Your first steps in Web Design for to make your first web site
The site is today a necessary and fundamental affirmation of an artist in the market. This program is dedicated to introduce the students to the world of web design.
It involves the creation of a simple website using templates tools such as WordPress, and to the understanding of SEO matters. The students will be motivated to create, design, build and publish their own website.
Students will learn how to open a domain, to purchase a hosting space, to install WordPress and to build a basic website for to host a blog or a portfolio gallery.
Some concepts of SEO will be presented for to optimize a website to Google.
Aims and objectives
During the course will be introduced:
• The basic know-how of web design.
• SEO matters.
Web Design will be no more a mysterious world, and you will be able to distinguish its areas and possibilities. You will get both the basic skills needed to take a longer courses or to develop very simple web sites for personal use, such as a blog or an informative web portal.
Prerequisites and requirements
The course is a beginner level, so a previous knowledge of graphic design is not required. Students should own gears and materials as listed at the page Student Guide/Materials for the course.
Combine this course with language course
If you like, you can combine this course with Language lessons, at your choice. Please visit the page Combined courses and inquiry us for any help in combining the two courses.
The evolution of communication: from print to web to social media
Choosing the provider
Choosing the domain and how to register it.
Site hosting: Linux and Windows platforms.
The dedicated server: what it is and how it works
How do you build a website with WordPress: wp-admin, templates, features, settings.
Optimization for Search Engines: What, what is it, what should you do to be found on the web and what to avoid.
Go social: interactivity with Facebook & Co.
Launching your website: Google’s webmaster tools