ER&L (Electronic Resources and Libraries) Annual Conference
The 90-min workshop covers the main website components and some fundamental tools for static web design. The session has a practical component with hands-on activities - during that part the participants can actively build a custom WordPress website.
The session is divided as follows:
Part I (45 min) features 20 min presentation of basic web design concepts, tools and technologies and 25 min demo of the back-end of 2 static WordPress websites (free and paid versions)
Part II (45 min) features hands-on guided activities to design a new WordPress website from scratch
Attendees will learn web design fundamentals and some important practical skills. The session aims to spark creativity and inspiration, and the hands-on activities will teach the attendees how to design a custom static WordPress website. They will also learn tips and tricks how to get out of the framed templates and customize them according to their taste/needs by applying HTML and CSS coding.
What Will You Learn
- basic web design concepts such as navigation, information architecture, user experience; project needs assessment, graphic design and graphic layout
- fundamental tools for web design
- main web design technologies
How You Will Learn
- hands-on activities
Web design, Static websites, WordPress websites, Website components, Information architecture, WordPress templates customization
Library and Information Science
Creating Websites and Leading Librarians to a New Level of Project Engagement.
Presentation at ER&L (Electronic Resources and Libraries) Annual Conference,
Available at: https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/libfacpresentation/184