Chapter 1. Prepare Your Site Files

Before you begin the design and development of your Web site, it’s important to get organized.

In this chapter, we set up a directory structure for all of our files, create and save the Flash file that will be our site movie, and define the color scheme that we’ll use throughout the site.

If you haven’t already done so, download the asset files for the Timeless Blooms Web site from this book’s companion site at www.peachpit.com/vqj/flash.

Define Folder Structure

Before beginning work on our Flash movie, you need to set up a hierarchy of folders and files on your computer’s desktop. Within this structure we’ll have two discreet folder sets: one for files that we’ll use during the development of the site and one ...

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