Modern, free tools help you build beautiful websites quickly. With about an hour's instruction, you can begin building professional websites and share them freely on the web. This course will show you how.
When you're done, you'll know how to build and publish websites for yourself and others. Not just amateur websites, but professional quality websites suitable for many businesses in your area.
What are students saying?
“The instructor is clearly knowledgeable and explains things in an easy manner.”
“Being able to publish your sites on the internet for the whole world to see by the end of the course is truly satisfying.”
“…very easy to make a very appealing website without much effort”
**NOTE: We do not use Wordpress or other server-side tools. The websites you create in this course will be standard HTML that can be used on any platform. This makes it very easy to share the sites you create with others.
Learn what Bootstrap is, why people like it and how there is an amazing ecosystem developing around this time-saving tool.
This video will help you prepare your computer with the tools used during the next section.
A picture says a thousand words. The websites you create need great pictures to tell their story.
In this video we'll build a simple websites in under 10 minutes. Yes, you will be able to build a simple website that fast.
Let's build a website similar to the last one but with a little more visual appeal.
You've seen websites that didn't look quite right. It can be difficult to describe what's wrong, but you can just tell it's wrong. Often, it's subtle alignment problems that cause this. Learn about Bootstrap's grid and how it can help.
The Bootstrap library comes with some pre-defined colors. It's quite easy to change those out for your own colors. In this video, you'll learn how.
Bootstrap websites are mobile friendly by default. In this video, you can see how to preview what your website will look like on different devices.
In this course we'll build a website with several pages, typical of what many businesses need. Using the techniques in this course, you'll graduate to building serious websites.
You'll learn how to set up a free hosting account and share your website with others.
Matthew is a entrepreneur, instructor and software developer who loves finding creative solutions to tough technical and business problems. He's passionate about making technology easier to use. He has been helping business and non-profit organizations create engaging presences and useful products since 1999. Matt has started businesses, freelanced, worked for multi-national corporations and several start-ups.