Format, Convention and Style Guide Structure

1. Planning Process

  • Project Phases
  • Folder and File Structure
  • Naming Conventions

2. Ease of Access

  • Navigation
  • Internal Linking
  • Named Anchors

3. Content

  • Consistent Organization
  • Structure
  • Outlines
  • Swipe Files
  • Templates
  • Boilerplates

4. Design

  • Navigation
  • Interface design
  • Information design

5. Course Structure

  • Semantic Content Markup
  • Site File Structure
  • Search Engine Optimization

6. Support Structure

7. Page Structure

  • Site Design in Context
  • Page Structure and Site Design
  • Page Templates

8. Page Design

  • Document Design
  • Visual Design
  • Page Frameworks
  • Page Width and Line Length
  • Design Grids for Web Pages

9. Fonts and Typography

  • Characteristics of Type Styles – Web vs. Print
  • Legibility
  • Typefaces
  • Emphasis
  • Display Typography with Graphics

10. Writing Style

  • Structuring Prose
  • Online style
  • Outline Style
  • Test Formatting – Web and Print

11. Forms and Application Fill Outs

  • Technologies that Support User Interaction
  • Web and Mobile Apps

12. Graphics

  • Graphic File Formats
  • Standard Banner and Image Sizes
  • Compression of Web Graphics
  • Photo and Imaging Strategies
  • Screen Images and Thumbnails
  • Interlacing
  • Graphic Markup, Titles, Captions

13. Multimedia

  • Multimedia Strategies
  • Audio and Video Formats
  • Audio and Video Compression
  • Audio and Video Storage and Distribution

14. Course Support Content

  • eBooks
  • Static Sites
  • Live Content
  • Automated Content
  • “Web 2.0 Plus” Properties
  • Linking Strategies
  • Assessment Conventions