Website Development and Management

Website Development and Management

Course Goal

To introduce the WordPress.org content management system and its capabilities and enable the acquisition of the necessary knowledge and practical skills in designing, creating, publishing, and managing websites.

Course Instructor

Yulia Sion, yzhigl@tlu.ee

Course Schedule

DateLecture ContentAssignmentResources
Sep 7Logistics of the Course
Intro to Web Design Process
Defining Goals
Goal
Tagline
Moodboard
Miro
Inspiration
Class folder
Sep 14User-Centered Design
Creating Persona
User Journey
Competitive Analysis
Persona
User Journey
Competitive Analysis
Competitive Analysis
Sep 21Navigation
Information Architecture
Card Sorting
Tested SitemapInformation Architecture
Content Audit
Card Sorting
Sep 28User Interface Design
UI elements & principles
Font
Logos
Visual Representation
Logo
Wireframes

Logos
Oct 5Wireframes Testing
Intro to WordPress
Finalized Wireframes
Installed WordPress
Oct 12Web Hosting
Domain Name
WordPress settings
Domain name
Settings overview
Oct 19Block Editor. Themes.
Widgets. Plugins.
Blog page created.
Oct 26Break, No lecture
Nov 2Pages vs Posts. Homepage.
Website structure and navigation.
Setting up structure and
navigation. Keep editing.
Nov 9Development
Nov 16Development
Nov 23Development
Nov 30Development
Dec 7Development
Dec 14Final Presentations