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Essentials of Web Design


Web design has become a more popular field than ever with the advent of online businesses. This has increased the demand for Web Designers. This course gives you the skills to become a skilled Web Designer with both HTML and CSS. HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) is a powerful web coding language used to structure and format pages. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a language used primarily for enhancing the look and feel of web pages. Together they make a powerful toolset for scripting and creating websites and web applications.

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This course will outline all you need to know to script your first page, publish it online and maintain it in a live web environment. Whether it is a personal blog or a business page, you will learn how to add functionality to your page, customise the look to appeal to your target audience and how to properly host it online so that people from around the world can view it.

Once you have gained these skills, you can begin compiling a portfolio of your web design projects, do freelance web design jobs or apply for a professional position in Web Design.

What you will learn

  • How to work with FTPs
  • How servers, IP addresses and DNS affect web design
  • How to set up a host
  • Which text editors to use for coding
  • How to add CSS to your page
  • How to use CSS to customise the background, colour and font


Module 1: How Internet And Web Design Work

  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Connections
  • Part 3: Data
  • Part 4: Servers
  • Part 5: IP Address
  • Part 6: DNS
  • Part 7: Web Browsers

Module 2: The Tools Of The Trade

  • Part 1: Text Editors
  • Part 2: File Transfer Protocol
  • Part 3: Hosting
  • Part 4: Image editor

Module 3: Coding Our First Website

  • Part 1: What Is Coding
  • Part 2: Introduction To HTML
  • Part 3: Adding CSS
  • Part 4: Adding Files
  • Part 5: Folder Structure

Module 4: Cascading Style Sheets

  • Part 1: CSS Background
  • Part 2: CSS Colours
  • Part 3: CSS Font Family
  • Part 4: CSS Typo @fontface
  • Part 5: CSS Margin