Website design is the art and process of creating a single web page or a whole and may involve aesthetic and mechanical intricacies of operating a website that although the main focus on the look and feel. While important aspect in the web design is to create animations and graphics, the selection of colours, graphics and fonts. It should be controlled by a web designer is the mastery of the art by exploring the imagination and explore the artistic taste then poured into a web page. Being able to choose a good colour and combine it with other colours thus creating a colour matching mix. They must also be able to create a form or a good sketch of the form of web pages. The most important thing is being able incorporates imagination or original ideas and combining of the client. Placing the multimedia components on certain parts so the web pages are more appealing is an obligation.
They also must have a mastery of web design tool support, such as regulatory application program web layout; Macromedia Dreamweaver, Ms.Frontpage, edit plus, PHP etc. Not only that, the application program such as Macromedia Flash animation maker, Swish also be understood by the web designer. The designer of graphic design application program such as Photoshop, Corel, Paint etc. tenure also makes Interface also mastering a programming language is a necessary condition that must be controlled by a web designer.
Before designing, we should know and understand some of the functions in order to design a website created in accordance with the functionality of the website. In general functionality of the website is as follows:
1. Communications. Web sites that serve as communication, in general, is a dynamic web. Because it is made using web programming (server-side) it is equipped with facilities that provide communication functions such as webmail, formanthec, chats, forums etc.
2. Information. They need to stress on quality of content because the purpose of this site is to declare it. It preferably contains text and graphics for facilities that provide the function of information, news, files, company, library, preferences etc.
3. Entertainment. As a means of entertainment element the use of animation and moving images can improve the quality of presentation design but still, must consider the speed of the download. Examples of entertainment function: online games, online movies, online music etc.
4. Transaction Or Business. Web sites can be a good business transaction of goods, services, etc. website linking consumers and company and specific community through electronic means. The payout can ease a credit card, transfer or pay directly.