Web Design: Aim

What are the basic components of a web site?

What Computer Internet skills are needed to develop a basic website?

What are the principles of graphic and web design?


Web Site Components

  • Background Image: Establishes theme, color, and image for the site.
  • Header: top of the site, contains the title, tagline, and logos introducing the content of the site. Tagline- the subtitle of the site found below the header.
  • Navigation: also called a menu bar, contains links to other pages on the site.
  • Body: main content of the site below the header, contains information conveyed in the site, such as text, video, pictures, or a combination of these.
  • Footer: the bottom, below the content area, contains copyright, addresses, email contact, sources, or other links.