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31 August 2019

Making A Brand New Site Checklist

by xoxo Holla

Making a Brand New Site from Scratch: A Checklist


Let’s face it. Every now and then you find a little project you want to put on the internet. Maybe it’s something silly, maybe it’s something to help out a friend or family member. If you’re like me and spend most of your working life maintaining existing code, sometimes your brain just draws a total "nothing" when you need to start a website from the very beginning.

I’m making this checklist for myself so that hopefully it’ll be easier for me the next time I need to do this. Hope it helps you, too:

You should have a bare skeleton with normalized CSS across browsers for you to start adding your content.