Develop and Launch Your First Website in Just One Day!

Build your first website and learn the basics of HTML & CSS. The course also covers Weebly, Wordpress, and self-hosting.
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 2/2014 English

Course Description

This one day course will teach you the basics of HTML and CSS so you can build your own website from scratch. It will also cover several popular ways to get a website online including Weebly, Wordpress, and self-hosting. By the end of the course, you will have created your own website.

Awesome Inc U is devoted to teaching coding skills. It’s never too early or too late to learn how to code. You don’t have to be a genius to learn to code, you just need to be determined.

What are the requirements?

  • The ability to use a web browser and type text into a computer
  • A computer with a modern web browser (eg Google Chrome), an FTP client (eg FileZilla), and a text editor (eg Sublime Text)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Overview of front-end web technologies including HTML and CSS
  • How to use a text editor, FTP client, and Google Chrome web developer tools
  • Setting up a local development environment
  • Publishing a website with Weebly, Tumblr, and Wordpress.com
  • Collecting user data through the Forms tool in Google Drive
  • Embedding media content, including images, YouTube videos, and Tweets
  • Registering a domain name and deploying to a web server
  • Introduction to web frameworks including Bootstrap and JQuery

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone with an interest in learning basic web development
  • No previous coding experience expected

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Diving Into HTML
Course Overview
Preview
03:46
Live Demo - Your First HTML Page
Preview
34:23
Introductory Slides
Preview
10:14
Section 2: Fast Ways To Get On The Web
Weebly Overview
10:36
Tumblr Overview
09:14
Wordpress.com Overview
07:52
Hosted Web Services
1 question
Section 3: More HTML and CSS Practice
Embedding Content (YouTube and Twitter)
10:56
Special Characters
06:00
CSS Practice
27:36
Section 4: Advanced Tools
Google Forms Overview
09:35
Paypal Overview
06:06
Google Analytics Overview
05:23
Section 5: Web Hosting and FTP
Domain Registration
11:24
Web Hosting Providers
16:30
Content Management Systems
14:56
Conclusion / Sandbox Exercises
01:27
2 questions

Questions about hosting your website and using FTP

Section 6: Supplemental Course Materials
The Course Manual
4 pages

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Instructor Biography

Awesome Inc, Learn to Code, Start a Company, Create Something New.

Founded in 2009, Awesome Inc exists to create and grow high-tech startups. We do this by hosting community events, leading technology education courses, and offering a shared workspace. Our Awesome Fellowship Program provides mentorship for early-stage startups, while our Awesome Inc U program helps anyone learn to code. Our small but nimble team is made up of engineers, designers, marketers, and experienced entrepreneurs. Collectively, we hold masters degrees in economics, business, psychology, and public administration, and have started more than half a dozen companies.

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