Wire frames are also know as the blue prints of web site. This is the second step in the website design process. Once we know the main objectives of the website, next step is to draw a mock up/ wire frame to give our clients an idea on how and where the content, images/ videos, navigational menu, logo/ tag line and footer would be placed on the site.
There are various tools available for the designer to do the mock ups
- Balsamiq Mockups : for more information visit http://balsamiq.com
- DesignerVista: http://designervista.com/
- pencil project
Benefits of having Mockup:
- Client will know exactly where the text and images will be placed.
- Mock ups help in managing real estate of the web page
While drawing mock ups we focus on content and functionality, which is very important for success of a good website . So next time you have a web project try introducing mock ups in you design process.