I haven't done a lot of web development. I mostly fix things for people who do, but have hit an html/css bump. It's pretty simple really. I look at what they've got and what they want, and either fix it or suggest another approach. No hoohoo.
I've got a client right now who's making me crazy. I'm developing his site from the ground up. No, he's not giving me the usual guff. He's OK with me not being a graphics wizard, and knows anything involving more than primitive graphic design will cost extra. Too, there's been no feature creep. We've pretty well settled on what goes in now and what may or may not follow.
I've done due diligence (I think) in determining present and future needs, and have allowed for scalability in the architecture of the site. Usability and accessibility should be at a high level. Global and sectional navigation plans have been dealt with 'til we're both satisfied. Wireframes, crude but sufficient, have been developed for the site's over-all architecture, the top level page, the sub-site top pages, and the content pages.
I've registered his domains and gotten hosting set up. I've even set up Amazon for a little shot at monetizing the site.
So, what's the problem? We've got thirty some odd pages to code, and the #$%&(@# won't give me any content. I've got bupkis.
So much for the rant. I feel better now. Besides, I have to put on my client hat and start composing some content so we can take down the under construction signs. Cheers.