Web Development Fundamentals

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


This course will provide an overview of the concepts and skills necessary to design and publish a web site. It will cover how to use HTML and CSS to develop web site content. It will also provide an overview of the role of languages such as DHTML, XHTML, XML, and JavaScript in web site implementation. It also introduces the user to advanced web techniques such as developing for mobile devices, client and server scripting, and how to manage and connect to databases. This course is part of a series in the designing, developing, and hosting a web site path.

Target Audience

A range of in-training or established professionals in organizations and individuals needing to learn the principles of web site design and development. The audience may include web authors, webmasters, marketing and communications professionals, PR professionals, graphic designers, desktop designers, technical writers, and library scientists.


Students can have basic computing and word-processing skills, and familiarity with some web and design terminology.

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Introduction to HTML

  • identify the current HTML standards
  • recognize what HTML is
  • identify common HTML editing applications and their functions
  • HTML Structures and Elements

  • recognize the tags that define the structure in an HTML document
  • recognize the basic elements of an HTML document
  • Creating a Web Page

    Hyperlinks, Tables, and Forms

  • insert hyperlinks into a web page
  • recognize tags used to create a table in HTML
  • recognize the tags that are used to create forms in HTML
  • Image Maps and Style Sheets

  • recognize how to use image maps in web pages
  • recognize how to apply style sheets to web pages
  • identify the functions of Cascading Style Sheets
  • Enhancing Web Pages

    Client-side and Server-side Scripts

  • distinguish between client-side and server-side scripting
  • identify the common scripting and programming languages
  • Advanced Markup Languages

  • define DHTML and the DOM
  • recognize how XHTML relates to XML and HTML
  • identify the characteristics of XML
  • identify common platforms for delivering web content to wireless devices
  • Managing and Connecting to Databases

  • recognize the characteristics of common database models
  • identify the function of a database management system (DBMS)
  • recognize the standards and technologies that facilitate database connectivity
  • Understanding Advanced Web Techniques





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