Web Design Enhancements

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Web design is strongly influenced by consumers who are increasingly using devices other than traditional computers to stay connected through social media, read news, receive e-mail, and make purchasing decisions. This course will cover how to embed different media, Cascading Style Sheets, and JavaScript in action.

Target Audience

Learners who wish to familiarize themselves with the basic technology and terminology for web site design.



Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Course Introduction

Embedding Videos

  • embed videos into a web page
  • Embedding Audio

  • embed audio files into a web page
  • Examining Plugins

  • describe what plugins are used for and identify the common types
  • Embedding YouTube

  • embed a YouTube video
  • Examining CSS

  • recall what the purpose of Cascading Style Sheets is
  • Comparing CSS Locations

  • compare external and internal locations of style sheets
  • Examining Selectors

  • identify different selectors and recall what they are used for
  • Exploring the Box Model

  • identify different aspects of the box model
  • Controlling Backgrounds and Borders

  • use style sheets to control the backgrounds and borders of web pages
  • Enhancing with Animations

  • use style sheets to include animations in a web site
  • Controlling Page Layout

  • create multiple column layouts with style sheets
  • Using the Resize and Outline Features

  • use the resize and outline features of CSS3
  • Defining JavaScript

  • recall what JavaScript is and how it is used
  • Exploring JavaScript

  • identify JavaScript code and what it does
  • Exploring Databases

  • recall the characteristics of common database models
  • Examining Database Management Systems

  • identify the function of a database management system
  • Communicating with Databases

  • recall the standards and technologies that facilitate database connectivity
  • Embedding SQL Statements

  • embed SQL statements inside of HTML code
  • Interoperating with PHP

  • recall some of the different PHP commands that can be used to interact with databases
  • Exploring Bootstrap

  • recall what Bootstrap is and how it is used
  • Downloading Bootstrap

  • recall how to download and install Bootstrap
  • Creating Web Pages

  • create basic web pages with Bootstrap
  • Enhancing with Responsive Design

  • recall how to use the responsive design functionality of Bootstrap
  • Adding Grids and Containers

  • add grids and containers to enhance the web page
  • Using jQuery

  • compare using the download versus using CDN
  • Examining jQuery

  • recognize the jQuery syntax and selectors
  • Using jQuery Events

  • use the click and change events
  • Using jQuery Effects

  • use the slide and fade animations
  • Exercise: Enhance a Web Page with Media and JavaScript





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