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Gain the essential skills of HTML and creating a website from scratch.

Learn HTML coding and how to create web pages.  Explore different methods of laying out an HTML page. Investigate some of the techniques employed by web developers to Navigate between web pages. Experiment with the use of images and background images on web pages. Use style sheets to change the look and feel of a web page. Build a web site based on a client design specification.

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn programming in HTML. It can be studied as a hobby or used to create a website for your personal or business use. Keeping in mind that web development companies charge thousands of dollars to develop websites for businesses, this course is a good investment.   Javascript is recommended to take with this course to make your website dynamic.

Course Details

If you are doing the course full time you can complete it in 6 weeks, if you are studying part time then it will take 3-6 months on average to complete the course. Your course will expire after 1 year. You can start the course at any time as it is a self-paced online course.

Course Outline

There are 8 lessons in this course:

1.Getting Started
◦What is html
◦What is a tag
◦Create an html page
◦Write a file
◦File Naming
◦View your First Page
◦Your First Page Explained
◦Structure of an HTML page
◦Structure of Tags
◦Tag Attributes
◦Adding More Detail to a Page
◦Laying out Text
◦Adding Colour
◦External Style Sheet

2.Page Layout
◦Tables and Layout
◦Aligning Content of Table Cells
◦Common Layouts
◦Text Layout

◦What is a Hyperlink?
◦External Links
◦Text Links
◦Naming Links
◦Image Links
◦The Target Attribute
◦Email Links
◦Internal Links
◦Navigation Bar
◦Navigation and Useability

4.Images and Page Weights
◦Image Format
◦Selecting Image Type
◦Sourcing Images
◦Viewing Images on a Web Page
◦Background Images
◦Tricks with Background Images
◦Page Weight
◦Optimal Page Weight
◦Image Optimisation

5.Colour and Style
◦Designing with Colours and Styles
◦Understanding Hexadecimal
◦Named Colours
◦Named Colours vs Hexadecimal
◦Web Safe colours
◦Tags that Support Colour
◦CSS -Cascading Style Sheets
◦Cascading Styles
◦Font Matching
◦Inline Styles Using an ID
◦CSS Classes
◦IDs and Classes
◦External Style Sheets (ESS)
◦Linking a Page to ESS

6.Designing a Web Site
◦Planning your Design
◦Interviewing a Client
◦Design Review
◦Designing a Home Page

7.Building and Testing a Web Site
◦Planning a Site Before you Build
◦Design Navigation and Build
◦Test during and after Build
◦Html Standards
◦Well Formatted html
◦Usability Checks

◦What is ftp
◦Anonymous ftp
◦ftp Client
◦Registering your Domain
◦Web Hosting
◦Affording the Overheads
◦HTML Tag List
◦List of CSS Properties
◦Understanding Cascading Style Sheets

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.


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