Activity 14 Site Maps

Refer to https://en.support.wordpress.com/sitemaps/ and the Google Search Console to answer the following:

1. What is a site map?
2. Why would a website need a site map?
3. Describe the 4 step process of building and submitting a site map.

 

 

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Activity 12 Animation Audio Video

Animation, Audio, Video

1. What tools can you use to create animated content on a website?

2. What tools can you use to create video content on a website?

3. What tools can you use to create audio on a website?

4. Research and describe the features of
• Adobe Flash
• Microsoft Silverlight
• Youtube
• Vimeo
• Soundcloud
• Tindeck

5. Identify and describe 3 types of video players users may need to view videos on a website.

Activity 11 Hyperlinks

Hyperlinks

1. What is a Hyperlink?

2. Name four types of hyperlinks you might find on a website.

3. Provide 3 examples of each type of hyperlink.

4. Research and then make a list of tips for adding links and hyperlinks to a website.

5. Insert one of each type of hyperlink (total of 4 different types) into one or more of your blog posts.
• Internal
• External
• Exposed
• Intext

Activity 10 Writing Website Content

1. Research online for tips for writing content.

2. Make a list of 25 top tips for writing content. Here are some to get you started:
• Use headings and subheadings
• Short concise sentences
• Use active voice
• Keep pages short
• Use graphics and visuals where possible
• Content should target your audience
• Content is yours or it is referenced
• Stock pile content for future publication
• Schedule automatic publishing or removal of content

3. In pairs, brainstorm some topics for posting articles on your blog. Read more here.

4. Brainstorm and make a note of key words for future articles.

5. Reference all images and written information you use at the end of the blog post/article.

Activity 9 Website Design Features

Website Design Features
1. Research the term: website design features online. Then identify, list and describe as many design features as you can find that make up an appealing, user friendly website.

2. Create a checklist of recommended website design features for use in a small business. Include the following:
• Contact information
• Opening hours
• Google map
• Search function
• Social media buttons and connections
• Return to home with one click
• Text is readable
• Contains useful hyperlinks
• Keywords used in text
• Content (such as a blog post) in appropriate category
• Strong contrast between text and background
• Useful subheadings
• Bulleted lists
• Short paragraphs
• Low word count per page
• Terms of use
• Policy outlining privacy and information collected

3. What else do you need to you add to this list? You can read about good homepage designs here.