Tips on Using Content
Designing a Website is an important aspect of your Internet venture
and approaching it correctly can make all the difference in how
visitors - and search engines - view your website.
As commercial news publishers, we have put together some of our
best design tips to help you in your site development plans.
Remember if you use copyright free images, videos, sounds etc you
must provide a reference list; you may not use copyright material
(that's everything that does not state "copyright free"
) in any public document, including websites, without having actual
written permission from the original web author to do so. The sticky
content found on this Site has been organized for your use. It is
top quality content you can
Eyetracking: Studies reveal that people look at webpages differently
than a print page. Here is an interesting article by By Laura Ruel
and Nora Paul with the Online Journalism Review on an in-depth look
into how people scan webpages by usability expert, Jakob Nielson
who conducts eyetracking research, titled "Eyetracking
Points the way to effective news article design - March 13,
Just to show you that good site design is timeless, here is an
article by Charlie Morris on the Web Developers Virtual Library
- which he wrote in 1999 - and is still just as accurate today,
Attractive Web Pages.
Using content on your website varies depending on the type of code
used. Here are links to Tutorials courtesy of WDVL.
Microsoft's Active Server Pages (ASP) technology provides a framework
for building dynamic HTML pages which enable Internet and Intranet
applications to be interactive.
Style Sheets allow you to control the rendering, e.g. fonts, colors,
leading, margins, typefaces, and other aspects of style, of a Web
document without compromising its structure.
"Dynamic HTML" is typically used to describe the combination
of HTML, style sheets and scripts that allows documents to be animated.
HyperText Markup Language is the fundamental building stuff of the
An open-source server-parsed embedded scripting language.
Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a human-readable, machine- understandable,
general syntax for describing hierarchical data, applicable to a
wide range of applications (databases, e- commerce, Java, Web development,
Working with Images
Below are several programs used for working with images and links
to Tutorials on using them.
introduction to Paint Shop Pro 5
to Photo Shop
Web Page Layout & Design
By Roger Lipera Interactive Media Center University Library, UAlbany,
A tutorial for creating web pages.
Web Pages with Color
Color on the Web is an excellent way to improve your Web designs.
Learn to use color in your Web designs effectively with the color
wheel, HTML color codes, and color charts.
Adding Custom Content
to your Web Pages
Few website owners can afford to overlook the brand-developing capabilities
their site affords them. NewsSticky users can access one of the
few resources online to obtain custom content - for free.