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California Institute of the Arts

Web Development and Design using Wordpress

California Institute of the Arts via Kadenze


In today’s digitally connected world, an engaging, distinctive website is a necessity for artists, musicians, designers, and creators. This course provides an introduction to website design and development for artists, providing the tools to create and maintain a unique online identity. In this course, you will learn how to build a custom website for your online artistic presence and portfolio, and how to leverage content management systems to develop and manage your site. You will also learn how to customize your site further with HTML, CSS, and PHP, three building blocks of the modern Web. This class will teach essential skills for designing and organizing your website, so you can create a site that is both visually distinctive and engaging. Over weekly assignments, you will develop an actual, live website from simple HTML to a full-featured site with galleries, analytics, social media integration, and other advanced features.

Taught by

Spencer Salazar


4.0 rating, based on 2 Class Central reviews

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  • Anonymous
    The information presented is pretty easy to follow. It is nice to be able to re-watch portions of the videos when I need to and basically go at my own pace. I feel that helps me retain the information well. The instructor encourages us to be creative and that makes the assignments fun.
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    Adam Mangan
    This is a great course if you want to make a website, and learn as you go.. Surprisingly there werent many online courses too choose from, and this instructor has moved on from Kadenze, and not a lot of people still do the course... and some of the…

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