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How Joomla can help with Site Stucture/Prototype. Cape Town Joomla Day 2007 June 16

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  1. 1. Site Structure Prototype and the Joomla Content Management System A Prototype Overview A physical model of the new product concept. Depending upon the purpose, ●The Importance of a Site prototypes may be non-working, functionally working or both functionally Structure and aesthetically complete. ● How Joomla Can Help ●Implementing a Site Structure Correctly into Joomla ● The Happy or Unhappy Client ● What is a Prototype ● Questions www.raramuridesign.com & www.piezo.be | www.joomladay.co.za 16 June 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
  2. 2. Site Structure Prototype and the Joomla Content Management System * More than 83% of Internet users are likely to leave a web site if it takes too many clicks to find what they're looking for. (source: Arthur Andersen) The Importance of a Site Structure * 58% of visitors experiencing usability problems on a web site don't return. ● Communicating information to the (source: Forrester Research) visitor effectively * 60% of the time, users fail to find the information they're seeking on a web ● Keeping your visitor on the site site due to usability issues. (source: User Interface Engineering) ● Converting first time visitors to repeat visitors ●Logical, user friendly site structure is fundamental to the success of a website www.raramuridesign.com & www.piezo.be | www.joomladay.co.za 16 June 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
  3. 3. Site Structure Prototype and the Joomla Content Management System A well defined Information Architecture should ideally be complemented How Joomla Can Help with a solid and flexible content management system. ● Open source refreshsoftware.com ● Community Support ● Large availability of extensions ● Active Developers ● Flexible (other systems) ● Remote Access www.raramuridesign.com & www.piezo.be | www.joomladay.co.za 16 June 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
  4. 4. Site Structure Prototype and the Joomla Content Management System Implementing Site Structure into Joomla Sitemap Site Stucture A hierarchical visual model of ● Joomla is complicated the pages of a Web site. ● Sections, Categories and Content ● Site map or Client brief or menu equals site structure ● Confusion in the CMS ● Deep pockets “Deep Pockets II allows you to build a nested category structure and link any combination” www.raramuridesign.com & www.piezo.be | www.joomladay.co.za 16 June 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
  5. 5. Site Structure Prototype and the Joomla Content Management System “We would like to see the design change like this, header to be higher, menu to move The Happy or Unhappy Client to the right and, and and..........!” Unhappy Client Long drawn out process Budget gets blown Deadlines not met Project gets abandoned Happy Client Opposite cases to the above So How do we achieve this? Frustrated Client... www.raramuridesign.com & www.piezo.be | www.joomladay.co.za 16 June 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
  6. 6. Site Structure Prototype and the Joomla Content Management System Grayscreening The bare basics of a website so the user can What is a Prototype see what the structure will be like.. ● Known as Grayscreening newfangled.com ● Site Structure ● Developers Notes / Functionality ● Content added by client ● Design / Template www.raramuridesign.com & www.piezo.be | www.joomladay.co.za 16 June 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
  7. 7. Site Structure Prototype and the Joomla Content Management System Grayscreen Prototype 1 www.raramuridesign.com & www.piezo.be | www.joomladay.co.za 16 June 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
  8. 8. Site Structure Prototype and the Joomla Content Management System Grayscreen Prototype 2 www.raramuridesign.com & www.piezo.be | www.joomladay.co.za 16 June 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
  9. 9. Site Structure Prototype and the Joomla Content Management System Grayscreen Prototype 3 www.raramuridesign.com & www.piezo.be | www.joomladay.co.za 16 June 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
  10. 10. Site Structure Prototype and the Joomla Content Management System Making your website a Success...you need to We're Done... :-) Eat, Sleep and Breath Your Website... raramuridesign.com ● Joomla flexibility ● Joomla and Deep pockets ● Joomla and Grayscreen Prototypes ● Questions... www.raramuridesign.com & www.piezo.be | www.joomladay.co.za 16 June 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
  11. 11. Site Structure Prototype and the Joomla Content Management System We wrote Client vs. Developer Wars after discovering how radically grayscreen Client vs Developer Wars prototyping changed the dynamics of the web development process. newfangled.com www.raramuridesign.com & www.piezo.be | www.joomladay.co.za 16 June 2007, Cape Town, South Africa

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