Website Management

Successful content secrets

The good old fashioned book used to provide an escape for the masses. But times have changed and book stores are struggling, libraries are closing and people simply do not read as much any more.

This change in attitude is because people lead busy lives and have been seduced by modern trends which use technology to deliver information in short summary form and is quick and easy to digest.

An introduction to HTML

If you are managing a website or want a career in web development you will come across HTML pretty quickly. This practical beginners workshop will help you understand what HTML is for, how to use it and how to stay up to date with current HTML coding standards.

An introduction to CSS

If you are managing a website or want a career in web development you will come across CSS pretty quickly. This practical beginners workshop will help you understand what CSS is for, how to use it and how to stay up to date with current CSS coding standards.

How to Register Domain Names

The art of capitalism is repeatedly selling something to someone which they believe they need and which costs hardly anything to produce especially where customers do all the work.

In this respect domain names are a perfect example of capitalism in practice.

The whole system is based on words which buyers create and which domain registrars rent to the buyers. It is now a huge business and aspiring website owners compete to buy the words which will become their domain name - providing of course someone else has not already beat them to it.

Talk about TIM TOWTDI

Once you have been around coding and websites for a while you start to realise there is never a one size fits all solution. What works for some people may not be a good fit for others.

You will begin to understand there is always more than one solution to a problem. At the same time you may also realise if one method achieves the same end result as another, there is no such thing as the right way of doing it and your choice becomes a matter of preference.

Choosing the right website hosting

It will not be long before you want to put your website online and your search for a hosting provider will begin. Choosing the right website hosting can be confusing and needs to be approached with care.

There is a lot of choice but not all hosting providers provide equal services. The type of website will dictate whether you need a dedicated server or whether shared hosting space is the best choice.

Website Graphics Basics

If you are managing a website or want a career in web development you will need to know how to capture, design and manipulate images. This practical beginners workshop will help you understand different image types, when to use them and how to optimise them for fast display in a web page.

Hosting Basics - Cpanel

If you are managing a website on a shared hosting server you will soon come across cPanel but it can be very confusing if you have never used a control panel before. This practical beginners workshop will help you understand how to find your way around cPanel and what can be achieved to manage and improve a website.

This workshop seeks to provide a basic understanding of cPanel. It is aimed at complete beginners to and seeks to encourage progression into further study.

Understanding FTP

If you are managing a website or want a career in web development you will need to know how to upload files from your local computer to a remote web server. This practical beginners workshop will help you understand file transfer protocol (ftp), software to use and how to upload a website.

This workshop seeks to provide a basic understanding of FTP. It is aimed at complete beginners to and seeks to encourage progression into further study.