INTENDED AUDIENCEEveryone, there are links to separate places depending onyour motivations for being on the website e.g. teenager orparent.
NAVIGATION To other external websites Search forThe people they are aiming for. certainInformation is tailored articles, infodepending on who their aiming What they stand etc.at. For professionals, the lexis is for, and what theymore advanced, but for parents Donations, do.and young people may be more volunteering andbasic and spelled out. other help.
SIDE BAR Standard navigation button About. Give info on website and about YM Publications, books, leaflets all from the online shop My Head Hurts is a resource for parents, carers and young people who want advice on mental health treatments, the evidence supporting them and where to get help. Numbers and Jobs going at the websites company
NAVIGATIONSUMMARY:1. Easy to find information depending on how old you are, and why you want the information2. Search bar means it’s easy to fin specific things3. Links to external websites and other help lines, means that more information can be gathered by the reader/searcher4. There is always a link back to the homepage
COLOURS AND FONTSThe main colours are yellow and grey, linking totheir logo. The yellow and grey theme continues allthroughout the website. Fonts stay pretty normal,all easy to read and simple.
SOUND USEThere is actually no sound use, there are novideos on the actual website, however thereare on links to other websites.
LINKSMore increasingly, there are moremodern technologies used in websites,such as being able to easily shareinformation via social networking sites.
THE WEBSITES MAIN STRENGTHS1. Very specific audience,2. Touches on subjects that are perhaps sensitive in a understanding, empathetic and knowledgeable way,3. Vast amount of information with lots of downloadable publications for wider reading4. A vast amount of support networks including other websites and helplines.
THE WEBSITES MAIN WEAKNESSES1. Navigation often leads you in circles2. Most of the information is downloadable, rather than simply being on the website.