There are tons of great articles out there currently on the subject of wireframes and how to effectively create them. With wireframes not only being a crucial piece of the puzzle for designers but also clients, the gang at Fuzzy Math thought it was about time to present a few guidelines for how to read and understand what exactly is going on in a wireframe.
Reading a wireframe
Whether new to the world of wireframes, a client or stakeholder being presented one, or just a general fan of wireframe goodness, the best place to start is with the basics. A solid understanding of the pieces that make up a wireframe, will make reading one much easier. Everyone has their own style, but take a look below for a rundown of a few of the basic components to keep in mind:
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Next up in the wireframe series: How to evaluate a wireframe