Chapter 3: What’s in a Page?
- It’s All in the Layout
- What Are You Trying to Say?
- Who’s listening?
- Design springs from content @md and intent
- A matter of intent
- Establish key messages
- Think about superstructure and information flow
- The TOC (table of contents)
- Common controls for all screens
- Index or search engine?
- A glossary helps manage specialized terms and language
- Grab the audience’s attention
- They’re after the goods . . . don’t get in the way!
- What should they remember?
- Meet the Elements of Page Design
- Tagging text
- Titles and labels
- Text and hypertext links
- Overcoming two-dimensional thinking
- Stringing pages together the old-fashioned way
- Hierarchies are easy to model in HTML
- Multiple tracks for multiple audiences
- A bona-fide Web wonder: the "hotlist" or "jump page"
- Extending the Web, a piece at a time
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