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Introduction to Creating & Designing Web Pages

 

Experience of using Microsoft Windows to open and save files and open and close applications.
This course looks at Web page development and the different methods and tools that can be used to create the HTML. This course provides an excellent foundation for the more advanced courses on web authoring technologies such as CSS, making sites fully Accessible, and the use of Dreamweaver. Duration: 1 day
  • Introduction to HTML and Web Publishing.
  • Working with HTML.
  • Entering and Formatting Text.
  • Hypertext Links.
  • Adding Graphics.
  • Basic Style Sheets.
  • Introduction to Web Accessibility.

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Using Cascading Stylesheets

 

Experience of using Microsoft Windows to open and save files and open and close applications.  A basic knowledge of HTML and Web technologies, similar to the content of the Introduction to Creating and Designing Web Pages course.
This course looks in detail at Cascading Style Sheets, with the morning session dedicated to CSS1 and the afternoon the more advanced CSS2.Duration: 1 day
  • Introduction to Cascading Stylesheets
  • Font styles, list styles link styles and classes
  • Backwards compatibility
  • The Box Model
  • CSS Positioning
  • Shorthand

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Web Accessibility

 

Experience of using Microsoft Windows to open and save files and open and close applications.  A basic knowledge of HTML and CSS, similar to the content of the Introduction to Creating and Designing Web Pages and Cascading Style Sheets courses.
This course covers the 'Curriculum for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0' as set out by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and some of the legal and ethical issues for Higher Education Institutes with regard to Web accessibility and the recent SENDA legislation.

The course will be of great interest to Web page designers, Web developers and programmers, Web publishers and Webmasters.Duration: 1 day
  • Legislation
  • The WAI Guidelines 1-14
  • Retrofitting old websites
  • Adding Accessible Mark-Up

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Introduction to Dreamweaver and Using Style Sheets in Dreamweaver

 

Experience of using Microsoft Windows to open and save files and open and close applications. A basic knowledge of HTML and CSS, similar to the content of the Introduction to Creating and Designing Web Pages course.
The Course is introductory and at the end the student will be able to build and deploy simple accessible websites using Dreamweaver. It covers building simple XHTML pages, and creating a Cascading Style Sheet in Dreamweaver Duration: 1 day
  • Basic Interface
  • Building a simple page
  • Publishing to the Web
  • Introduction to Cascading Stylesheets in Dreamweaver
  • Font styles, list styles, link styles and classes

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Site Management with Dreamweaver and Contribute

 

Experience of using Microsoft Windows to open and save files and open and close applications. A basic knowledge of HTML and Web technologies, similar to the content of the Creating and Designing Web Pages for the WWW courses, and a basic knowledge of Dreamweaver, similar to the content of the Introduction to Dreamweaver and Using Stylesheets with Dreamweaver course.
This course looks specifically at the Site Management tools available in Dreamweaver MX and at creating and maintaining large sites using the Dreamweaver Templates feature. It then focuses on administering a large site with Dreamweaver that is being updated by less experienced users with Macromedia's sister product, Contribute.Duration: 1 day
  • Dreamweaver Sites
  • Site Management Tools
  • Templates
  • Introduction to Contribute
  • Setting up Dreamweaver Sites for Contribute
  • Administering Contribute

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Using Contribute

 

Experience of using Microsoft Windows to open and save files and open and close applications.
This course covers how to use Macromedia's sister product, Contribute, to simply update and maintain web pages on a site that is managed by someone else. It is ideal for busy people who just want to know how to maintain one or two pages on a larger website.Duration: Half day
  • Browsing with Contribute
  • Editing text, making links
  • Uploading files (e.g. Word docs or pdfs) to link to
  • Adding images and tables
  • Making new pages
  • Converting Word docs to web pages with Contribute