to be easy to find and follow so your visitors can get to where they need to go. There are ways, however, of making this easier on you. Here are some simple steps from eHow on how to plan out your web page:
- Collect the information that you want to include on the . This includes text as well as images.
- Sort the information into topics. Topics should start at the broadest and work toward the narrowest.
- For each page of the Web site, determine page title, headings, sub headings and content.
- Plan the structure of the information and how the pages will link. This needs to be logical. It can be linear, hierarchical or a branch design, in the form of a web.
- Layout the structure.
- Layout your template page. This should be the interior page of the Web site.
- Test the layout. Imagine that you are a visitor to the Web site. You can enter on any page. Does it work? If not, start again.
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