Web Design 1 | Resources

HTML

CSS

WordPress

  • General Support: WordPress general help and support page
  • Themes: Changing the visual style of your site with “themes”
  • Post vs Page: Explanation of the difference between “posts” and “pages”
  • Pages: All about writing and editing pages
  • Posts: All about writing and editing blog posts
  • Menus: How to create and control custom menus for your site
  • Widgets: Customizing the content of your site’s sidebar
  • Media: How to add images, slideshows, and video to your site’s media library

Videos

The series of videos called “Don’t Fear the Internet” are good introductions and summaries of topics in web development:

  1. Fear Not: We’re Here to Help
  2. Not a Series of Tubes: An Internet Primer
  3. HTML: Hamburger Text Markup Language
  4. Don’t Fear the Browser: Developer Tools and Vanilla Ice Cream
  5. Don’t Fear Starting From Scratch, Part 1: HTML
  6. Don’t Fear Starting From Scratch, Part 2: CSS
  7. Don’t Fear Specificity: Targeting Content With Classes & Ids
  8. Don’t Fear Web Typography: A Massive Introduction

Presentations

Editors

  • Notepad++: download this free Windows HTML editor from here if you want to use it at home
  • Text Wrangler: download this free Macintosh HTML editor if you want to use it at home