General Design

Before developing a new webpage, a developer should consider certain aspects
of the design process in a planning stage.

Best practices

  • Ten Good Deeds in Web Design
    This article highlights ten design elements that will increase the usability of any website.
  • Avoid the Unlucky Seven
    This article names seven website elements to avoid, such as, annoying animations,
    background music and certain color combinations.


  • Using Color
    Color choices are very important to web design, but how do you know if you're choosing the right color combinations?

Organizing and layout

  • Organizing Your Web Content
    This article gives tips on how to organize your content to best suit your visitors.
  • Layout and Design
    This article gives important tips to keep in mind while designing your web page.
  • Popup Menus
    Available menus to Missouri State University users