If you've attended the beginner's course or if you've already got some experience with web design – this course is the next step up.

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Week 1: Server side controls

  • robots.txt files
  • htaccess
  • mod rewrite
  • redirects and SEO
  • Simple PHP
  • local testing with MAMP

Week 2: Databases & how a CMS works

  • setting up a database
  • adding and maintaining data with MySQL and PHP
  • data retrieval and mixing with HTML
  • 404 pages

Week 3: HTML5 forms & introducing responsive layouts

  • nested lists
  • HTML 5 forms
  • reCaptcha anti spam
  • CSS resets
  • responsive layouts and media queries

Week 4: the responsive web

  • building a simple responsive website
  • testing on multiple browsers and devices

Week 5: Extending your website

  • responsive JQuery plugins
  • CSS3 transitions
  • SASS framework
  • SVG

Week 6: Putting it all together

  • full process from concept to realisation
  • an introduction to using Craft CMS

The details

Is it suitable for me?

You need to have a good knowledge of HTML / CSS and web environments, this course follows our beginners course nicely.

What do I need to bring?

You will need to bring your own laptop so that you can continue to work at home during the course. Windows, Mac or Linux are all ok.

How much does it cost?

£285.00 inclusive of VAT.

When are the courses?

Generally we run them on Thursday or Tuesday evenings, from 6.30pm till 9.00pm.

Where is it held?

The lessons are held at Bhasvic College 10 mins from hove train station, so easy to get to from Brighton. Parking is available in either the main or staff car park and more detailed directions can be found here: https://www.bhasvic.ac.uk/cont...

How many students?

We have a maximum class size of five.

How long is the course?

6 weeks.

Booking your place

This 6 week course costs £285 (inclusive of vat).

To book we require an £135 non-refundable deposit, with the remaining £150 payable before week 3.

You can pay now or we accept cheques, cash and bank transfers.