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
    30 day money back guarantee!
    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
  • 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

Who 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.


Section 1: Diving Into HTML
Course Overview
Live Demo - Your First HTML Page
Introductory Slides
Section 2: Fast Ways To Get On The Web
Weebly Overview
Tumblr Overview
09:14 Overview
Hosted Web Services
1 question
Section 3: More HTML and CSS Practice
Embedding Content (YouTube and Twitter)
Special Characters
CSS Practice
Section 4: Advanced Tools
Google Forms Overview
Paypal Overview
Google Analytics Overview
Section 5: Web Hosting and FTP
Domain Registration
Web Hosting Providers
Content Management Systems
Conclusion / Sandbox Exercises
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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