Common sense is at heart of web design
- Whip Your Web Site Into Fine Fettle. Spanbauer, Scott // PC World;Mar2000, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p256
Discusses how to redesign a Web site to make it more professional. A Web site's most important element; Where to get ideas for redesigning a Web site; Reasons why you should publish a site.
- Performance Anxiety. Rubinstein, Rhonda // Print;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p40
Observes that functionality, not form, is the focus of Web site redesigns in 2000. When the most obvious need for redesign occurs; Challenge of a site redesign; Impact of a poor Web site design; Effort of the online journal `Salon' to increase the number of visitors to the individual section...
- Zap Common Browser Bugs. Schmeiser, Lisa // Macworld;Apr2000, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p105
Discusses how to have bug-free Web page designs. Solution for inconsistent font problem; Solution for migrating layout problem; How to make the layout flexible. INSETS: Malignant Alignment;The Flexible Layout.
- How to Create a Profit-Building Web Site. Bock, Wally // Montana Business Quarterly;Autumn99, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p11
Discusses the steps necessary to create a Web site. Defining the business objective; Designing the site; Developing the site; Deploying the site.
- Slouching toward authorship. Zeldman, Jeffrey // Photo District News;Oct99, Vol. 19 Issue 10, Supplement p34
Presents a creative model for Web designers. Job description of most Web designers for large and mature Web design firms; Concept of authorship in the Web; Advantage of the Web companies for the specialized workers.
- Croaking frogs and other threats to Web traffic. Tedlock, Dave // Inside Tucson Business;08/21/2000, Vol. 10 Issue 22, p12
Cites examples of bad Web page design. Obtrusive use of music and flashing images; Use of blinking lights, spinning wheels and other gadgets; Pop-up windows.
- Content may be king but design still rules. Potts, Dave // Information World Review;Dec2000, Issue 164, p56
Reveals what developing a good Web site design requires. Importance of Web site content; Web site elements that are not appealing; Possible problem of information technology-based projects.
- KEEP IT SIMPLE, WEBMASTERS. Petersen, Scot // eWeek;07/24/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 30, p57
Discusses elements of bad Web page design. Macromedia Flash-authored multimedia introductions that take too long to view; Poor navigability; Lack of contact information about the Web site's owner.
- The web designer's web designer. Davies, Jim // Campaign (UK);10/29/99, Issue 43, New Media: Design and... p13
Profiles some of the top Web site designers. Includes Han Lath of Ogilvy Interactive; Mike Bennett of Razorfish; Deepend's Simon Waterfall.