Learn to design and support an organization’s website.
In three to four months, you can be working for a company creating websites and web-enabled software systems as a front-end web developer. Earn over $30 an hour on average, using a variety of programming languages to create the environment for everything that web users see and touch. If you are detail-oriented and good with a keyboard, you can train for this creative career as a web developer for companies of every size and industry.
How to Enroll
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Sample Program Plan and Costs
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Learn to use HTML5 to structure web content and create semantically meaningful page structures. Work with lists and tables, links, and images. Explore effective website planning and authoring principles. Learn how to create a semantic document structure, how to build interactive forms, how to apply native data validation, and how to embed HTML5 audio and video.
CSS3 - Cascading Style Sheets
Learn to apply local styles, style sheets, and create classes to control the appearance of your websites by separating visual presentation from content. Learn CSS basics to build effective navigation and page layouts, work with typography, colors, backgrounds, positioning, and list styling. Explore how the major browsers affect CSS. Study advanced selectors and styling, shadows, transformations, transitions, and rounded corners on boxes along with the font-face and media queries. Learn what currently works, how it works, and how to work around browsers that have not yet implemented the full functionality of CSS3. Prerequisite: HTML5 or equivalent experience.
Learn about ethical organic search engine optimization and how it can increase your website visibility to search engines in order to attract the right kind of traffic. Learn how to implement basic optimization strategies, like conducting keyword research, implementing website coding changes, and the importance of other utilities, such as social media, testimonials, and blogging sites. Learn the fundamentals and history of the main social networking platforms, and how and why each is used. Learn how to incorporate different types of social media outlets into your professional career search or business marketing plan. Navigate through many online research blogs about the importance of social media, trends, and additional software to help maintain social media accounts. This class does not cover creating individual social media accounts.
Make your graphics shine and ready for the web. Incorporate color techniques and filters. Understand and work with selection techniques, resizing and cropping images, and work with layers; including painting layers, adjusting layers, and other tools. Make basic adjustments to images and learn how to repair and retouch image defects. If you are a Mac user, call 803.732.0432 to reserve an iMac for use in class.
Website Production Lab
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