Lesson 1: Principles of Web Design
In this lesson, you will explore the principles of Web Design, including domain types, aesthetics, usability, functional design principles, multimedia use and Web page interactivity.
Lesson 2: Planning a Website
During the initial stage of the planning process, designers must assess the needs of the Web site by defining its purpose, its main goals and its target audience. These three points should be kept in mind with every design decision made.
Function determines form: successful designers decide what to include in their Web pages based solely on their purpose, goals and target audience. No design decision is made unless it contributes to one of those three points.
Lesson 3: Creating a Website
Now that you understand the planning process involved in designing a Web site, you can begin to create basic Web pages. In this lesson, you will learn about HTML and how to use HTML code to markup page content for rendering and display in a Web browser. You will also be introduced to CSS and learn about ways to integrate multimedia files into Web pages.
Lesson 4: Publishing a Site
In this lesson, you will learn more about the value of collaboration in creating Web sites, and you will explore various ways in which Web content can be shared and published. You will also learn about some of the factors that affect Web site performance and security.
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