Canadian Academy of IT

Web Design for Beginners

Learn HTML, CSS, and some JavaScript to create websites
  • Beginner
  • Online Classes
  • Total 12 hours in class
  • Web Design for Beginners


No previous experience of Web design, HTML, CSS is required. You should have basic experience of using computers and web browsers. This includes:

  • able to use keyboard and mouse
  • know how to create, save, move and rename files
Software Requirements
  • Notepad++ (for Windows)
  • CotEditor (for Mac)
  • Visual Studio Code (for Windows/Mac)
  • FileZilla Client (for Windows/Mac)

Class Details

This course provides essential knowledge and skills for designing, publishing and maintaining websites for personal or professional use. Learn how to design page layouts, build web pages with HTML, style pages with CSS, adding Google maps and YouTube videos. It also teaches HTML5, CSS3, domain name registration, optimising sites for search engines, publishing completed websites to the hosting server, and submitting sites to the search engines.

Course Outline

  1. Planning and Designing Website
    • Plan the Structure of a Website
    • Target your audience
    • Domain Name Registration
    • Designing Effective Web Layout and Navigation
  2. HTML: The Language for creating web pages
    • Introduction of HTML
    • Using HTML Editors
    • Structure of HTML Pages
    • Adding and Formatting Text
    • Creating Horizontal Line
    • Commenting Your HTML Code
    • HTML Headings
    • Adding images
    • Adding Hyperlinks
    • Creating lists
    • Creating sections in HTML5
  3. CSS: Styling web pages
    • Introduction of CSS
    • Adding CSS
    • Changing Colours with CSS
    • Working with Fonts
    • Formatting Text
    • Adding Page Background Colour
    • Adding page Background Image
    • Styling Ordered and Unordered Lists
    • The CSS box model
    • Margins, Padding and Borders
    • Using the <span> tag
    • Selection in CSS
    • Using classes to style your site
    • Using the <div> tag
    • Using ids to structure your site
  4. Bootstrap: A framework to build responsive web pages
    • Introduction to Bootstrap
    • Installing Bootstrap
    • Typography in Bootstrap
    • CSS Components in Bootstrap
    • Bootstrap navigation
    • Creating a template and theme
  5. Introduction to WordPress (CMS)
    • Getting Started with WordPress
    • Setting up WordPress
    • Adding content to your WordPress site
    • Customising your WordPress site
  6. Publishing your site
    • Finding the appropriate Hosting space
    • Publishing Website Using FTP-Client

Study Path

This course leads to Web Development and JavaScript courses.

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