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Web Design All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Sue Jenkins

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Chapter 2: Mocking Up the Design

In This Chapter

check.png Using the visual site map as a guide for the layout

check.png Mocking up the site design

check.png Placing page elements strategically in the mock-up

check.png Designing additional graphics for the site

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If you already read the previous chapters in the book, you’ve covered quite a bit of ground laying the foundations for your project. With the site’s purpose, a grasp of the target audience, and the definition of the ideal site visitor, you should now have a firm identity for the site that includes ideas about colors, fonts, graphics, photographs, layout, navigation, and other design-related site components. You may now take all that information, combine it with the content on the home page and your visual site map, and jump feet first into your chosen graphics software program to create the actual mock-up for the design.

In this chapter, you mush all that information, your research, and your design decisions into a one-of-a-kind layout for your web project. With ...

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