Chapter 4. Bootstrappin' Business
We've built our portfolio site and converted it to a WordPress theme. Now, it's time to flesh out our portfolio with some projects that demonstrate the range of our powers. Let's now turn to designing a complex business home page.
Take a moment to survey the home pages of successful businesses, such as these:
While each has its own approach, what these sites have in common is that they manage considerable complexity.
We can get a grasp of some common features by breaking the website down into three categories, as follows, based on regions of the page:
- Banner/Masthead: This part contains the logo, main navigation with dropdowns, ...