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samples or art. Will your home page include a link to your survey, or should that link appear
on your contact page? Try to come up with a blueprint of your page structure.
The outline and ideas you develop will help guide you as you start creating pages and
building your site. If you get stuck or just want some suggestions, go online! Review some
Yahoo! Web Hosting success stories at
, or examine some
SiteBuilder templates at
. Take a look at web
sites that you admire or that address topics similar to yours and make a note of their
content and organization. What kinds of information do they include? Are they easy to use?
Does their organization make sense to you? Write down your ideas they ll come in handy
as you get started.
After you ve outlined your site, you ll have a better idea of which pages are most important
which in turn will help determine your site navigation.
A navigation bar is an element on a web page, often graphical, that contains links to other
pages in the web site. Many sites display a single, consistent navigation bar on each page
(usually across the left side or top of the page) to provide site visitors with a convenient,
organized way to browse the important pages or areas of the site. The navigation bar at the
top of every page in Web Hosting Help, for example, includes links to Small Business Home
To create your navigation buttons automatically, use Yahoo! SiteWizards or SiteBuilder s
navigation bar tool, which provides a wide variety of customizable button styles and will
easily generate all the navigation links you need.
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