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Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Hours to complete

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 10 hours of study, 10 hours of active project work...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Greek...

Skills you will gain

Web DesignWebsitesWordpressWeb Development
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 10 hours of study, 10 hours of active project work...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Greek...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Module 1: Prepping Your Site

In Module 1 you will learn the mechanics of the internet, and start planning your own site. You'll articulate a purpose for your design and pick fonts and a color scheme to match. We won't use Wordpress yet; next module you will learn how to create your vision on the web....
Reading
1 video (Total min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Reading4 readings
Important Note about Course Deadlines and Timing10m
DESIGN10m
Instructions for Assignment 1: Finding Inspiration10m
Instructions for Assignment 2: Create a Mood Board10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
7 hours to complete

Module 2: Starting to work with Wordpress

Module 2 contains the bulk of the work for this course. In this module you'll create an outline for your site, set up Wordpress, choose a theme and publish your first page. Then we'll show you how to add links to other pages on the internet....
Reading
1 video (Total min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
Reading4 readings
ORGANIZING10m
Instructions for Assignment 3: Create a Sitemap10m
Instructions for Assignment 4: Create your Homepage10m
Instructions for Assignment 5: Add Hyperlinks10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
9 hours to complete

Module 3: Add Media, Social Media and Launch

In Module 3 you'll add media such as images, videos and sound to your site. You'll also learn how to incorporate social media. Once you're happy with your site, you'll test it on mobile platforms and multiple browsers before you go public and start counting the visitors to your site....
Reading
1 video (Total min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
Reading5 readings
MEDIA & SOCIAL MEDIA10m
Instructions for Assignment 6: Add Media and Social Media10m
Instructions for Assignment 7: Complete Homepage, & Add More Pages10m
Instructions for Assignment 8: Check Compatibility Across Platforms10m
Instructions for Assignment 9: Go Public!10m
Hours to complete
29 minutes to complete

Module 4: Go Deeper with Further Customization

Module 4 contains more resources for you to customize your site, with some information about backend programming such as CSS and HTML. We will be adding more resources as we (and some Coursera web developers) create them. ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 29 min)
Video8 videos
Principles of Good Web Design, Part I (Guest Lecture: Melody Kim, Coursera)6m
Principles of Good Web Design, Part II (Guest Lecture: Melody Kim, Coursera)4m
How to Use Your Web Browser to Inspect Website Elements (Guest Lecture: Archana Sankaranarayanan, Coursera)3m
Using Browser Extensions to Learn About Font and Color (Guest Lecture: Archana Sankaranarayanan, Coursera)1m
Font Color, Size and Family (Guest Lecture: Joel Aguero, Coursera)7m
Color on the Web (Guest Lecture: Joel Aguero, Coursera)3m
Images on the Web (Guest Lecture: Joel Aguero, Coursera)2m

Instructors

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