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Module Aim[edit]

In this module, we will consider some of the principles that you should remember and adhere to whenever making your website. We'll consider color blending on your website, which fonts are most web-friendly, image support, and even creating your website to suit your target audience. This module will expand on issues like webpage load speed and what code to use with what scripts at what time. Knowing which of the web design standards to use such as HTML or HTML5 will also be a point of focus. The following sections have much to offer. Go ahead.

Apart from the principles you need to nail down when designing your site, you need to also understand certain facts about your visitors and how to organize your contents to make the best first impression.

Suggested Activities[edit]

Under this section, we'll be considering some activities of which you will work on to see how best the principles discuss really work.

Since you're familiar with creating of HTML pages, only instructions on the activities will be given and you will have to try them yourself. Taking on these activities will help you appreciate how important those principles are and how they are going to facilitate the overall operation of your webpages. Its much important your take to heart these principles.

Basic Principles Grouped[edit]

The basic principles to keep in mind when creating your website can be grouped under some four main headings. These kind of categorize the whole idea of those principles. These are:

  • Colors
  • Layout
  • Navigation
  • Fonts

Colors[edit]

Color Theory for the web


Layout[edit]


Navigation[edit]


Fonts[edit]


Learning materials[edit]

Wikiversity lessons:

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