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Designing for Drupal: Tips & Tricks for a Clean, User-Friendly Website

October 26 3:45 PM-4:30 PM

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Session Slides are here.

Designing a website can be a very complicated process with a lot of stages depending on the size of the site you are building.

In this session, we will guide you through the basic steps needed for a clean, user-friendly website that is based in user research and design best practices for a modern Drupal site.

What we'll cover:

  • Research
    • Defining Audiences (based on real people you know directly or indirectly)
    • User Surveys
    • Using Data to Understand Users
  • Developing Personas
    • Identifying Motivations
    • Designing Persona-based Information Architecture
  • Wireframing
    • Developing User Workflows & Predicting User Interactions
    • Interviewing Stakeholders & Testing Assumptions
    • Optimizing for Drupal Functionalities
  • Design Best Practices
    • Basic Color Theory for Accessibility
    • Current Trends vs. Universal Constants
  • Design Hand-off 
    • Tips and Tools for a Smooth Transition to Development
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