Training Developing a Website – 4 days

Class overview :

Those involved in establishing, developing or maintaining a Web site and anyone wanting to gain more knowledge about Web technologies. A basic familiarity with Microsoft Windows, the Internet and the Web is helpful.

Class goals :

An in-depth case study provides the hands-on skills to generate a dynamic Web site. Exercises include:

  • Creating accessible, standards-based Web pages with HTML, XHTML and CSS
  • Building, testing and refining your Web site
  • Adding DHTML effects to Web pages
  • Enhancing your Web page with images and image maps
  • Configuring and testing a Web server
  • Processing user requests and generating dynamic pages as the response
  • Interfacing your Web site to a database
  • Incorporating multimedia effects

Content of Developing a Website

Introduction to the Web

  • Internet/intranet fundamentals
  • Web architecture
  • Exploring multiple browsers
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

HTML: Hypertext Markup Language

Building a Web page with HTML and XHTML

  • Head and body elements
  • Formatting text with tags
  • Establishing hypertext links
  • Ordered and unordered lists
  • Designing tables to display data
  • Defining relative and absolute anchors

Adding graphic elements

  • Making your pages graphical with embedded images
  • Adding interactivity with « clickable » images
  • Utilizing animated images to liven up a Web page
  • Creating image maps to link multiple parts of a single image

Controlling page styles and layout with CSS

  • Attaching style properties to HTML tags
  • Creating and applying style sheets
  • Implementing a styled navigational menu
  • Choosing and applying styles with class and ID attributes
  • Ensuring a consistent look across all pages of a site

Implementing a Web Server

Web server functionality

  • Web server/browser communication
  • The HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

Configuring a Web server

  • Setting up the server directory structure
  • Deploying access configuration/security
  • Ongoing server administration

Programming on the Server

Server-side scripting

  • Client/server/script interaction
  • Exploring the operation of server-side Web applications
  • Accessing data on the Web server
  • Creating dynamic Web pages
  • The difference between GET and POST requests
  • Including a consistent navigational menu on all pages
  • Reading and writing browser cookies

Processing user data with forms

  • Capturing user input with HTML forms
  • Adding text fields, selection lists, check boxes and radio buttons to a Web page
  • Configuring a form to invoke your server-side program when submitted
  • Processing form input with dynamic Web pages

Interfacing to a Database

Relational databases and the Web

  • Characterizing database records
  • Using SQL to manipulate the database

Database-driven Web pages

  • Opening a connection to a database
  • Storing data captured from forms
  • Performing dynamic queries on the database
  • Generating a Web page response displaying the results of a query

Creating Dynamic Web Pages

Adding interactivity with JavaScript

  • Incorporating JavaScript that executes in the Web browser
  • Enhancing client-side functionality
  • Validating form content to ensure forms are filled out correctly
  • Reacting to user actions

Incorporating multimedia

  • Embedding animation and video content in Web pages
  • Adding interactivity with plug-ins

Creating interactive Web pages with Dynamic HTML (DHTML)

  • Combining JavaScript and CSS
  • Supporting multiple browsers
  • Dynamically positioning content within a page
  • Revealing and hiding page content
  • Implementing rollover graphics with DHTML


  • Fundamentals of XML
  • Implementing an RSS feed on your site
  • Introducing HTML5

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …


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