What you’ll learn
Introduction to HTML and XHTML including the most commonly used elements like linking,
Introduction to CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) for working with fonts, colors, and complete layout control
Web Graphics and Image manipulation with an introduction to Photoshop!
Domain name registration – how it works, pointing your domain to your site, best practices and much more!
How to put your site on the Internet, including choosing a web host, working with FTP, and much more!
Accessibility – make your site visible to all users!
Ecommerce with PayPal – setting up a shopping cart, integrating PayPal, making money with your site!
Web Design is one of the fastest growing, and best paid fields in the world today!
In this highly informative web design course, veteran web designer and developer Steven Taylor takes you through the entire process of building a complete website from scratch.
Starting with nothing but a blank page on Note Pad, Steve shows you step-by-step how to build a beautiful, fully functional website, while teaching you everything you need to know about HTML and CSS, the basic building blocks of the web.
Whether you are starting a career in web design or just want to build your own website, “Web Design from the Ground Up” will give you the essential tools and information you need to create beautiful, intuitive sites using the latest web standards.
Who this course is for:
If you are an “absolute beginner” this course is just perfect for you. However, if you have a basic understanding of HTML and even a little CSS, this course would also be appropriate. You should have a working knowledge of computers and an interest in the Web. You do not need to have any prior “programming” knowledge or experience – just a desire to learn.