I am in the process of hiring a designer to refresh a site. He will use Photoshop, illustrator or other tools to come up with a great design.
He will furnish me with a PSD format for the final product. I then want to convert that into a WordPress site. My question(s) center around just what elements of the PSD can be changed in WP and what if any elements are "fixed" and I am unable to find the answers to these questions.
1. He designates a 960X245 area for a slider. But I end up with photos that are 960X300. Is the "original" size provided me by the designer "frozen" or can it be changed when ported to WP?
2. Let's say I want to add a navigation bar that wasn't included in the original design. Can that be added as an "after thought" when the PSD design has been converted to WP?
3. If the original design was 2 columns and now I want a new page with 3 columns, will I need a new and different PSD layout or can additional columns, widths, etc. be accomplished after conversion to WP?
Hopefully the questions I have asked will help you understand just what I am wanting to clarify. And Yes I know that a PSD can be converted to a WP theme and No I don't want to use a WP theme to start with.
Anything that will help me understand what can and more importantly can not be accomplished when converting from a PSD will be appreciated.
Thanks in advance