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Chapter 17. Going Public: Creating Web Pages > Web Site Planning Strategies

Web Site Planning Strategies

After you've answered all the questions from the preceding sections, and taken a good long time about it, you can begin to plan the actual layout of your Web site. This section provides a few general recommendations about good site planning strategy.

Your site should be built to serve as many visitors as possible. Think quantity and quality with regards to this issue. If you're building a Web site with online ordering capability for a very popular product, invest in the hardware and the people power for support. Independent contractors and part-time staff cannot adequately support a highly active, customer service-oriented Web site. Also, realize that one-quarter to one-third of the users on the Web are using older versions of Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer, the two leading Web browsers. Why does this point matter? People who use certain older versions of Navigator and Explorer cannot view a Web page that uses certain common technologies, such as frames or JavaScripts. Unless you know your audience is likely to have the latest browser software, you should think twice about using technologies such as style sheets, Java applets, streaming video, or even certain types of graphics, too.


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