Landing Pages: Learn to Build Your Own Quickly and Easily
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Landing Pages need to ask 5 key questions to increase click through action.
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1,035 students enrolled
Created by Maurice Price
Last updated 1/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create a HTML web page
  • Create a landing page
  • Send and receive data from the web page form
  • Save form data in a MySQL database
  • Send response emails from the web page form
  • Get your own web hosting
  • Get your own domain name registered and hosted
  • Optimize your web page for search engines
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Requirements
  • You should be familiar with using a computer
  • You should be familiar with using a web browser
Description

This course is about making effective web pages and landing pages.

You can be a complete novice as Past 1 of the course covers all the prerequisites to be able to do Part 2 of the course.

Part 2 of the course goes into great detail in building the HTML landing page and steps you through using JQuery and Ajax to seamlessly send and receive data from the server.

As you may be aware up until now it's been difficult to create landing pages that send a response email back to the landing page visitor as well as sending a contact email to the landing page manager. Also collecting the form data into a MySQL database.

If you want to be in control of your own landing pages and not have to pay a monthly fees to use an online landing page services then this course is going to enable you to easily create your own landing pages and host them yourself.

We discuss web hosting and how to get it and use it. It also talks about domain names how and where to get them.

The course talks about the advent of new technology and tools that make it easier to build these type of sites.

In this course you will learn about working with HTML the course spends a lot of time explaining how to layout your landing page using HTML before steping you through using JQuery and Ajax, to create a better user experience where the page doesn’t need to refresh it seamlessly sends and receives feedback on the page using Ajax.

I step you through using MySQL and PHP to send emails to the landing page visitor and the landing page manager.

I show you how to collect the landing page data in a MySQL database creating an email database that can be used for marketing later.

The course steps you through creating a real landing page.

The course steps you through some facts about Search Engine Optimization and the five (5) key questions that lead to action.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone that wants to know how to build a web page or landing page in HTML
  • Anyone that wants to be able to send and receive data using a web form
  • Anyone that wants to be able to save form data into a MySQL database table
  • Anyone that wants to build and host their own or other peoples websites
  • Anyone that wants to know about PHP and saving data
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Adding the form fields to the landing page form in HTML
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Adding the radio button questions to the landing page form using HTML
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Adding the landing page content, text and images using HTML
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HTML Page Layout

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Adding the video and more content to the landing page form using HTML
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JavaScript, JQuery and Ajax form data functionality
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Download and read the resource about the five key questions

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About the Instructor
Maurice Price
4.4 Average rating
12 Reviews
1,439 Students
3 Courses
Web Application Programmer

I've have been programming and creating business applications for over 20 years. during this time I've built projects from large complex business enterprise applications through to simple mobile applications.

I'm excited about developing applications and have built mobile applications for government and for private enterprise.

I enjoy sharing my knowledge and help teach others that are interested in mobile application development.