Basics: Designing your web site

Fundamental facts to be thought about when designing your web site. What makes a good web design and different aspects to be taken into account.

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Written by Javier García on March 8th, 2006 with 2 comments.
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Once you have planned thoroughly your web site and prepared tons of great content to offer your visitors, it’s time to materialize all that in a well-structured, professional-looking design.

What is a good web design?

It’s difficult to arrive to a definition of good web design. Depending on the type of site and your goals, some elements will be of more importance than others. In any case, and generally speaking, a good web design must:

Aspects to be taken into consideration

Web design is not a stand-alone activity and should be seen as complementary and intrinsically connected to other fields of the web development:

What is your opinion?

What makes a good web design? What aspects are important to develop a professional design? What kind of designs do you like most? As always you can leave a comment on these issues.

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Written by Javier García on March 8th, 2006 with 2 comments.
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#1. April 7th, 2006, at 5:23 AM.

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#2. August 9th, 2006, at 2:00 PM.

Good article which summarises things well. I would add to the usability category “adhere to exisitng metaphors”. Users expect things to be a certain way and behave in a certain manner. Dont change the metaphor.

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