Although the website design process includes many individual steps and details, the general development process can be broken into 5 distinct phases:
Phase 1 : Define the Project
Good Web design starts with usability and content. It's important to layout in advance what the goals are in relation to the client/user and to understand what is needed in the final outcome. You'll want have a general idea of what content/structure you are looking for in your site, and the message that your are trying to communicate. By knowing the goals of your website, we can better develop and design a great representation of your business!