Digital Environment Description: Atlanta’s Official Website

click this image On April 17th, I began observing Atlanta’s official website. I began studying the site at 10 pm and ended my observation at 11 pm. When observing this site the first thing that caught my eye was the background of the homepage. The homepage offers a night view of downtown Atlanta. The title of the homepage reads “City of Atlanta”. The first two words are in white while the word “Atlanta” is in silver. This seems to bring some type of attraction to the homepage. The color of the texts are blue and they are easy to read on a white background of the different pages. Included on the homepage is the different tabs that informs people of business, tourists, or people who may move to Atlanta, about the city.  Some of the tabs read ” Government” , “Visitors”, and “Doing Business”. Below the tabs are slideshows of community news with a small area with a message from the mayor. There is also a slide a slide of links that lead to information about the “Atlanta PD (police department” , “City council”, etc. At the bottom of the home page there is a calendar for press releases and meetings/upcoming events. After observing the homepage, I began to navigate through the tab. The navigation for this site was easy. The tabs include sections and in these sections are links to information about the tab. For example, under the “Residents” tab regarding the household section there are links that give the researcher more information about the particular section. This website constantly displays this method rather than the page on...

Digital Environment: Artifact #4

This photo includes a screenshot of the tab “Visitors” that offers different things to do and different ways to get around. The purpose of the screenshot is to show how the images may not be so attractive to the someone who may just be visiting. The pictures show no human or animal...

Digital Environment: Artifact #3

This is a screen shot of the page consisting of “Government” related links. This photo also includes information on the mayor in Atlanta. The different sections under the “Government” tab, include sub sections. An example is shown in the photo under “Mayor’s office”...
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