Presentation on theme: "Website Construction Features. Frames Websites can be created with or without the use of frames. If you choose to use frames: Frames pages are used to."— Presentation transcript:
Website Construction Features
Frames Websites can be created with or without the use of frames. If you choose to use frames: Frames pages are used to divide the browser window into different areas. Each area is a different webpage. The banner frame can be used to display the name of the website and a logo. The contents frame will have a menu. Clicking on a menu option will display a page in the main frame. t8ProjMan/unit%208%20ELT/ind ex.htmwww.kgv.ac.uk/intranet/it/cer/Uni t8ProjMan/unit%208%20ELT/ind ex.htm - How do the frames help people use this site?
Action Buttons A button is an image that represents an action. When you click on it with the mouse, some action happens. When 'pushed or clicked, in addition to performing a predetermined task, buttons often undergo a graphical change to look as if they are being temporarily depressed or pushed in. On websites, the action may be to link you to another page or to submit a form, etc. Click Me! (Test 6) - How do the buttons help people use the test?
Text Hyperlinks Any section of text can be used as a hyperlink to another webpage. Often hyperlinks are underlined so the user can recognise them. Hyperlinks may also be recognisable by formatting them a different colour to the body text. Visited links may be formatted a different colour to the original. /unit%207%20ELT/create/map.htmwww.kgv.ac.uk/intranet/it/cer/Unit7Web /unit%207%20ELT/create/map.htm - How do the text hyperlinks help people use the site?
Graphical (image) Hyperlinks Images can also be used as links. You can use any image as a link, but remember that all images must be downloaded into the browser for the webpage to display properly. This can take a long time over a slow connection and may deter some visitors. - How do the Graphical Hyperlinks help people use the site?
Internal / External Links Internal links allow the user to find their way around the site. Sites might use: Linking by structure and/or Linking by theme External links allow websites to link to a number of other sites. Portal sites and directories are full of external links. Other sites provide very few external links.
Hotspots / Image Maps A large image can be placed on a web page, which contains a number of hotspots that act as links. euro.htmlhttp://flagspot.net/flags/g( euro.html – How does the image map help people find flags on the site? s.com/walkshttp://www.grabyourboot s.com/walks - How do the image maps and frames help visitors to this site?
Links An link allows the visitor to send an directly to the organisation. When the user clicks on it, a new message window is opened in their client software (such as Outlook).
Login Feature Several types of site may require user log-in: E-commerce sites Sites that can be personalised Forums & chat rooms How can this be helpful? https://www.amazon.co.uk/
Fast download speeds Images, sounds, animation and video can all make sites slow to download. Web designers need to ensure file sizes are as small as possible to enable users to download the pages quickly. - How does the fast download of the many images on this site help the user?