It’s not easy to design a private school website when you don’t have the content in advance. What is it you’re designing? This task has gotten more challenging with responsive web design moving the size and location of content features around to accommodate various devices. From the writer’s perspective, it’s a two-way street: How do you create web content when you can’t see what it’s going to look like on laptops, tablets, and phones?
So what comes first—the design or the content?
The reality of this chicken-or-egg scenario is that content and design are often developed in tandem for school websites. Fortunately, we have the following guide. Written by a designer as a peace offering to writers, the advice within will help you create content that provides the most flexibility for responsive web design.
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About the Author
Corwin Bermudez is an Interactive Designer with Blackbaud's K-12 Professional Services team. He has 10 years of experience in website design, print design, illustration, and audio/video production.More Content by Corwin Bermudez