What is Web Development?


Website Development is a process for creating a new website or implementing changes to one already in use.

There are 8 steps in the Development

  • Planning
  • Content
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Test
  • Hosting
  • Publicity
  • Review

1.Website Planning

Website is planned is process for identifying the business objectives and user needs that drive the development cycle.There are 2 things involved in the website planning

1)Business Goals

2)User Needs

2.Website Content

Content formats

  • Budget
  • Audience
  • Production & maintenance issues
  • Emerging trends, the law, policies etc.
  • Plain text,Video,Audio,Flash,PDF and Others

3.Website Design

  • Information Architecture
  • Interaction Design
  • Interface Design
  • Navigation Design
  • Information Design
  • Visual Design

4.Website Construction

  • Browser compatibility
  • Screen resolution
  • Web accessibility
  • Others

5.Domain name & Address

The final letter at end of internet address is known as top level domain names. They are called top level because they are read from right to left, and the part after the dot is the highest in a hierarchy

The following table shows the Generic Top-Level Domain names:

Domain Extensions
.com   – Commercial Busness
.edu     -Education
.gov     -U.S government agency
.int      -International Entity
.net     – U.S military
.org     -Non profit organization

6.Website Publicity

  • Online Publicity
  • Offline Publicity
  • Publicizing an Intranet

7.Website Review

The last step in web development is website review,

The purpose of website review is to establish the website goals are achieved ,if not then what corrective actions are needed.There are many stages of reviews.

  • SWOT Analysis
  • Design
  • Content
  • Construction

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