WEB202 » 04) Functional Specifications

The functional aspect of our scope is defined as our Functional Specifications documents – what our project site is actually going to “do” given our goals that we laid out during the strategy plane.

Describe your possible functional specifications in detail, as they will apply to your site including but not limited to:

A) Site Features: specifications that will apply to the entire website such as branding requirements and compatibility issues.

These may include, but not be limited to, specifications for:

  1. Branding: Specifications relating to your brand as a whole.
  2. Technical: What technologies are you using to build this (i.e. HTML, CSS, etc.)?

B) Specific Features: specifications that will apply to specific features and functions of your website such as buying a product or getting customer support.

These may include, but not be limited to, specifications for:

  1. Informational: What types of information on your business to you need to include (i.e. About, History, etc.)?
  2. Customer Tools: What types of tools do your visitors need to complete their tasks (i.e. Shopping Cart, Account Info, etc.)?
  3. Product Features: What types of features does your product detail page need to include as to satisfy user questions (i.e. Specifications, Reviews, Image zoom, etc.)?
  4. Customer Service Features: What types of customer service features does your site need to include to fully support your users in continuing to be loyal customers (i.e. Returns, Service Tickets, Downloads, etc)?


  • This shall be written as a comprehensive report in paragraph and/or outline style that you, your team and Client can easily view and understand.
  • Post a link to this assignment in the comments section AND print it out to turn in as your Functional Specifications assignment according to the class Schedule (Spring) or Schedule (Summer).

This portion of the Premium Design Works website is written by Mike Sinkula for the Web Design & Development students at Seattle Central College and the Human Centered Design & Engineering students at the University of Washington.



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