- Geek Speak: Reminders from Quiz –
- blog = reverse chronological posts – journal-like (can live within a website)
- CMS = Content Management System – WordPress is a CMS, so is Discovery.
- WP.com = free, but controlled through simple website (browser-based)
- WP.org = software loaded to a server, more flexibility
- DNS = Domain Naming System
- Parent = page under which another page resides
- Image formats : GIF, JPG, PNG (there are others – these are common)
Discussion : Design and Web Site Genres
Design is a process for developing solutions that effectively integrate task, context of use, and “user.” (read more)
We have to train our brains to analyze. Questions:
- What is this site about? How would you explain it to a friend?
- Who do you think is its audience?
- Observations on design, navigation
- Suggestions for the designer
- Examples of genres from The Design of Sites
- Genre Lecture and Exercises PPT