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How to Create Your First Website

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How to Create Your First Website
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • This free online course covers the skills and techniques needed to create your first website and is designed for novices who've always wanted to build a site but lack the skills or knowledge to do it.


    Chris Farrell, voted Number 1 Internet Marketing Service Provider, describes in a non-technical and step-by-step manner how to use software to create and format web pages, how to get a domain name and set up a hosting account, and how to make your website available online.

  • This course will help you to understand how a web page works.You will know how to create a hosting account and domain name for your website. You will know how to use a web editor called KompoZer to make your website. This course will help you to create links and images for your website and demonstrate how to publish your website online.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 6 )
  • Extra Resources for Course
  • Module 1: Introduction
    • Introduction to the course
    • What you will learn
    • How a Web page works
    • Terms you need to know
  • Module 2: Domain names and hosting account explained
    • Choosing a domain name
    • Purchasing a domain name Part 1
    • Purchasing a domain name Part 2
    • Hosting accounts explained
    • Purchasing a hosting account
    • Hosting details confirmed
    • Nameservers explained
    • Changing nameservers
  • Module 3: Creating Web pages
    • Introduction to a Web editor
    • Downloading a Web editor
    • Tour of a Web editor
    • What is an Index page?
    • Creating a project folder
    • Saving files correctly
    • Formatting text
  • Module 4: Links, images and formatting
    • Introduction to links
    • Creating links Part 1
    • Creating links Part 2
    • Formatting a Web page correctly
    • Adding colour
    • Images explained
    • Obtaining images
    • Resizing images
    • Downloading free image resizing software
    • Saving images correctly
    • Inserting images into a Web page
    • Aligning text and images correctly
    • Aligning text in a table correctly
  • Module 5: Publishing a Web page
    • Publishing explained
    • Publishing your first Web page
    • The 3 most common publishing problems
    • Putting everything together Part 1
    • Putting everything together Part 2
    • Creating a second Web page
    • Creating a third Web page
    • Linking your Web pages together
    • Introduction to autoresponders
    • Using templates
    • Final words
  • Assessment
    • Create Your First Website Assessment
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 1: Introduction
Module 1: IntroductionThis free online course is an introduction to Create Your First Website. You will find out what this course is about, how a Web page works, and what terms you will need to know.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 8 )
Module 2: Domain names and hosting account explained
Module 2: Domain names and hosting account explainedThis free online course covers how to purchase a domain name for a Web site, how to set up a hosting account for a Web site, and explains what nameservers are.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 7 )
Module 3: Creating Web pages
Module 3: Creating Web pagesThis free online course describes how to set up a project folder for your Web site and how to use a Web page editing software program to create Web pages.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Module 4: Links, images and formatting
Module 4: Links, images and formattingThis free online course covers the use of links, such as internal, external and anchor links, how to obtain images and resize them, and how to format Web pages.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 11 )
Module 5: Publishing a Web page
Module 5: Publishing a Web pageThis free online course describes how to publish Web pages so that they appear online. It also discusses three common problems that may occur when publishing Web pages. Finally, it introduces autoresponders and how to use Web page templates.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 1 )
Assessment
Assessment
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Chris Farrell

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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