Planning a Website Create effective web pages Audience? Message?
Planning a Website Clear and simple contents Simple navigation and structure Small file size Avoid too many visual effects http://projects.ics.hawaii.edu/~donnab/lis670/bad_page.html
Clear Naming Conventions Looking for job listings? JobsEmployment OpportunityJob-o-Rama Obvious Less obvious Requires thought Steve Krug, Don’t Make Me Think!: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (Indianapolis, Ind. : Que, c2000), 14.
Clear Navigation Resume What to click? Steve Krug, Don’t Make Me Think!: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (Indianapolis, Ind. : Que, c2000), 14.
Sample Sites Queen’s Borough Public Library http://www.queenslibrary.org/ Rudy’s Alaska Fishing Page http://www.alaskafishinglogs.com/ The Bus: Oahu transit services http://www.thebus.org/
Your Homepage Set up your space on the UH server! URL… http://www2.hawaii.edu/~[youruserID]
Exercise 1 Sign in with your UH username and password. 2 Under “Personal Home Page Options” click on the link “Create Homepage.” 3 Put in a title, choose a logo, and type in some text in the comment box. Press continue. Write down your home page URL address (e.g. http://www2.hawaii.edu/~yourusername). 4 Open a new browser window. Type in the address of your new homepage. 5 Once you make your homepage, the address will be http://www2.hawaii.edu/~your username. Notice that index.html is not added to the end of the address, but rather it is implied. To establish your space on the UH server and create a home page: Go to http://www.hawaii.edu/account/http://www.hawaii.edu/account/