With the Technology development, there are millions of websites, which are supporting business of many companies all over the world. It’s an important tool to develop business and encourage the whole economy. Each of us use and interact with many websites during the day, and get the usefulness, as well as helpfulness from them. But do you know that developers have been through many stages to create a good website? Different companies vary the comprehensive number of website development stages. However, the best way to develop a website which saves the cost and time for the company is that we only need to concentrate on some core development stages.
Gathering requirements: the first thing to do before making a website, developers should determine the website’s purpose, its main goal and its target audience. They have to answer these questions: who is the website for? Why would people use it? How do we make it profitable?
Planning structure: this part you need to create a sitemap and wireframe. Based on the information that was gathered together in the previous phase, the site map is created. It should describe the relations between the main areas of the website which help you understand how usable the final product will be, and show the connection between the different pages of the website. Another structure is wireframe, it’s a visual representation of the user interface which you’re about to create, and it demonstrates all elements that will be added to the page and their location.
Layout design: the website layout can be a graphic sketch or an actual graphic design, its fundamental function is to present the information structure, visualize the web content, and describe the basic functionality. Layouts contain colors, logos, images, and also give an overall understanding of the new website.
Content writing and compilation: this step is too vital one, and you can’t underestimate its role. You need to put in the writing the very essence you would like to communicate to the audience and add call to action. Content writing also content the creation of headlines, text editing, new text, etc.
Testing, review, and launch: testing is the most routine part of the process, every link should be tested, and the form of script, then use code validators to check your code to make sure it follows the current web standards. After double checking your website it’s time to upload it to the server, and make a final test to be sure that all your files have been installed properly.
Maintenance: this part means you will interact and assist your customers when they use the website, to make them satisfied you need to be prepared if you have to make any changes in case. Adding a feedback system may help you to detect possible problems the end-users face. Fix the problem as fast as you can, and remember to keep your website updated is a crucial rule.