Analysis and Design of WWW Homepages


Web Analysis

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Specification
  • Make purpose, objective, and specification work together
  • Perform a simple web walkthrough
  • Check sample user tasks
  • Test tasks on representatitve users
  • Check for false navigational cues
  • Check for context cues
  • Check graphical/symbolic meanings

    Homepage Design Techniques

  • Package information in the right-sized chunks
  • Link pages together
  • Use repeated icons
  • Create and use Web-Wide navigation links
  • Use information cues


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    Last update: July 7, 1996
    Sidan Lin sidan@cimic3.rutgers.edu