How to Build a Basic Website | Course - Video Tutorials

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  How to Build a Basic Website Course


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Getting Started

About this Tutorial (03:03)

Course Overview (04:58)

What is the World Wide Web? (02:48)

Why the Web is a Big Deal(04:55)

Tools Needed to Build Websites pt. 1 (05:57)

Tools Needed to Build Websites pt. 2 (05:01)


Before Planning Your Site

Web Browsers (03:55)

Browsing the Web vs. Building a Site (06:29)

Domain Names (04:55)

Finding a Host for Your Website (07:18)

Using File Transfer Protocol pt. 1 (04:37)

Using File Transfer Protocol pt. 2 (03:55)


Planning Your Site

Website Planning (06:24)

Storyboarding (05:18)

Components of a Website(04:17)

Components of a Web Page(05:43)


Designing Your Site

Web Design for the Non-Designer (03:02)

Establish Focus (07:13)

Proximity (06:09)

Consistency (07:19)

Proportion (05:49)

Page Lengths (03:35)

Visual Contrast (04:10)

Color (06:21)

Picking Color Schemes (04:20)


Designing Type

Text Composition (04:37)

Improving Legibility (06:33)

Introduction to Typography (01:20)

Fonts (04:35)

Style Sheets (06:56)


Setting Up Your Site

Setting Up Your Site (04:09)

Overview - Creating Your First Page (07:11)

Using Blog Software (05:39)

Word Press (06:20)


Text Based Pages

Advantages of Text Based Layouts (05:11)

HTML (04:43)

Using Text Editors or HTML Editors (06:01)

Creating a Dreamweaver Site pt. 1 (04:19)

Creating a Dreamweaver Site pt. 2 (04:12)

Dreamweaver Workspace Layout (05:25)

Creating Pages with Dreamweaver pt. 1 (05:23)

Creating Pages with Dreamweaver pt. 2 (02:23)

Creating Pages with Dreamweaver pt. 3 (04:38)

Formatting with CSS vs. HTML (03:23)


Graphics-based Pages

Advantages of Graphic Based Pages (04:25)

Bitmap Graphics (04:28)

Vector Graphics (05:40)

Image Compression (05:23)

GIF Files pt. 1 (06:18)

GIF Files pt. 2 (01:44)

JPEG Files (03:54)

PNG & Other Files (05:23)

Using Fireworks to Create Pages (03:50)

Fireworks Workspace (06:32)

Fireworks Panels (07:52)

Creating a Splash Page in Fireworks (07:33)

Creating a Home Page in Fireworks (05:43)

Optimizing Graphics in Fireworks (07:05)

Publishing Fireworks Files (07:11)


Table Based Pages in Dreamweaver

Page Layouts Using Tables (05:53)

Setting Table Properties pt. 1 (05:18)

Setting Table Properties pt. 2 (05:45)

Working with Table Cells (07:29)

Working in Expanded Tables Mode (02:29)

Layouts Using Nested Tables (04:50)


CSS Based Pages

Why Use CSS? (03:13)

Page Layouts Using CSS (07:51)

Creating Embedded Text Styles (07:18)

Creating External Style Sheets (06:59)

Applying Styles (06:36)

Troubleshooting Style Problems (02:49)

CSS Positioning Properties pt. 1 (05:57)

CSS Positioning Properties pt. 2 (03:36)


Flash Based Websites

What is Flash? (06:02)

Advantages & Disadvantages of Flash Pages(05:06)

The Flash Timeline (04:22)

Building a Basic Intro Page in Flash pt. 1(06:56)

Building a Basic Intro Page in Flash pt. 2(01:43)

Building a Basic Home Page in Flash pt. 1(06:49)

Building a Basic Home Page in Flash pt. 2(07:11)

Creating Shape Tween Animations (05:29)

Creating Motion Tween Animations (06:55)

Adding Sound to Your Web Pages (06:54)

Publishing Flash Files (06:52)


Creating Links

Relative vs. Absolute Links (06:35)

Writing Relative Paths pt. 1 (06:20)

Writing Relative Paths pt. 2 (00:54)

Tips for Organizing Folders (03:56)

Tips for Handling External Links (03:11)

Anchor Tags & Internal Links (03:00)

Creating Links in Dreamweaver & Fireworks(05:42)

Creating Links in Flash (03:24)


Fixing Problems

Avoiding Problems by Staying Organized(06:32)

Testing for Problems (05:46)

Debugging Tricks pt. 1 (04:55)

Debugging Tricks pt. 2 (04:24)


Promoting Your Site

Why Search Engines are Important (04:32)

How Search Engines Work (03:35)

How Search Engines Rank Web Pages pt. 1(04:38)

How Search Engines Rank Web Pages pt. 2(05:31)

Researching Keywords (03:15)

Applying Keywords on Your Pages (05:46)

Link Strategies (03:19)


Wrap Up

Where to Learn More (06:05)

Course Conclusion (03:34)

About Your Instructor (01:06)


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