Strategy and goals
- What is the goal of the project or product?
- How does goal of the project fit into the wider goals/strategy of the organization/company?
- Who is the audience - who do you wish to reach?
- What do visitors want from your website/product?
- What is the the organization's communication / product strategy?
- What does the organization wish to communicate/provide via the website / product?.
- Domain naming and registration
- Website content planning
- User interface and content organization
- Publications, bibliography, statistical data
- Determining main sections and content
- Information management by topic
- Data visualization
- How will the website be maintained and developed in the future?.
- Graphic design
- Website design and layout
- Website building including text, templates, PDFs and other media
- User interface and interaction
- Logos, photographs and graphics.
- Adherence to standards (www.w3c.org). Coding standards
- Use of Stylesheets and Templates for modularity and portability
- Use of databases and content management system principles
- Server coding in PHP and Node
- Website Content Management Systems (CMS)
- Plugins and modules
- Database-driven applications
- Database design and setup
- Data from remote services (APIs)
- Data visualisation
- Server setup and maintenance.
Rua Design creates custom designs, and functionality for web-based applications including:
- HTML websites and applications
- Wordpress, Drupal and other CMSs
- Node based programming
- Adding content from other websites (APIs).
Rua Design has expertise in website hosting
- Advice regarding hosting, email and naming
- Set-up and installation of website servers and server software
- Installing websites on servers
- Updates and security
- Website statistics
- Server upgrades - PHP, Wordpress, Drupal, Debian, firewall.
- Adding new content to websites
- Porting websites between servers, and CMSs
- Upgrading server software
- New website sections and special events
- Adding publications, projects, newsletters, links.
Rua Design installs and maintains website applications including:
- Project management applications
- Photo albums