Site Planning

  1. Decide what is the purpose of the site.
    • Who is your audience? Will the website meet the needs of your audience?
    • What do you want your site to accomplish? What specific functionality would you like to have?
  2. Create a site structure
    Yost Article on site structures 
  3. Design a wireframe
    Smashing Magazine Wireframe Article

    • Determine purpose for each page in site
    • Map out navigation and relationships of pages
  4. Collect content
  5. Put together a check list
  6. Create an account