Introduction to Website Design

10 Lessons


Learn how to design and build beautiful websites and master the basic principles of web design. This course will teach you HTML and CSS, which are the basis of all modern websites today. Web design skills are among the most useful skills to acquire and are needed by every organization to communicate their brand and web presence to the world and to their customers.

The student will understand the process of designing websites and the languages that are used to construct the website itself. HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the language used to build every website. HTML describes the basic structure and content of a web page. If you want to build a website or web application, you absolutely need to know HTML.

The other core technology used to build websites in CSS. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a style sheet language that describes the presentation of web pages. Whereas HTML forms the structure of a web page, CSS is used to style the HTML with layouts, colors, fonts, and more.

You will also learn the fundamentals of the JavaScript language so that you can add functionality to the website. JavaScript is a programming language that adds interactivity and functionality to a website. The browsers present content to users, like text, links, images, and more, by rendering HTML and CSS. JavaScript brings the ability to dynamically interact with users, and improve the static functionality and layout rendered by HTML and CSS.

By the end of this course, you would have learned all the skills required to design and build your own website. Who knows, you might even start a side gig building websites for others, while still in middle school or high school!