Chris Castiglione Teacher at One Month. Faculty at Columbia University where I teach Digital Literacy. I write about coding, the internet, and social impact.

What is Web Development?

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Key Takeaways

The four most important roles for building a website are:

  1. User Experience (UX)
  2. Information Architecture (IA)
  3. Visual Design
  4. Development

To clarify this… they’re not “people,” they are roles.

If you’re at a small startup, you may have to be all four of these roles. At a larger company, each of these roles might be covered by a group of people.

Question:

Are you missing one of these four roles on your project? If so, leave a comment down below with a description of your team and what you’re working on. Ask any questions you might have, and I’ll try to get back to you ASAP!

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Chris Castiglione Teacher at One Month. Faculty at Columbia University where I teach Digital Literacy. I write about coding, the internet, and social impact.

25 Replies to “What is Web Development?”

  1. Hello, I am Ruby and i liked your article alot you really did a great job. The article is Very Interesting and Informative at the same time, thanks for sharing this with us.

  2. I was planning to get a website of my own for my business and I am glad I landed on this page. There were some confusions which were bothering me but now I have the answers. because I have contacted several companies and one of the top web development company in California among them told me the same as you discuss the same process in your post

  3. Hi, I am Abhishek and I enjoyed your article a lot you truly done a great job. The article is Very Interesting and Informative in the meantime, much obliged for offering this to us.

  4. A website is a collection of web pages where each page has different information, Web development process to create web pages and bind up the page with a fixed domain. Host the website over the internet to present your data or information in front of people.

  5. It’s interesting that there are so many aspects to website development. It makes sense that you would need to ensure that a website looks nice! Otherwise people won’t want to use it as much.

  6. Visual design is really an important aspect of Web development. A website which doesn’t look good which never gonna attract any users. Also, navigation should be neat and clean so the users can easily navigate through the whole website without any issue.

  7. Due to the rapid growth of technology, different changes had took place. I think that it is the right time for those who wants to improve their career on web development. This will surely make them to be one of the best web designers around the globe.

    Great article! Thanks foe sharing it with the community.

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