Any smart web designer starts a new project by creating sitemaps and flowcharts. Sitemaps help users navigate a site more easily and they can help with search engine optimization efforts.
A sitemap is essentially an index of all of the pages contained within a given website. The information contained within most sitemaps is not very complicated and typically does not require many sophisticated design elements. Because of this, many designers choose to haphazardly create their own sitemaps by using programs such as Illustrator, InDesign, and Excel. These programs are excellent tools when used for their intended purposes, but they are not meant to be used for creating flowcharts and sitemaps and thus make the process more difficult than it needs to be.
When creating sitemaps and flowcharts, the best option for designers is to use programs found on the web that are specifically created to function as sitemap and flowchart generators. Some sitemap design programs are even completely free of charge and very high in quality.
SlickPlan is one such program. SlickPlan is a web-based sitemap / flowchart generator that allows for the creation of free sitemap and flowchart design. SlickPlan is different from other similar programs found on the web because its only function is to provide a professional flowchart / sitemap design service at no cost to its users.
SlickPlan enables its users to simply and efficiently perform the following tasks:
Create unlimited sitemaps
Send HTML sitemap links to clients instantly
Export sitemaps as PDF files
Organize unlimited sitemap projects neatly and easily
SlickPlan was developed by the professional, experienced Ohio website design team, Atomic Interactive, with the web designer and developer in mind. But the program is set up in such a way that it can be easily used by amateurs as well as professionals.