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How to become a web designer Step by Step

Author: Carl Heaton
He is our senior instructor and originally from Manchester UK. Carl teaches our Web Design and Online Marketing Courses.
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Becoming a web designer is a series of steps and in this series of mini podcasts Carl explores explains the steps you can take to become a professional web designer. Everyone’s journey is different, starts in different places and takes them in different directions but this one journey has worked for countless trainees of Web Courses.

“I hope this series inspires you and puts your mind at east thinking about how to become a web designer and where to start..”

Part 1 – Know your way around the web and learning HTML and CSS

Part 2 – Semantic code is cool…knowing the order of things

Part 3 – Adding design with CSS

Part 4 – Web page design with Photoshop

Part 5 – Introduction to Content Management Systems (CMS’s)

Part 6 – Installing WordPress (WordPress.org) and using your own CMS

Part 7 – Customising a template and choosing the right functionality & Firebug

Part 8 – Programming languages such as PHP and Databases

More coming soon!

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