Foundation 5 for Beginners

We apply the Zurb's Foundation 5 web framework to build a simple Responsive website.
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Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (255 ratings)
11,846 students
2hr 2min of on-demand video
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By the end of this course, you will know the basic features of Foundation
You will know how Foundation builds in Responsive Design
You will know how to use the built-in Foundation image slider
You will know how to use the Foundation grid system
In this course, you will know the major components of Foundation 5


  • Basic HTML/CSS knowledge


In this course, we will live code a simple four-page website built using the web framework, Foundation.

Foundation 5 is an open-source framework created by ZURB, a design agency in California. They released the 5.0 version of the product in late 2013 and this course is based on the latest version.

It is one of the more popular frameworks available on the Web today and is absolutely free.

The purpose: Make websites beautiful without a lot of work. This course walks you through some of Foundation's core features that produce beautiful websites with a little effort.

It contains almost all of the CSS styling you will need for a website and a lot of cool jQuery tools to extend your website. It also allows you to make your website responsive so it can be viewed on mobile designs.

This course will walk you through creating a website from scratch using the framework. You do not need to be an expert in HTML or CSS. But if you know the basics, it will take you a long way.

If you do not know the basics, we will create the elements of the website and will answer any questions you have.

Who this course is for:

  • Web Design Students
  • Web Enthusiasts
  • New to Web Design


Instructor and Web Developer
Drew Butler
  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 255 Reviews
  • 11,846 Students
  • 1 Course

Drew was a university instructor and served as a course desginer for online courses for two semesters. I was also on the instructional team for Front-End Development at the Nashville Software School. Today, I am a Web Developer based in Nashville, TN that works with Ruby and Ruby on Rails.

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