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Fundamentals of Web Development

  • Tuition USD $1,795 GSA  $1,537.28
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4119 Ratings
  • Course Code 1362
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Virtual, Classroom

In this course, you will learn the basics of building a website from scratch using HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). You will learn about best practices, how to lay a webpage out, as well as styles, background images, CSS-based navigation, multi-column layouts, forms, and uploading files to a server via FTP.

Who Can Benefit

Anyone who will need to build or manage a website in the near future

Course Details

1. Coding Basics: Introduction to HTML Syntax

  • Headings, Paragraphs, and Body Tags
  • Strong and EM Tags
  • The Doctype Declaration (DTD)
  • The Lang Attribute
  • Meta Tag: The Unicode Character Set

2. Coding Links

  • Linking to Pages Within a Website
  • Linking to Other Websites
  • Opening a Link in a New Browser Window

3. Adding Images

  • The Image Tag and Source Attribute
  • Using the Width, Height and Alt Attributes
  • Using Horizontal Rule
  • The Break Tag

4. Intro to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

  • The Style Tag
  • Tag Selectors
  • Class Selectors
  • The Class Attribute

5. The Div Tag and Basic Page Formatting

  • Understanding Divisions
  • Setting a Div Width
  • Adding Padding Inside a Div
  • CSS Background-Color
  • CSS Borders
  • CSS Shorthand and the DRY principle
  • Content Structure with Multiple Divs
  • Assigning IDs to Divs
  • Adding Images
  • Organizing Content Into Divs
  • Tagging Headings

6. The Box Model and Background-Images

  • Using ID Selectors
  • The Background-Image Property
  • The Box Model
  • Padding and Margin Spacing
  • Setting Div Width
  • Setting Page Defaults for Font Styles

7. Floats and Images

  • Adding Images
  • Adding an Image Title
  • Floating Images
  • Class Selectors
  • Margins

8. Links

  • Anchor Tags and Relative URLs
  • External Links (Using Target Attributes)
  • Spambot Resistant Email Links
  • Linking Within a Page (Named Anchors)

9. Styles for Links and Navigation

  • Styling the Anchor Tag
  • Pseudo-Classes
  • Creating CSS Navigation Styles
  • Using Descendent (Nested) Selectors
  • Managing White-Space and Wrapping Issues

10. Shared CSS and Centering Content

  • Moving Embedded Styles into an External CSS File
  • Sharing Styles Across a Site
  • Text-Align
  • Center Divs
  • Fixing 'Page Shift' with Overflow-y
  • Planning a Two-Column Layout

11. Two-Column Layout: Floats and Clearing

  • Linking to an External Style Sheet
  • Using Floats to Position Divs
  • Using a Content Wrapper Div
  • Clearing Floated Elements

12. More Box Model: Margins and Padding

  • Margins vs. Padding
  • CSS Shorthand: TRBL

13. More Practice with CSS

  • Styling Anchor Tags
  • Styling the Hover Pseudo-Class
  • Using Descendent Selectors
  • More CSS Borders
  • Managing White-Space and Wrapping Issues
  • Fixing Spacing Around Images
  • Moving Borders with Padding

14. Fine-Tuning Lists, Paragraphs, and the Footer

  • More Descendent (Nested) Selectors
  • Styling Lists
  • Organizing Styles

15. Using Browser Developer Tools

  • Opening the DevTools in Chrome
  • Editing HTML in the DevTools Elements Tab
  • Enabling, Disabling and Editing CSS in the DevTools
  • Using DevTools to Fine-Tune Your CSS

16. FTP Uploading to a Live Website

  • What is FTP
  • Using an FTP Client
  • Going Live

17. Creating a Form

  • The Form Tag
  • The Input and Label Elements
  • Name and ID Attributes
  • Fieldset and Legend Elements
  • Select, Option * Optgroup
  • Input Types: Text, Checkbox, Radio, and Submit

18. Submitting Form Data to a Server-Side Script

  • A Simple PHP Script
  • Setting the Form Action
  • Uploading and Testing the Form

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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