15. Summary of web design

The World Wide Web is that part of the Internet which contains web sites. There are millions upon millions of web sites to view.

  • Each web site is made up of one or more web pages.
  • There are common elements to a web page that include, Banner, Navigation, Content and Footers
  • Templates can be used to hold common elements
  • There are three main methods of Navigation. These are Hyperlinks, Menus and Hotspots.
  • A web site is 'hosted' on a web server. Each web site needs a domain name.
  • http is the standard web protocol for web pages
  • You need to plan a web site before building it
  • There are a number of methods of creating web pages. These include saving a document from Office as a web page. Writing it directly in a text editor or using a Web Authoring package.
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) allow a web page to be laid out nicely
  • Javascript code allows a web page to be interactive
  • A responsive web design re-shapes the page depending on what is being used to view it.
  • You can analyse any web page for effectiveness




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