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Chapter 5. Planning the Look > Creating the Site Model

Creating the Site Model

There is a great saying about designing a web site. “All you have to do,” said this observer, “is to simply stare at your screen until drops of blood appear on your forehead.” Though web designers will tell you there is a grain of truth in that saying, the blood, sweat, and tears process doesn't start on the forehead. It starts with a blank sheet of paper.

The designer will start sketching the navigation and data flow between the pages and to and from the database. He or she will start drawing the placement of the page elements or dynamic content and showing how dynamic content appears on each page, and eventually those drawings will become a site. Looking at this as a continuum from sketch to comprehensive, it could be perceived as a complex process. It is.


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