Professional Web Building

Course Code: DCOM 2504

Academic Year: 2022-2023

This course teaches students how to build professional websites without code by using online platforms (such as Carrd, Webflow, SquareSpace, WordPress, and Readymag). Students study what makes a polished web presence, and how to achieve one quickly. They learn to evaluate platform, template, or hosting opportunities, costs, and maintenance considerations according to client needs. Key topics include assessing and using design templates, implementing stylish online shops and blogs, ensuring responsive design, digital image use, logo design, social media integration, and accessibility. Students practice producing no-code websites quickly and with professional polish and learn how and why to advocate for a no-code approach for client and project websites for reasons of cost-effectiveness, speed, security, and stability.