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Yale C/AIM Web Style Guide

Patrick J. Lynch

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Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites.

Philosophy

Introduction
Purpose of the site
Design strategies
Interface Design

Introduction
Basic interface design for the Web
Information access issues
Navigation
Links & navigation
Site Design

Introduction
Site structure
Site elements I
Site elements II
Intranet design factors
Site Covers
Page Design

Introduction
Graphic design 100
Balanced pages & menus
Design grids for pages
Graphic safe areas for Web pages
Page headers & footers
Typography I
Typography II
Typefaces
Consistency
Basic tables
Page length
Cross platform issues
Editorial style
Frames
Advanced tables
Web Graphics

Introduction
Color display primer
Graphic file formats
Interlaced GIFs
Transparent GIFs
JPEG graphics
Summary, file formats
Illustrations
Optimizing graphics I
Optimizing graphics II
Height & width tags
Colored backgrounds
Image maps
Web Multimedia and Animation

Introduction
Design and audiovisual elements
Digital video
Digital audio
GIF animation
Appendices

Literature cited
Multimedia bibliography
Graphic user interface bibliography
User interface glossary

Colophon & Tools

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Accessibility resources at Web Teaching:

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Early 2002: Second edition of Web Style Guide and revised Web site
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