Typography Tips & Resources

5 Typography Do’s and Don’ts Everyone Should Know

Top Ten Web Typography Sins

Underlining for Emphasis?

Underlining in Professional Typesetting?

Typography Rules Designer Should Know

Ideal Fonts for Brand Logos

Illustrated Glossary Of Typographic Terms You Should Know

15 Best Web Safe Fonts That Work With HTML & CSS – from 5/8/17, by Robert Mening from WebsiteSetup. Arial is one of the most widely used fonts.
A Comprehensive Guide to Typography Basics – from 6/9/16 by Ed Wassermann of EvatoTuts+. Explains the differences between serif and sans serif typefaces.
Job Satisfaction in the Work Place infographic  – 2017 from Strategies Corporation. An example of nice typography in a poster/nfographic.

Overview of a Website Development Process

Overview of a Website Development Process:
Phase 1: Planning & Discovery
– Requirements Analysis
– Content Audit
– Competitor Analysis
– Project Charter / Website Strategy Plan
– Site Map / Information Architecture Planning
– Define Team Member Roles
– Organize Project Budget & Gather Resources

Phase 2: Visual Design
– Wireframe & Design Elements Planning
– Fireworks/ Photoshop Mockups
– Review & Approval Cycle
– HTML/CSS Mockups & Layouts
– CMS Page Template Mockups

Phase 3: Development / Programing
– Setup / Build Development Framework
– Code Templates for Each Page Type
– Develop Special Features & Interactivity
– Define User Roles & Permissions
– Populate with Content
– Quality Assurance, Usability, and Accessibility Testing of the System

Phase 4: Launch Prep & Launch (aka Deployment or Delivery)
– Final Polishing & Refinement of Interface Elements
– Initial Training for CMS Editors
– Transfer to Live Server (mockup to live)
– Final QA Testing: (validation, broken link checking, accessibility testing)
– Final Cross Browser Checks and Server Performance Testing

Phase 5: Post-Launch Maintenance
– Continuing User Training for CMS Editors
– Continuing Content Posting, New Page Creation, and Special Requests
– Ongoing Maintenance, Analytics Monitoring, Server Performance Adjustments
– New Content Marketing & Promotion, Campaign Success Analysis, A/B Testing of Page Variations
– Documenting Source Files, Documenting Server Performance Tweaks, Bug Tracking
– Administration & Updating of CMS User Accounts