8.1 Tutorial: Laying Out a Website

If you’re planning to build a website or are designing one for someone else, you need to decide how the graphics will be laid out. Sometimes knowing what will look good until you actually see it is hard. In this tutorial, we create a prototype of a website about healthy food. This site will offer information about different foods and services to help people plan their meals, track their progress, and so on.


Before creating graphics or choosing colors, make a plan for the website. Start by writing down what the website should bring to its visitors.

Visitors can be divided into two main types: first-time and repeat. First-time visitors should be able to navigate the website easily and find what they’re looking ...

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