Design, develop and implement a Web Site for an identified audience.
The web site must demonstrate correct use of formatting, graphics, page layout, links and anchors, imagemaps, lists, tables, comment and Meta tags. The web site will be evaluated in terms of:
Presentation of content
Appropriateness for intended audience
On the following pages is a suggested checklist for your Website and a guide to the creation of your Report. The report should contain most or all of the features mentioned and be in the region of 1500 words.
The report to contain a screen dump of the main page of the web site with its URL clearly Visible.
Introduction to include:
Where did you get your information?
Internet, local information, library, newspaper, magazines, your own background knowledge etc.
Is the Information correct and current?
Aims of Web site
List a few specific aims of the web site in a bulleted manner.
Website life cycle
Present a realistic work schedule.
List the URL of 5 Websites that you viewed which have similar aims to your Website.
Evaluation of Websites
Each web site must be evaluated on the basis of
Ease of use (friendliness)
Spelling, grammar etc
The target audience has a big influence on the size and complexity of the design. The intended audience is?
Give details, important characteristics, etc.
What software was used in the development of the web site?
Structure of site
Give the structure of your Website and explain why you used your model.
Show examples of the storyboard you created at the start
Did you use a navigation bar, Rollovers, site map?
Discuss all the features that might help in navigation and then discuss what you did.
Naming of files and folders
What type of conventions did you use?
All Images should be stored in an images folder, sounds in a sound folder etc.
Discuss the use of fonts in general. What font did you use and why?
Colour Scheme Used
Colour scheme used
Where did you get your graphics? Drawn/Manufactured, Internet, scanning, disk etc.
Did you have to edit them? How?
Did you have to optimise graphics?
Page download times.
Web safe colours
Discuss the use of web safe colours in general and then focus on why you chose the colours you used. In Dreamweaver you can choose Windows, Assets and choose the colour and use that as a screen dump as it clearly indicates the web safe colours.
Use a screen dump from the assets section in dreamweaver.
Screen size used
Discuss screen size and resolution settings? Then explain why you used your setting
How does your site view on the different screen sizes, describe?
Use of frames
Why did you use frames?
Indicate why you used the particular set of frames and other options you may have considered.
Explain CGI and describe how itís used, e.g., hit counter and forms?
Do you have any long pages? How did you counteract the negative effect? Anchors
Did you make any considerations as to the content of pages at top or at the left etc?
What else did you consider?
Uploading the site
Did you upload your Website to the UL? Server?
What software did you use to upload the site?
Where my site is housed
Did you upload your Website to any other ISPís or Servers? Advantages and disadvantages of each. .
This site is housed on the UL Server at the following URL:
Promotion of site
What Meta tags did you use?
What search engines did you add the site too.
How did you evaluate the site?
What evaluation sites did you use?
How many browsers was it tested under?
Critical Analysis of Site
You can use
A screen dump of some of the main pages should be included in your report.Blank assignment document
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