Web Design Course

• Front – End development

o JavaScript

o HTML

o CSS

o PHP

o CMS

o SWF

o GIF

o JPG

o PNG

• What are the options when we want to design a web site:

o Web Designer😉

o Web Template

o Blog

o Social Media (FB, Twitter, etc…)

Site Design:

1. Goals & Audience

2. Focus on content (SEO)

3. Site Structure

4. Generate sketches

5. HTML & CSS

6. QA – Test it & web usability

Information Architecture

1. Goals & content

2. Navigation

3. Categories & site growth

Interactive Design

• Ajax

• Flash

• Quicktime

Backend integration

Don’t use just because you can

Offer an alternative

Scripting & programming

• Client Side

o JS

• Server Side

o PHP

o .net

o Coldfusion

o Java

o Perl

Present – modular model for web site development

How the web works –

• Clients

o Browsers

o Mobile

o Chat

o Email

• Servers

o FTP

o Mail

o DNS

o PHP

Tools you need:

• Text Editor

• Graphic tools

• Testing

What is WordPress?

• blog system

• Can be anything you want

• CMS – what is it?

• Easy usability for everyone

• Examples

• WordPress.com vs. Self hosted