Create a responsive website using Bootstrap
Time: 18:15 - 21:30
This course is FREE if a) you live in London and your job is at risk of redundancy or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit) and your monthly take home pay is less than £343. For more information click here
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: CHL32
Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)
What is the course about?
It is by far the easiest way of developing responsive, mobile-first web sites easily and fast. You will need to have basic knowledge of HTML/CSS. The course will be taught on Windows PCs using the open source text editor Notepad++ but if you prefer to use a Mac computer you are welcome to do so.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
• What is Bootstrap?
• Getting started with Bootstrap
• Bootstrap Grid System
• Bootstrap typography
• Use Jumbotrons and Modal pop ups
• Create different navigation menus
• Create a Carousel (a slideshow presentation for images)
• Creating an example responsive website
• Publish your website through a web server.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Recognize the importance of mobile browsing and why websites should be useable on all screen sizes
• Create webpages using the Bootstrap 4 framework from a content delivery network
• Use Bootstrap’s typography to create attractive text
• Use Bootstrap’s responsive grid system to build flexible designs that scale to all screen sizes
• Apply common Bootstrap design components such as Jumbotrons, collapsible navigation bars, and modal popups into your webpages
• Produce promotional photo sliders
• Upload and test your website on a web server.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have a reasonable knowledge of HTML/CSS. You will also need good basic computing and file management knowledge.You should also be able to follow spoken and written instructions.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Each student has their own computer.
Presentations will be made using computers, whiteboard, overhead screen and printed notes.
Step by step instruction / demonstration and hands - on exercises to practise the code.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There is no other costs. A pen and paper to take notes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
HTML5&CSS:stage 3 or another of our many web development and coding courses with a range of different software - see the prospectus for details.
George graduated with a degree in Art,Design and Media and soon after became interested in the burgeoning web design industry. He started learning HTML and associated web design skills and later worked for design agencies and as a freelance designer on a variety of projects ranging from large corporations to small businesses. After dipping his toe into the teaching pool, George found he really enjoyed sharing his skills with others and helping them to achieve their goals and has been teaching for Visual Arts at City Lit since 2012. The thing he enjoys most about teaching at City Lit is the wide range of interesting people he meets at work.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.