When it’s time to begin a web development, I mean, begin coding and building your website architecture. Be smart, don’t start everything again !
Follow the trends & best practices
When it’s time to code, it’s better to follow the trends and include the most wanted features. For example, nowadays a website should be :
- HTML5 ready with good progressive enhancement and graceful degradation
- Ready to be browsed on any device (responsive design)
- Including the SEO elements in order to be Googlelized
- Implementing a favicon
- Using an efficient open folder architecture (stylesheets, js, media, …)
As you can see, just before begin coding there is already a lot to think. And that is not yet related to the core business of your project !
After all, building a website is mainly piling up layered techniques and technologies. But it becomes problematic if you pile up something on a weak basement.
This problem has been thought and experienced before by many others. The result: Is a wealth of ready to use boilerplate kits and web start kits.
Web Start Kits
Here are a few of them depending on the use you might have of their features:
Want more ? Google it !