- 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?
- Create a site structure
Yost Article on site structures
- Design a wireframe
Smashing Magazine Wireframe Article
- Determine purpose for each page in site
- Map out navigation and relationships of pages
- Collect content
- Put together a check list
- Create an account