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  • # December 16, 2012 at 10:56 am

    Does anyone have any ideas for a first website I could build after my GCSE’s?

    Adam,

    # December 16, 2012 at 10:57 am

    Are you serious?

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:05 am

    What seems to be the problem?

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:06 am

    There are plenty of great ideas and examples on this site whether it be demos, videos, etc. Plus great stuff on Codepen published by incredibly skilled people. That’s where I learn and get ideas from. If that’s not enough for you then Google is your friend.

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:07 am

    Surely you don’t lack that much inspiration and ideas that you need to ask others to give you an initial starting point.

    Just make something up…anything.

    I drawn out a bulls eye shape using one of the tools on Photoshop and came up with a name called ‘Target Solutions’; done a bit of design in PS and came up with this – http://stevenwatson.co.uk/examples/target-solutions

    Its nothing amazing I know but it just shows how easy it is to make something random into something to work from.

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:07 am

    Nothing now that you edited your initial post. You shouldn’t ask other people to make things for you. Make an effort and we would be glad to help you from there.

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:08 am

    thanks @jurotek would you suggest against a simplistic blog?

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:09 am

    Your blog doesn’t have to be surrounded by content. Personally, I prefer simple websites

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:11 am

    @chrisburton Appologies, your first question made me revise the question. @Watson90 Just to double check, the website you made isn’t a real business, Just mearly a tool to practice your design work?

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:13 am

    @AdamHodgson, I won’t suggest anything to you. Specially something about blog which I have never done. Just put something together, describe what’s the purpose and post the link to it or put it on Codepen and I am sure you’ll get plenty of opinions or and advice from members.

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:13 am

    Yeah it was just a totally random idea. I by no means have made it for a client nor is it a real business.

    One day I just felt creative so I just started designing then coded up the page.

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:15 am

    @Watson90 Thats a great idea! Thanks, I’ll get onto one similar, might try some sort of fake rock climbing business or something like that.

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:17 am

    Exactly. Motivate yourself to create something that you’re interested in.

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:17 am

    Yeah, that sounds like a good base point. Just go from that and ideas will just flow etc.

    Good luck.

    # December 16, 2012 at 11:17 am

    @adamhodgson why not create your own blog? You could learn a lot about CMS systems and theme creation. I’d probably recommend a free CMS like WordPress to get going with.

    Don’t be afraid to make mistakes and have problems, that’s all part of the fun. By making mistakes and problem solving you’ll learn tons.

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