This week we look at website planning and how we go about planning websites. All of the steps you need to take before you start pushing pixels around the screen.
Also there are some critical security updates in regards to Joomla. Please make sure you update to the latest versions of Joomla including Joomla 1.5, Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.
Critical security patch that all versions of Joomla should be updated too.
Joomla 1.5 can be patched easily using the extension that was created by the team at Anything Digital. http://anything-digital.com/blog/security-updates/joomla-updates/joomla-15-security-patch-made-easy-to-install.html
This is a critical security update for Joomla so please make sure that you update your versions.
5 Tips for Planning Your Joomla Website
There are many methods and procedures in regards preparing for a website and different designers and developers will organise and prepare for website builds in different ways. These tips are some of the steps and processes that we go through for designing planning and putting together our own Joomla websites.
Step 1: Set objectives and goals for the website
Step 2: Content
Card sorting exercise can help sort out a website.
Step 3: Wireframes
Step 4: Target Audience
Step 5: Future Maintenance and Planning
Read over Lou's overview of "Steps for Planning for Your Website".