Wayfinding ToolsWayfinding Tool Kit

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How this Presentation is Laid Out

Here, we explain the visual signposts you'll see at the right hand side of every page in this presentation, plus the visual signposts at the bottom left hand corner of each page. We also explain how to find your way around this collection of materials.

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The Right-Side Frame Defines the Tutorial's major sections

This presentation is organized around eight sets of pages, as follows:

Navigation This Wayfinding page section provides an overview of the entire presentation's layout, and explains how to navigate its sections.
ISP The Picking the Right Hosting Provider section describes the characteristics of a good Internet Service Provider (ISP) and how to pick an ISP that best meets your needs.
Tracking The Tracking Visitors section discusses log files, tools to analyze them, and what you can and can't learn from them.
Searching The Picking the Right Search Tools section looks at ways of making your web information searchable.
Publishing The Managing Your Web Publication Process section helps you develop and manage the way information is converted and created for inclusion on your site.
Designing The Running the Best Possible Web Site section focuses on how to keep your site functional, updated, and dynamic.
Extending The Extending Your Web section show you how to add a few well placed bells and whistles to your site to improve functionality as well as implement the latest technologies.
Resources The Resources section provides you with a list of both print and Web resources to help you use our materials and continue learning.
Outline The Presentation Outline lists each slide in the presentation by name for quick reference.

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Navigating Between Tutorial Sections

To begin any section of the presentation, you need only select its icon in the right-hand frame on the screen. You can jump around these sections as much as you like, but you'll begin each one with its introductory page.

Navigating With Frames

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Other Navigation Controls

Within the substantive sections of this tutorial (all of them except for this one), you'll also find a set of controls at the bottom left hand side of each HTML document (within the large "slide frame" on the left side of each page). Here's a list of what you may see (not all of these elements will occur on every page):

Home This Home icon returns you to the introductory page for the current tutorial section. On an introductory page this icon returns you to the master Title page.
Previous This Left arrow takes you to the preceding page in a section's page set (where one exists; if one isn't available, the arrow won't appear). Thus, the first page in a set has no left arrow, and the final page in a set no right arrow. Use this to navigate within a page set, to get to a preceding page.
Next This Right arrow takes you to the next page in a section's page set (where one exists; if one isn't available, the arrow won't appear). Thus, the first page in a set has no left arrow, and the final page in a set no right arrow. Use this to navigate within a page set to get to a succeeding page.
Outline This Outline button links you to the presentation outline.

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Downloading this Tutorial

To download this tutorial for your own local use, select the proper archive format for your platform in the table below. Once you click on the download filename, your browser should prompt you for a local destination for whichever of these files you select. Thanks for your time and attention. We sincerely hope you find these materials useful. Be sure to share your feedback with us, good or bad, through the mailto: URL listed at the bottom of this page. Thanks!

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Maintaining Your Web

PlatformSIZE DescriptionFile name
Macintosh
? KBHTML Documents & Graphics myw.sea.hqx
PC/Windows
? KBHTML Documents & Graphics myw.zip
UNIX
? KBHTML Documents & Graphics myw.tar.gz

Note:

  1. Macintosh files are BinHex'ed Self-extracting archives. To access their contents, please convert them back from Hex into Binary. Copy the resulting files into the directory where you wish to place this document collection, then double-click to unpack their constituent files.
  2. PC files are ZIPped. To access their contents, simply place the .ZIP files into your target directory, and then unZIP them.
  3. UNIX Files are gzipped tar archives. To access their contents, first unpack them with a gzip tool, then un-tar with a command like tar -xvf <filename>. Here again, you'll want to copy the .tar file to an appropriate directory before unpacking its contents.

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Home Outline

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