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45 Incredibly Useful Web Design Checklists and Questionnaires - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement Designing websites can be a long and complicated process.

45 Incredibly Useful Web Design Checklists and Questionnaires - Smashing Magazine

Dealing with clients, designing prototypes, coding, programming, and testing – there’s a lot to keep track of and a lot to make sure gets done. That’s where checklists can make your life a whole lot easier. With lists of points covering multiple areas from content to usability to accessibility to standards, you’re a lot less likely to overlook important parts of a site. Below are 45 checklists to make your design process easier and more organized. Also consider our previous article: 15 Essential Checks Before Launching Your Website1 lists some important things to check before you make your sites public. 1.

These questionnaires and checklists are focused on making your relationships with your clients better. How to Extract the Facts with a Web Design Client Questionnaire2 This questionnaire from Freelance Switch is meant to send out to prospective clients to get a good idea of what they’re looking for from a website. Web Design Questionnaires, Project Sheets and Work Sheets - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement It’s nearly impossible to provide an accurate quote to a prospective Web design client without first gathering information about what that particular client needs.

Web Design Questionnaires, Project Sheets and Work Sheets - Smashing Magazine

Some designers do this in either a face-to-face meeting or over the phone, but more often, they have a questionnaire that prospective clients fill out. This is preferable for a couple of reasons; the most important, is probably that this document then becomes an integral part of the design process and is available to refer back to. So the question is, whether you should put that questionnaire up on your website or only send it to prospective clients once they’ve contacted you. There are a couple of reasons you may want to make it available online, but the obvious one is that clients are often eager to get started with their projects; providing the questionnaire online eliminates a step in the pre-contract part of the process.

Downloadable Questionnaires We Are Pixel8 Happy Cog Clearleft Ltd Lunamedia 45royale Inc. Duoh! The Anatomy of a Perfect Landing Page. Deborah's Weekly Links: January 21, 2012 - Deborah Edwards-Onoro. AskApache - Crazy Advanced Web Development. Semantic data extractor - QA @ W3C. This tool, geared by an XSLT stylesheet, tries to extract some information from a HTML semantic rich document.

Semantic data extractor - QA @ W3C

It only uses information available through a good usage of the semantics defined in HTML. The aim is to show that providing a semantically rich HTML gives much more value to your code: using a semantically rich HTML code allows a better use of CSS, makes your HTML intelligible to a wider range of user agents (especially search engines bots). As an aside, it can give clues to user agents developers on some hooks that could be interesting to add in their product. If you have suggestion to improve this XSLT, please send patches to public-qa-dev@w3.org.