Step-by-step process to create a website
Creating a functional website that allows users to quickly and easily access information, regardless of device and browser types, is what web designers and developers aim to work on.
Whether developing a website from scratch or redesigning an existing website, the basic objective of the client is to gain visibility, spread information, attract new clients, sell a product or create a community; the reason could be anything, but the goal is always to create an attractive, attractive and fully functional website.
The design and development of a website comprises the following phases:
Information gathering: This is an initial and important phase in the development of a website. Before starting a project, it is important to analyze the reason and objective behind the development of a website, the target audience, what you intend to achieve through your website. All these reasoning are grouped under the same umbrella, that is, “information gathering”. Another important aspect involved in this phase includes the evaluation of your competitors; as this also gives us a cutting edge advantage when planning a website.
Planning: In the planning phase, the page structures, content, navigation and required functionalities are finalized.
DesignAfter outlining a basic plan for developing a website and deciding how to do it, the next step is to begin the design process. The appearance of the website along with the user interface and the navigation system are established in this phase.
It is very important to incorporate elements such as a company logo or colors to further establish a brand identity. It is also very important that designers maintain transparency and work closely with clients to transform client aspirations into reality.
Development: This is the phase where ideas and designs are combined to create a visual reality of the client’s goals and objectives. In other words, the design is transformed into a functional website by writing relevant code, developing / updating appropriate content, and adding functionality to improve performance. Images and pages are also optimized to improve page speed.
A successful website requires proper coding of the front-end and back-end interfaces. This involves writing scripts using PHP, HTML5, and CSS that comply with the latest W3C standards.
Tests: Tests are the key to a positive value for the user. It addresses all aspects of the site, including content, images, functionality, and purpose. It is mandatory to make your website, bug or error, free of errors, to provide the maximum experience to users who access your website.
The website is also tested and optimized for browser compatibility, page speed, mobile device compatibility, and HTML and CSS codes.
Deployment: To make the designed website online, first register the domain, buy a web host to upload your website to be online and submit the website to search engines for indexing.
It’s always wise to gather relevant information and come up with a plan before starting a web design and development project. By adhering to the process mentioned above, it is easy to develop an efficient and attractive website.