Specifying your website design is easy. Below we have given some useful pointers
to help you tell us about the site you want.
You need to decide on what pages you want on your site. A typical small site
would be as follows :
Brand name, slogan, introductory text, etc
- About us
Brief intro to your company, a bit of history, the people, etc
- Products / services
Details of what it is you offer or do and specific products or services and
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Questions people often ask you with their answers
- Contact information
A simple summary of how to contact you.
Obviously this can be tailor to your specific needs and it is up to you to
decide how you want to structure your site and use your pages.
Once you've decided on your pages you need to think about the textual content
for the pages. We ask that you supply your information using a standard text
file format such as Microsoft Word, Windows WordPad or Notepad.
If you already have information leaflets such as brochures and fliers it is
helpful if you can send us an electronic copy of these.
Colours, graphics and images
If you already have a logo, graphics, images and photos that you will need
to supply us with them. We accept most formats of images.
You may also already have a corporate image and colour scheme again you will
need to supply us with this information.
You'll notice when browsing the internet that most sites have similar navigation
structures, some use vertical side menus others use horizontal header menus
and variations on this. You need to decide what layout style you want for your
The below graphic illustrates common layouts :
The main content areas are often divided up into various columns, these can
be used for adverts, sub menus, promotions, etc
Tell us about the websites you like
We can often get a lot of insight in to what you want by looking at the type
of websites you like.
Point us to some of your favorites and tell us what it is you like about them,
for example, the colours, layout, areas of functionality, etc. and we'll use
it to build up a picture of what you want.
Don't forget to tell us about your own site if you already have one!
Add all your files and information into a zip / compressed file and contact
us by email. If you have any problems or queries about supplying the information
please feel free to contact
us for guidance.