Spice Up Your Web!<br />Date	: Wed, 21 Jul 2010<br />Time	: 1500 – 1600<br />Venue	: Training Room (Level 5) <br />Objecti...
 Creates hyperlinks, tables and applies colors.
 Manipulates images for web usage
 Uses and embeds widgets
 Understands the pitfalls of excessive web design</li></li></ul><li>Hyperlinks<br />
Hyperlinks<br />Target attribute<br />“_blank” Open link in a new window<br />“_parent” Open link in a parent window<br />...
Hyperlinks<br /><ul><li>Email link
Use mailto
Other options of email link:
CC
BCC
Subject
Body</li></li></ul><li>Tables<br />Table background<br />Color<br />Image<br />Cell Padding and Cell Spacing<br />Table wi...
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Basic web design

  1. 1. Spice Up Your Web!<br />Date : Wed, 21 Jul 2010<br />Time : 1500 – 1600<br />Venue : Training Room (Level 5) <br />Objectives: <br /><ul><li> Uses basic function of Dreamweaver
  2. 2. Creates hyperlinks, tables and applies colors.
  3. 3. Manipulates images for web usage
  4. 4. Uses and embeds widgets
  5. 5. Understands the pitfalls of excessive web design</li></li></ul><li>Hyperlinks<br />
  6. 6. Hyperlinks<br />Target attribute<br />“_blank” Open link in a new window<br />“_parent” Open link in a parent window<br />“_self” Open link in the same frame as it was clicked (this is default)<br />“_top” Open link in the full body of the window<br />“frame name” in a named frame<br />Accesskey attribute<br />Specifies a keyboard shortcut to access an element<br />
  7. 7. Hyperlinks<br /><ul><li>Email link
  8. 8. Use mailto
  9. 9. Other options of email link:
  10. 10. CC
  11. 11. BCC
  12. 12. Subject
  13. 13. Body</li></li></ul><li>Tables<br />Table background<br />Color<br />Image<br />Cell Padding and Cell Spacing<br />Table width/height and Colum width/height<br />Fix width<br />Percentage width<br />Table Border<br />Border color<br />
  14. 14. Colors<br />Color chooser<br />http://libapp/test/dwtraining/colors.html<br />http://www.colorschemer.com/online.html<br />http://cloford.com/resources/colours/500col.htm<br />
  15. 15. Embed videos and widgets<br />YouTube Videos<br /> example: <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mwbw9KF-ACY<br />AddThis Button<br />http://www.addthis.com/<br />SlideShare<br />http://www.slideshare.net/<br />Widgetbox<br />http://www.widgetbox.com/<br />
  16. 16. Image manipulator<br />Picnik<br />http://www.picnik.com/app#/home/welcome<br />
  17. 17. Website Design Experience<br />Horizontal attention distribution<br />Left half of screen: 69% of viewing time <br />Right half of screen: 30% of viewing time <br />
  18. 18. Website Design Experience<br />Horizontal attention distribution<br />
  19. 19. Website Design Experience<br />Good example<br />http://www.dbs.com.sg<br />Bad Example<br />Text size & color problem:<br />http://www.thomasedison.org/<br /> <br />Navigation problem:<br />http://lesailes.hermes.com/na/en/<br /> <br />Layout problem:<br />http://www.msy.com.au/<br /> <br />Excessive links:<br />http://www.teacherxpress.com/<br />
  20. 20. Other Tips<br />Always think about the users<br />Fast load, users do not want to wait. A standard web page should not more then 60KB. It should take less then 15 seconds.<br />Study HTML. Coding some times faster then drawing.<br />Use standard fonts.<br />Listen to the feedback.<br />
  21. 21. Other Tips<br />Do Not make page to wide. Users do not want to use horizontal scrolling.<br />Do Not put long paragraph in page. Use PDF to let user read it off line.<br />Do not use blinking text.<br />

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