The Site Design
Before the development of any site can begin, there should be an understanding of
the site’s feature requirements. The feature requirements will often be driven by the
actual layout and design of the site. We will design and build a blog website named
‘Deep Thoughts’. The design of the site homepage layout looks like this:
The blog site is designed to support the following features:
appearing at the top.
at the end.
Blogs may be viewed in various RSS formats.
In addition to the features seen in the mockup, we will also support:
There are two additional mockups for the site. The first one shows a detailed view of
a blog. This view is shown when a user clicks on a blog from the homepage:
The last mockup shows what the search result screen looks like. Search results are
shown in decreasing order of relevance to the search term. The pagination controls at
the bottom of the page allow for the results to be scrolled, if necessary: