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Build Your Own Web Site

A simple way to create your Web Site Step-By-Step including everything you need at no extra cost, all inclusive.
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288 students enrolled
Created by Dr Marco Bruno
Last updated 8/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Create your own Web Site
Understand the fundamentals of the WWW
Understand the Web Site files involved
Creating image files
Register a Web hosting account
Uploading files to the Server with FTP
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Requirements
  • PC running Microsoft Windows
  • Internet Connection
Description

This course teaches how to make a simple web site, no programming involved. It includes some theory and a Step-by-Step guide to producing a functional web site. The student will understand the fundamentals of a web site, of the Internet, the server and uploading files via FTP. The outcome will be an operational web site available on the Internet. All the necessary components are included at no extra cost. No additional software required or other complexities. This course is suitable for novice developers wanting to create their first web site successfully. The entire process should take between 3 - 8 hours. A weekend venture to get you up and running with a web site on the Internet.

Who is the target audience?
  • Novice Web developers
  • First time Web Site developers
  • Novice to Intermediate computer users
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 12 Lectures Collapse All 12 Lectures 01:10:47
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Theory
6 Lectures 39:51
  • An overview of the course.
  • A web site is a set of files.
  • The files are stored on the server.
  • The server sends the files to a requesting client.
  • The files are displayed within a browser.
  • The server is connected to the Internet 24/7
  • There are two types of access to the server, read only (Public) and Write (Authorised).
Preview 05:45

Overview
10 questions

  • The default file upon request to the server is index.htm
  • Download the web site kit from www.imbox.altervista.org/websitekit.zip
  • There are 5 image files and 5 html files in the kit that make up the web site
  • An HTML file is a simple text file, it contains programming codes in <code> style
  • Pictures are not stored in the html file
  • HTML files use links to external files, using the files name
Preview 08:39

The Files
10 questions

  • Using MsPaint to modify images
  • Open MsPaint: Start - Accessories - Paint
  • Can use other graphics software such as Photoshop
  • Edit the 5 jpg files in the web site kit, each one representing each web page
The Graphics
09:11

The Graphics
8 questions

  • Use www.altervista.org to register for free web hosting, other hosting companies are ok
  • Wait for confirmation emails and look out for the password for accessing the server
  • Your address will be: www.yourname.altervista.org
  • Check the default web site to make sure the registration was successful
  • There are 10 files that make up the web site, 5 html files and 5 jpg files

Creating the Site
08:24

Creating the Site
7 questions

  • Open the web site and make sure there are no errors
  • Open a connection to the server using Windows Explorer
  • Log in to FTP using UserID and password supplied by the hosting company
  • Copy the files from your computer to the FTP folder on the server
  • Open the web site to make sure the transfer was successful
Uploading the Site
06:25

Uploading the Site
8 questions

  • Review the step-by-step process for the practical component of the course.
Conclusion
01:27
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Practical - Entire process Step-By-Step
6 Lectures 30:56

Setup the working folder and the WebSite kit

Setup
03:11

Creating the first page of the Web Site

Create the first page
05:09

Complete the Web Site pages

Create other pages
14:44

Register the hosting plan and note the FTP login details

Hosting and FTP
02:21

Transfer the Web Site files onto the server

Uploading the Web Site
03:40

Modify and edit any Web Page in the Site

Maintenance
01:51
About the Instructor
5.0 Average rating
3 Reviews
288 Students
1 Course
eLearning Educator

Marco has 30 years experience as a student and as teacher. He has formal qualifications in I.T., business management and education with Certificates, Diploma, Bachelor, Graduate Diploma, Master and research at PhD level. Teaching experiences include all levels from school to university, from classrooms to on the job training within businesses. His experience is within the I.C.T. sector, as engineer, software developer and project manager. eLearning has been an area of interest for some time and Udemy has produced a fantastic platform where all Marco's skills and knowledge can come together into packages ideal for others to see and learn from. The team producing the course content has committed to including members of high caliber only and intend to maintain a high standard of experts working in the field of digital productions, education and multimedia communications.

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