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Web Page Design Final, 2013

You are required by me to arrive for the Final at the appointed starting time for your section. You are required by me to stay until the appointed ending time for your section. Requests for any variation in this exam schedule must be approved by Principal Wes Paul or Vice Principal T.J. Flannagan.

Your goal is to prepare your job/academic resume website for publishing on the web.

  • Color Scheme, Navigation 20 points
    • If you haven't done it already, make sure you have a consistent color scheme, and that you have solid navigation on every page. Make sure you have titles on every page as well.
  • File Management 20 points
    • The rule of thumb that I will apply for the purposes of grading is a place for everything, and everything in its place. Every website is organized in a slightly different way, but if you have organized your website, it will be obvious to me. If you haven't organized your website, that will be equally obvious.
    • Create a new folder, and name it z_archive
    • Examine every file in your website. If you truly don't need it, delete it
    • If you are not sure if you need it or not, put it in your new z_archive folder
    • Sort your files. Any file that is not in it's proper place will drop your grade considerably. Prime culprits: .jpg and .gif files that are not in your image folder.
    • Images should be in your image folder, and if there are lots of them (as in more than 10), they should be in sub folders. For example, if you have a web page dedicated to your artwork, you should have a separate folder called something like my_art
  • Links 20 points
    • Make sure you don't have any dead links or bad links! This is the cardinal sin of web design. If I find ONE, the highest grade I will give you is a C.
    Titles 20 points
    • Make sure you have titles on every page. DO NOT title your page Untitled Document.
  • File Names 20 points
    • Make sure you don't have any "bad" names. Your names should be short, logical and follow the four accepted web file name conventions, as taught since September.
      • Examples of bad file/folder names:
        • 293847293847hhjksdfh.jpg
        • My summer job!.jpg
        • A folder named summerjobfolder.html
        • untitled.html
      • Examples of good file/folder names:
        • spring_concert.jpg
        • my_summer_job.jpg
        • A folder named summer_job_folder
        • resume.html