Beginners Guide To Start Simple Website Designing

Don’t know if Google even can say how many websites are there in the internet today. Everyday hundreds of new websites are adding in the list. Most of those are designed by some Web Design Company for their clients. But, there are people who want to do it themselves – maybe there’s some emotional matter or maybe financial. Whatever, if you want to learn designing a website yourself, this article would help you. Just follow the steps carefully.

Create The Draft

First of all you have to create a draft design of your website in a paper. Yup, you might have a full image in your mind; but, believe me, it will help you fine tune and rectify your design. Mark the places you want to add images, texts or some tabs. Don’t focus here on the theme or color combination. Just draw an outline of the contents. There are several Web Design Company whom you can follow to set your layout.

Convert It Into PSD Image

Now, open any photo editing software like Photoshop or Paint Shop to create the soft copy of the design. Of course, it needs enough skill and experience to create a stunning design. However, again I’ll suggest you to follow some of the creative ones from the portfolio of any reputed Web Design Company; you’ll get different creative ideas. Just mix them and create a new one for you.

HTML Coding

If you check the source code of any website you will find that everything is placed between an opening tag and a closing tag . There are several websites that provide free tutorial for HTML. Reputed Web Design Company use world class coding. However, you too can do it yourself through studying it a little bit. Though you can do it through any word processing application like notepad, I’ll suggest you to use dedicated applications like AceHTML, DreamWeaver etc. that will lessen the requirement of exhaustive knowledge.

CSS Coding

Though the basic feature is same like HTML, CSS is far advance in changing the look and feel of the website with minimal coding. If you use CSS, it will enhance the look and feel of the website dramatically without writing exhausting html codes. Every leading Web Design Company use CSS in a great extent than html to make a gorgeous site. However, no doubt, it is a bit difficult to learn than html.

Domain Creation and Hosting

Well, I think your website designing is almost complete; though there are endless features and functionalities you may add still now, if you want to invest more time and effort. But, for the beginners, it’s time to create the domain name that is the URL. There are several websites as well as Web Design Company which offer to create domains at very affordable cost. Actually, you can’t buy a domain; but rent it for one or two or three years. Some of the websites offer some free space with the domain or you might have to buy separately. Once it’s complete, transfer the files through the FTP provided by the server space provider.

Congratulation! Your website has now become live. However, it might not appear that much simple if you are not familiar with coding; but believe me, it’s neither too tough. However, if fund allows, I would recommend you to search for a good web design company and let them do it for you.

The author of this article is an experienced website designer and developer. He likes to write for the internet to help people learn more regarding website designing. For his next article, check this website regularly.

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Discover how to Creating a Responsive Web Design, make your website more readable and efficient across various screen sizes and devices. Join author Chris Converse as he shares his own specialized techniques for creating a responsive site for beginners.
The course takes the site from start-to-finish, from comping your ideas in Photoshop (Photoshop Web Design), to setting up the HTML page and containers, to styling established elements for small, medium, and large screens to Design a Responsive Website.

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Plus, learn how to Replace graphics with High-resolution versions for Retina Displays using CSS Media queries. This course WAS Created and Produced by Chris Converse. lynda.com is honored to host this training in our library. create websites tailored for gadgets of different sizes.

Year : 2015
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0. Introduction
Previewing the final project
About the exercise files
Exploring the software you’ll need to complete this course
Beginning your project

1. For Those Using Dreamweaver
What to expect with Design view in Dreamweaver
Accessing code for HTML and CSS in Dreamweaver

2. Setting Up Your Project
Planning your layout
Adding the main HTML containers
Adding the promo containers
Adding links and the copyright
Adding sample content into the HTML containers

3. Creating Web Graphics
Creating and slicing multiple-sized banner images
Exporting content and template artwork

4. Preparing the HTML File
Linking CSS files for all screen sizes
Linking CSS files based on screen size with media queries
Enabling Internet Explorer 7 and 8 to understand HTML5
Setting the viewport scale

5. Creating CSS Rules Across All Screens
Adding the background pattern and the page container color
Styling the headings
Styling the body text and the links
Styling the footer

6. Preparing the HTML File
Understanding compound rules
Styling the promo links with a CSS sprite
Styling the promo text
Adding the promo images with CSS

7. Creating the Content and the Layout Containers
Adding CSS rules for layout
Styling the header on large screens
Styling the article on large screens

8. Styling the Promos
Styling the navigation links
Styling the navigation for large screens
Positioning the navigation for large screens
Clearing the float for the promos

9. Working with CSS Rules
Adding CSS rules with inline media queries

10. Styling for Medium Screens
Styling the header for medium screens
Styling the navigation for medium screens
Styling the promos for medium screens

11. Styling for Small Screens
Styling the header for small screens
Styling the navigation for small screens
Styling the navigation links for small screens
Styling the promos for small screens
Styling the footer for small screens

12. Supporting High-Definition (Retina) Screens
Additional exercise files for this chapter
Creating double-sized graphics for high-definition screens
Replacing the promo graphics with CSS media queries
Replacing the logo and banner graphics with CSS media queries

13. Creating Markup and Styles for Print
Additional exercise files for this chapter
Creating graphics optimized for printing
Including additional content for printed pages
Creating print-friendly CSS rules
Revealing hyperlink URLs for a printed page
Redefining the promo and footer styles
Background images vs. image tags
Image option one: Using background images
Image option two: Adding image tags
Adding CSS page breaks

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A Beginner’s Information to Website Designs

Being a beginner in development of websites can be quite overwhelming especially with the perception that it is tough. There are a number of resources that an inexperienced site developer can make use of in order to design sites they can be proud off. There are various reasons why people in the web design industry often have to hone their skills is that the field develops on daily basis. As a beginner keeping up might be tough especially with the large volumes of books that are used in the actual training.

The best resource to use to learn the tricks needed to build websites is the internet. It may have lots of resources ranging from books to consultants but since the incorporation of digital media in the website it’s quite easy to receive training on development of websites. As a beginner the first thing to consider is a source of the website development videos, there are various sites that offer the videos and thus one should have information on the subjects to cover in the site development. Some of the areas as a website design beginner that one should look into include; HTML body attributes, hyper linking, HTML tables, web text and font, web graphics, website structure and how it works, using CSS and SSI and services such as Domain names, hosting and publishing.

The reason why one would want to develop a site should also be considered as a website designer since in some cases it determines the services and structure of the site. Having leant the basics it would be simple for a beginner to set up a simple site in which just a number of functionalities are operational. In advance courses the beginner might learn a few tricks such as using the web host’s control panel.

Though tutorial are a good resource for the beginner, it is also recommendable to use resources such as books to further sharpen their skills in website development. There are lots of free books that a designer can use, but the language used should be the major concern.

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