Getting Started

Web design is made up of many core disciplines, including

  • Graphic Design
    The graphic designer makes decisions regarding everything you see on the web page: graphics, type, colors, layout, etc.
  • Information Design
    Information Designers (also called “information architects”) deal with flow charts and diagrams and may never touch a graphic file.
  • Interface Design
    Interface design focuses on how the page works. The interface of a web site includes the methods for doing things on a site: buttons, links, navigation devices, etc. as well as the functional organization of the page.
  • HTML, style sheet, and graphic production
    The process of writing HTML and style sheet document is commonly referred to as authoring.
  • Scripting and Programming
  • Multimedia

History of the Internet

How does the Internet work

Service Web

The Companion Web