Professional Website Design

In this course we teach you how to design and build beautiful professional websites by taking you through the basic principles of design like branding, color theory, and typography which are all instrumental in the design process of a website.

 Professional Web Design Course

In this course we teach you how to design and build beautiful professional websites by taking you through the basic principles of design like branding, color theory, and typography which are all instrumental in the design process of a website.

You’ll also learn HTML and CSS, these are  the common code languages that all modern websites are built on.

These are useful skills to acquire as they are needed by nearly every single business in the world to communicate to customers. By the end of this course, you’ll have all the skills required to design and build your own websites or even start a career with one of the thousands of companies that have a website.

SGL uses real-world settings and accurate simulations to help you apply your new knowledge directly to daily tasks and the knowledge you gain becomes an asset for life.

It covers the following modules:

  • Hyper Text Mark Up Language (HTML)
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • JAVASCRIPT/JQUERY
  • WORDPRESS
  • Student’s Project

Course Outline:

#WEB DESIGN WITH HTML

  • What is HTML?
  • Review of HTML Elements
  • Inserting Spaces and Line Breaks
  • What is an HTML Table?
  • Creating a Hyperlink
  • Graphic File Formats

#WEB DESIGN WITH CSS (CASCADING STYLE SHEETS)

  • Setting Basic Styles for a Web Page using CSS
  • Using CSS to to Set Font Styles for an Entire Web Site
  • Styling Links & Other Design Elements with CSS
  • Text Formatting Techniques with CSS
  • CSS: Images for Design Effects
  • CSS: Modifying Specific Items
  • CSS: Designing with Boxes
  • CSS: Common Design Problems & Their Solutions
  • CSS: Text Wrapping
  • Simple Layout Options

#JAVASCRIPT/JQUERY
Prerequisites
Students should feel comfortable with HTML and CSS to get the most from this course.

Course Outline

  • Writing Your First JavaScript Program
  • The Grammar of JavaScript
  • Adding Logic and Control to Your Programs
  • Working with Words, Numbers, and Dates
  • Dynamically Modifying Web Pages
  • Making Pages Come Alive with Events
  • Improving Your Images
  • Building Web Page Features
  • Improving Navigation
  • Enhancing Web Forms
  • Expanding Your Interface
  • Ajax: Communicating with the Web Server
  • Introducing Ajax

#CREATING WEBSITES WITH WORDPRESS

No previous experience is needed.  This course is structured in a way to help all students, regardless of their experience, learn WordPress. 

Outline:

  • Set up a domain and hosting account
  • Set up a MySQL database on their server
  • Install WordPress on the MySQL database
  • Plan their website by choosing color schemes, fonts, layouts, and more
  • Search for themes in WordPress
  • Select, install, and activate a theme
  • Add posts to their website
  • Create website pages
  • create a traditional blogging site
  • Add images, photo galleries, and more
  • Create tags for SEO and categories to organize their posts
  • Use WordPress as a content management system (CMS)
  • Use widgets and plugins
  • Create an ecommerce site
  • Integrate WordPress with social media
  • Customize a WordPress site using PHP, CSS, and HTML

Project: Create a personal or business website using Word Press.  Using the skills obtained from our Word Press course, we will build a complete personal or business brochure and magazine website.

This project involves many stages from planning, team work, installation, plugins management, testing and launching your   website development experience.

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