Website Design


Website Design

Websites have become essential in recent years. Individuals and institutions seek to showcase their products and services to the world in order to gain patronage through websites. Websites are the most common and efficient means of communicating or reaching out to a worldwide audience on the internet.

The course is made up of three modules: Website Design (Part I), Website Design (Part II) and Website Design using Joomla Content Management System (CMS).

The student will study the basics of designing static websites in Part I, dynamic website design in Part II, and content management website design in Joomla CMS.


  1. Part I
  2. Part II
  3. Joomla CMS
  • Summary

    This course provides the necessary building block to start off with building and maintaining a website.

    It offers student the opportunity to learn the basics in designing and developing a website along with a great deal of insight on what can be found on the web. 

    Objectives

    Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

    • Understand HTML Elements, Tags and Attributes
    • Construct web pages with HTML Elements, Tags and Attributes
    • Add forms to web pages
    • Add Meta Tags to web pages
    • Embed video and audio clips to web pages
    • Create and embed Javascript code 
    • Create Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) 

    Prerequisite

    • Basics of Computing
    • Microsoft Office Word 

    Target

    • Persons who wish to pursue a career in web design and development.
    • Persons who already know a bit about website development a nd wish to brush up or update themselves  on the technology.
  • Summary

    In this course, students will learn how to develop dynamic and interactive websites.

    Dynamic websites involve users making requests or inquiring specific information from websites and instantly getting the required feedback or response from the website. There is interractivity between users and the websites. This is made possible through scripting languages querying databases.  

    Students will learn the PHP Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) scripting language, MySQL database and Structured Query Language (SQL).

     

    Objectives

     Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

    • Understand what PHP is
    • Understand and use the PHP synthax
    • Embed PHP code into HTML web pages
    • Create MySQL databases
    • Get websites to communicate with MySQL database through the PHP
    • Use SQL to query databases and display results on websites

     

    Prerequisite

    • Web Design Part I 

    Target

    • Persons who wish to further their studies into professional website design
  • Summary

    Joomla is a content management system (CMS), which enables one to build websites and powerful online applications rapidly and efficiently, with minimum knowledge of website technologies.

    Joomla is the most popular website development application because of its ease-of-use, extensibility and flexibility. It can be used to build all kinds of websites and web applications; from blogs, news websites, personal and corporate websites to ecommerce websites.

    Objectives

    Upon completion of the course participants will: 

    • Understand what Joomla CMS is and what it can do
    • Know how to install and configure Joomla
    • Know how to create Content and Menus
    • Know how to install Components, Modules and Plugins
    • Know how to install Templates
    • Know how to Administer Joomla efficiently

    Prerequisite

    • Basics of Computing
    • Microsoft Office Word

    Target

    • Persons who wish to take up website design and development as a career
    • Persons who wish to know how to design websites with Joomla CMS


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