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WD1: Web Design

11 weeks / 198 hours
$5,000 Special Price $3,900

07/10/17 - 09/25/17, 11 weeks
Mon. - Fri., 01:30 pm - 04:30 pm

10/03/16 - 12/21/16, 11 weeks
Mon. - Fri., 01:30 pm - 04:30 pm

01/08/18 - 03/27/18, 11 weeks
Mon. - Fri., 01:30 pm - 04:30 pm

04/02/18 - 06/18/18, 11 weeks
Mon. - Fri., 01:30 pm - 04:30 pm

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WD1: Web Design is an introductory web design course at NYBI. Though designed for beginners, those who have experience in web design will not be disappointed.

This course covers HTML5 / CSS3, Javascript and JQuery on Adobe Dreamweaver; web graphics, principles of good web pages, layout techniques with Adobe Photoshop, contents management system (CMS) using Wordpress, and the responsive web pages on Bootstrap framework.

Each student will receive his/her own domain such as student's name.com and student's shop.com for up to one year.

Students are asked to start from the beginning, and hand-code their first pages in text editor, and gradually work up to a responsive web design and the search engine optimizations (SEO).


  • Terminology and history of the web
  • Hand-coding HTML and CSS
  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Introduction to Dreamweaver
  • Writing simple and effective markup
  • The advantages of a CSS-driven layout
  • Images, Media, Forms
  • Separating design from content
  • Color and readability
  • Mobile and Browser compatibility
  • Making a page validate
    • Basic design principles
    • Photoshop skills
    • Web graphics: GIF, JPG, and PNG
    • Color and typography for web
    • Vector Drawing and Adobe Illustrator
    • Adapting a design from Photoshop to HTML
    • Photo retouching
    • Video Editing
    • Design a vector animation
    • Set up WordPress website
    • Creating a post
    • Creating a page
    • Utilizing categories, media, widgets and comments
    • Add-ons and Themes
    • Plug-ins
    • Advanced WordPress features
    • Build a Bootstrap website with the basic template
    • Grids, labels, badges, panels, wells and jumbotron
    • Typography, styling tables and forms
    • Images, media objects and buttons
    • Navigation systems
    • Javascript plug-ins
    • Other utilities and controls
    • Less/Sass and advanced topics
    • Search engine optimizations
    • Social Networking
    • Google Adwords
    • Measuring visitor interaction
    • Google Analytics
    • Webmaster Tools


    • High School Diploma/ GED, and basic computer literacy.

    Occupational Objectives

    Upon completion of the course, students will be qualified to be a web designer, website manager or website administrator.