Web Design Creating websites from scratch
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Web Design Creating websites from scratch

Explore how to build websites using HTML, CSS and jQuery. Step by step guide to how websites are built from scratch
4.2 (67 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
14,626 students enrolled
Created by Laurence Svekis
Last updated 9/2016
English [Auto-generated]
Current price: $10 Original price: $75 Discount: 87% off
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 7 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • build websites using HTML CSS
  • Know how to add jQuery for advanced functionality
  • create web design workflow for creating a website
  • create multiple page websites from scratch
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  • desire to learn
  • basic HTML and CSS
  • computer access
  • basics of JavaScript

Everything you need to know to build a website from scratch.

Learn how to use HTML and CSS to make websites from scratch.  This course covers the fundamentals on how to use HTML and CSS together to build websites. 

Learn how to identify different core containers within your web design and then build your HTML code prepping it for styling.

Start by planning your website, what do you want it to look like.  This is the guide to develop your HTML coding by using this blueprint to build the HTML structure.  Use HTML to create the initial website structure.  

Apply CSS to customise the way the website is rendered in  visitors browsers.   Explore CSS and how to style your website.    Add placeholder content and images to get the feel of you websites.   Build out a navigation menu, style your navbar.  Create content sections, style them in modern website styling.   Add styling to your headers and footers to make them stand out.  Setup you content area separate your content sections, including setting up a sidebar.  Improve your website, with special tweaks and updates fine tuning your source code.  Then use CSS to make it responsive!

Add jQuery to dynamic added functionality.  Adding event triggers and customised interactions.  Detect current URL and set the active class on your navbar.

  • Source Code is included
  • Top Resources and links used to create websites
  • HD quality video
  • Step by step instruction
  • taught by an instructor with over 16 years industry experience 
  • quick forum response 
  • ready to answer any questions you may have

Develop a solid foundation in web development, this course is designed to get you creating your own websites.  Explore how to make websites.

Upon successful completion of this course students will have a solid foundation in the core principles of web design and web development.  

Who is the target audience?
  • web designers
  • web developers
  • web masters who want to build websites
  • anyone who wants to learn how to build a website from scratch
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Curriculum For This Course
28 Lectures
Create a website from scratch
15 Lectures 01:12:54
Create parent elements HTML structure

Add resources and dummy placeholder content

Apply Styling to HTML top level elements

Navbar setup and styling

Creating a content wrapper

Creating a header

Source Code HTML and CSS

Setting up sections sidebar and footer

CSS tweaks and fixes

Add media queries make it responsive

Add additional media queries

Source Code Media Queries

Setup responsive navbar

Setup menu for toggle of class

Source Code HTML and CSS
jQuery for dynamic interaction
5 Lectures 27:18
Add jQuery event trigger

jQuery source code

Setting classes on the fly

Page Tweaks and options

Source Code with jQuery
Finishing Website
5 Lectures 20:36
Create additional pages for website

update contact form

Practice tips and resources

Source Code for Project

Course Resources
About the Instructor
Laurence Svekis
4.2 Average rating
14,323 Reviews
315,272 Students
188 Courses
Instructor, 18+yrs Web Experience

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Providing Web development courses and digital marketing strategy courses since 2002.

Innovative technology expert with a wide range of real world experience. Providing Smart digital solutions online for both small and enterprise level businesses.

"I have a passion for anything digital technology related, enjoy programming and the challenge of developing successful digital experiences. As an experienced developer, I created my first computer applications in 1990, and my first website in 1998.  I enjoy sharing my knowledge with others and want to help you share in the wonderful opportunities that the internet provides."

"Learning, understanding with a strong passion for education.  The internet has provided us with new opportunities to expand and share knowledge."

Want to learn more about becoming a web developer, do you want to experience the freedom that technology provides for us? Learn how to bring amazing things to life online.  Technology connects us all in many ways.  It opens up doors to those who embrace it and learn how to make those connections real.

"My courses are designed to help you achieve your goals, learn and update skills"

Background : An experienced web application developer, having worked on multiple enterprise level applications, hundreds of websites, business solutions and many unique and innovative web applications.  Web application development areas of expertise include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP and MySQL. Anything to do with web creation and digital experience. Passionate about everything to do with web application development, programming to online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO

"Understanding technology provides a means to better connect with users.  It also opens so many doors.   Knowledge is the key to success and I want to help you experience what technology has to offer. I'm passionate about web technologies, and look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with you!"