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This is an accelerated course for anyone interested in learning both basic and advanced techniques for creating professional web sites. You might want to create an online business, personal web site or improve an existing web site. This course will show you step-by-step how to build a simple HTML web site from scratch using free text editors. Then, in more advanced topics you will learn faster ways to produce pages that will increase your productivity.
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|Section 1: Learning HTML (Basic Lessons)|
|So you want to learn basic HTML in a short period of time? Great! Well you've come to the right place because I am going to show you how to get up and running with HTML 4.01 in less than 24 hours. This course is broken down into the following lessons: Beginner: Lesson One: Introduction - This is an…|
|HTML stands for Hyper-Text Markup Language. It is a special tag-based programming language read by web browsers on the Internet. Tags are special characters that tell the web browser what to expect from the programming language. The basic opening tag that starts every HTML page is . For most opening…|
|As I mentioned in the previous lesson, HTML is a tag-specific programming language for the Internet. You will encounter certain tags over and over again as you learn to create web pages and web sites. Here is a list and description of commonly used tags that you will encounter: HTML Basic Document T…|
|Now you will create your first web page. Open your text editor (I am using NotePad because it is free) and type the following HTML code as shown below: Notice the basic structure of the HTML file as follows: All correctly formatted web pages should include these tags . The next thing you will do is…|
|Now that you have created your first web page, you will now create a three-page web site. You will use the first page that you just created as your home page then add two additional pages. You will also learn how to make links at the top of your pages so that you can navigate from page to page. Plea…|
|Section 2: Learning HTML (Advanced Lessons)|
|For those of you who are now comfortable with HTML and have a good foundation in this online programming technology, I will now introduce you to a another type of editor termed WYSIWIG (Pronounced: "Whiz - ee - wig") which stands for "What You See Is What You get". One of the first WYSIWYG editors f…|
Introduction to using Dreamweaver
|Cascading Style Sheets or CSS for short, is coding that redefines HTML tags for style (this is the informal definition). The most powerful aspect of CSS is that it allows you to insert in into a page and immediately, the formatting for that page will switch to the defined elements from the CSS. You…|
Discusses how to use Dreamweaver to incorporate CSS into your web page
|Adobe Fireworks is an image editor, creator and manipulator similar to Adobe Photoshop but much easier to use (in my opinion). I have used Adobe Fireworks for many years without any issues and it has always worked for me. If you would like to get a trial version of the software to try it out and to…|
This video demo shows you how to make a banner image using Adobe Fireworks CS5
|Now that you have learned more than one way to make a web site, it is now time for me to discuss web domains and hosting companies and why you need them. A domain is basically your signature destination on the Internet. For example www.udemy.com is the domain name of this web site and the site files…|
This lesson shows you how to quickly find a domain name using Godaddy.com
|FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol and it is the standard for sending files from your desktop or laptop computer to a web hosting company server. There are many FTP software programs out there that allow you to do this. I personally prefer File Zilla because it is free. If you wish to download a…|
This video will show you how to setup and transfer your files to a web hosting service provider using FTP software
|Section 3: Course Conclusion|
|Quiz 1||7 questions|
This quiz will help reinforce what you have learned in this course.
I graduated with a BBA degree in Computer-based Information Systems (COBIS) from Howard University in Washington, DC. Utilizing my programming skills in HTML and beyond, I have worked for Fortune 500 companies Kraft Foods, Inc. and Oracle ATG, Inc. I have also worked as an Online Marketing Manager for Feld Entertainment, Inc. I currently am the owner/president at Quick Applications Custom Software Company.