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Step-By-Step Website Development – Check List

Building a blogI’ve talked a lot about website development, and hopefully I’ve stressed how important it is to make a plan. To help you make your plan, here is a simplified checklist for the development and design of a website ($ indicates potential additional fees that may be incurred).

Development

  • Gathering of information related to site content
  • Website Name (Domain Name) Research
  • Competition Researched
  • Website Title Chosen
  • Website Host Research
  • Website Host Chosen and Registered $
  • Website Name Chosen
  • Website Name Purchase $
  • Website Structure and Organization Established
  • Link Exchange Researched
  • Link Exchange Page Set Up
  • Articles/Resources Provided/Researched
  • Articles/Resources Chosen
  • Advertising Inclusion Implemented
  • Search Engine Submission Prepared
  • Search Engine Submission Implemented $
  • Review Search Engine Submission Results (1-4 months after public release)

Design

  • Artwork Compiled
  • Logo Designed or Prepared as Digital Art
  • Color Scheme Research and Presented
  • Layout Design Research and Presented
  • Color Scheme Chosen
  • Layout/Design Chosen
  • HTML and CSS Coding Design
  • Content and Articles Added
  • Review Web Standards
  • Validate Code
  • Check Website with Other Browsers
  • Check Website with Other Computers
  • Check Website with Various Screen Resolutions
  • Edit and Review Website Presentation
  • Test Website (typically 2-4 weeks)
  • Test Links

Website Maintenance

  • Frequently Update
  • Check for Errors
  • Add Link Exchanges
  • Check for Bad Links
  • Keyword Review and Update
  • Check Link Popularity
  • Review New Technology
  • Review Web Standards and apply
  • Check Site Statistics
  • Add New Content
  • Check Links
  • Validate Code
  • Re-Submit Site to Search Engines
  • Check Web Page Descriptions
  • Check Web Page Titles
  • Review Meta Tag Standards and Update
  • Review Top Searches from Search Engines (potential new content ideas)

Checklist Resources

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