Web Style Guide Steps
Towards Better TAMIU Web Pages
even open your webpage design program, take a moment to consider what
you want on your page, and, just as importantly, how you want people to
Obviously, you want your web page to communicate something about your
department, program or organization. Be sure to outline the major areas
of responsibility on the main page of your site.
Consider the following questions to help you determine what should be
- What do
- How can
we help you?
- How can
you contact us?
sources or links
- If appropriate,
you may want to include your mission statement.
to your individualized copy, each page should contain:
A&M International University. The University's name should be prominent
on the web page, offering visual confirmation of the University’s
- Your organization,
department, program, etc. name.
information, including phone number, e-mail, fax and physical location.
- Last revision
buttons back to your main page
buttons back to TAMIU homepage
information (this is defaulted in the supplied template).
Almost as important as content, navigability means how easy or difficult
it is to find information. In general, people do not want to scroll throughout
the web page, or endure multiple clicks to get to content.
To insure ease of navigation on your web site:
a flow chart, so you can visually see where information is displayed/stored.
- Try to
have no more than three layers to your site.