Website Redesign: Development

Website Redesign: Development
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A NON-WEB DEVELOPERS GUIDE TO A WEBSITE REDESIGN
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PHASE 3: BUILD

When all of the mockups have been approved, the project will move into the development portion of the build phase.

 

Set up the content management system (CMS).

The recommended CMS for Georgia Tech websites is Drupal.

Resources:

Install and customize the theme.

You can find a repo of a static HTML/CSS template for creating a Georgia Tech website on the Georgia Tech GitHub page.

Resource: Appearances and Themes

Build page templates.

A page template is a guide for how a certain type of page will look. When reviewing your sitemap and content outlines, think about how these pages will look. Note that your page templates should match the list of wireframes in the preceding sections.

Install third-party integrations.

Install and configure any data and service integrations or modules. 

Resource: Recommended Systems and Services.

Program any custom functionality. 

 

Customize the backend.


Next Step

When the content is ready, the web developer will populate the new website by transferring existing content and uploading any new content.