Web Essays by Simon Windisch - Can websites be categorised into visual genres
Web Essays by Simon Windisch - Can websites be categorised into visual genres Web Essays by Simon Windisch - Can websites be categorised into visual genres Web Essays by Simon Windisch - Can websites be categorised into visual genres Web Essays by Simon Windisch - Can websites be categorised into visual genres
Web Essays by Simon Windisch - Can websites be categorised into visual genres
 
 

Summary

What is the relationship between categories and genres on the Internet?

What are the visual criteria, and which of them contribute to inclusion of a website into a visual genre?

This essay looks at website categories to see if they are a corollary for visual genres. It discusses which visual criteria confer on a website membership of a visual genre.

Website designer awareness of visual genres is also investigated, as a means of determining the currency of the concept of the visual genre on the Internet.