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Online Web Design Course

DIPLOMA IN

WEB DESIGN

Online Web Design Course

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791,021 Students

Looking for the best online web design courses? Seek no further! Taking you step-by-step on the basics of creating webpages and websites to teaching the latest in advanced programming languages such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Python and HTML5; our Diploma in Web Design has been created to bring you up to speed on a variety of skills and techniques required to improve your career prospects as a professional web designer and web application developer. As one of the best online web design courses, it has been structured into 4 Modules supported by expertly designed study material and video lessons for the ease of learning. Learning web design online was never this easy!

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8 Interactive Lessons

4 Weeks Long

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Module I - Introduction

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8 Interactive Lessons

Weekly Assignments + Fun Quizzes

If you miss a lesson, you can always view the recordings later.

  • Lesson 1 - Introduction to Web Design

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    This lesson will teach you the basics of elements such as HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) & CSS ( Cascading Syle Sheets). You will learn exactly what it means to be a Web Designer and how it is different to a Web Developer, we will also analyse the difference between Web Sites and Web Application. There will be a indepth demonstration regarding software installation to ensure you are prepeared for your lessons. It’s time to change YOUR LIFE!

  • Lesson 2 - Web Design Foundations

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    In this lesson your eyes will be opened to the world of features such as tables, background images and customisation. Position properties, CSS Syntax and color codes will be introduced to your skill set. You will be able to code along and produce a basic Web page by the end of this lesson.

  • Lesson 3 - Navigation

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    In this lesson you will learn a multitude of navigation styles including Sidebar, horizontal & the theory of Hamburger & Multimedia menuss. We will then apply them to the site you have built in Lesson 2 and customise them using CSS and HTML scripts.

  • Lesson 4 - Planning A Website

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    In this lesson we will discuss the techniques used to plan a website. Whether it’s to convey your vision to a client or to plan a personal project; This lesson will teach you about colour theory, Domain Names, KPI’s and website layout techniques.

  • Lesson 5 - Digital CV Part 1

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    In this lesson we will begin work on a digital CV that you could use when applying for jobs inorder to showcase your skills! You will learn how to you Hamburger menus as well as Hero Images to take your site to the next level! We will also be venturing into the world of Java Script, with all this exciting content why not start now?.

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    Do you know the pros and cons of different media types? Do you know the trade-offs between lossless and lossy compressions? In this lesson you will learn the different file types, their traits, and how to choose the appropriate file type for your projects. We will also be making menu bars to join our web pages together into a website.

  • Lesson 7 - Going Live

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    In this lesson you will learn all that is required to put your creations on the World Wide Web. We will cover domain name registration, choosing a hosting provider, and uploading content to the web. This lesson will show you a live demo, start to finish of uploading a project to a hosting provider.

  • Lesson 8 - Past, Present, Future

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    Can you design a webpage for a smart watch? What about an immersive 3D web site for virtual reality gear? In this lesson we will be looking into the near future of next gen tech. We will create a VR scene using mark-up, and we will look at how these new technologies impact our designs.

Module II - Web 3.0 - All About Semantics Semester

  • Week 1: Introduction To Web 3.0

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    Our first week will give you an introduction to the Web Design course and Web Technologies in general. We will be covering the new tags available in HTML5 and we will be looking at advanced CSS selectors to take advantage of specificity. We will also be exploring more advanced code editors available to web designers.

  • Week 2: HTML5 & CSS3 Extended

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    In our second week we will be looking at more features of HTML and CSS. We will create a number of small projects to demonstrate the functionality of these new features.

  • Week 3: Mobile First Design

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    In these lessons we will be discussing principals of Mobile First Design. You will be training to think like a mobile first designer and we will put this to practical use by creating a landing page with mobile first design principles.

  • Week 4: Building A Portfolio Website

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    In this week we will be building a portfolio website using HTML5 and CSS3. We will be taking all the knowledge gained from the previous weeks to develop our pages with Web 3.0 and mobile first principles at the forefront.

Module III - Building with Bootstrap

  • Week 1: The Bootstrap Framework

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    Now that you have a grasp of the new tags and experience with mobile first design, it’s time to introduce you to frameworks. Bootstrap is a mobile first framework that allows us to get a head start on our projects. In this week we will be looking at the functionality of Bootstrap and the various ways to include the framework in our projects.

  • Week 2: Bootstrap Extended

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    In our second week we will be looking at more features of Bootstrap. We will have a number of small projects to demonstrate the functionality of these new features.

  • Week 3: The HTML Club 3.0

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    In this week we will be merging mobile first design with our new found Bootstrap skills to create an extended version of our HTML Club project. This project will make use of a number of Bootstraps features and demonstrate how frameworks can be used to speed up the development of mobile first websites.

  • Week 4: Bootstrap Templates

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    Not all projects need (or can) be started from a blank editor. In these lessons we will be looking at the Bootstrap templates available to designers. We will use one of these templates to create a small company website to further demonstrate how quickly we can get to finished project using frameworks and templates.

Module IV - Working with WordPress

  • Week 1: The WordPress Content Management System

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  • Week 2: Editing Templates And Plugins

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    In this lesson we will be exploring WordPress themes and plugins. We will be learning how to use these effectively and how to keep your site up-to-date.

  • Week 3: Advanced Templates And Plugins

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    In our third week we will be exploring how to edit existing themes and plugins. We will also be exploring how to make our own themes and basic plugins for our WordPress developments.

  • Week 4: Building A Company Website

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    In our final week we will be building an ecommerce company website using the WordPress CMS. This development will follow the six step design process and make use of a range of skills acquired throughout this course.

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Vinny Smith

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Introduction to web development from Shaw Academy is a fantastic starting point for anybody that wants to enter into the web design/development arena. With interactive classes twice a week with the great option to answer questions interactively or email the tutor gives is s big plus! The interactive lessons are then put into the members area so you can watch over and over again - html/css/Java and backend/server you are not going to pick it up by just watching the video once!This course gives a great basic understanding into web development and looking forward to the last couple of lessons then the advanced course.

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Marios Valia Ampatzoglou

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I just started the advanced Web design course. I'm so excited! My husband took 3 certificates from Shaw Academy in the past.