Advanced Squarespace for Business with HTML/CSS


Advanced Squarespace for Business with HTML/CSS


Dates: August 15 - 17, 2016

Time: 08:00 - 12:00 EST

Location: Atlanta Tech Village

Level: Beginner

Time: 12 Hours

Bring your products and ideas to market beautifully and quickly with Squarespace, which is a rapidly growing online tool for authoring and managing a website for your business.  Squarespace allows users to intuitively work with "blocks" of various content to design responsive sites that adhere to one of a select group of page themes.

This course begins with an introduction to HTML the structuring language of the Internet and CSS the language that gives your pages style.  Participants in the course will first get experience in building a "responsive" personal portfolio page.  Then these skills in HTML and CSS will be applied to the development of a Squarespace page that includes modern features such as social sharing, Google maps integration, image galleries and blogging.

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Day 1: Web Concepts + Introduction to HTML/CSS

Participants will explore concepts of the web such as hosting, serving and tools for building the web.  Includes introduction to folder management skills and using a text editor to build a basic site.

Day 2: Styling + Responsive Design with CSS

Introduces participants to the concepts of responsive design and styling with CSS.  Difference between classes and ids for styling pages and using various HTML techniques to achieve a desired layout.  Bootstrap is used to quickly create beautiful, mobile-first sites. 

Day 3: Customizing Squarespace

Squarespace is introduced as a tool that simplifies and increases the speed of web development for businesses.  A number of basic features are explored including template preview modes, page structuring, adding blogs, image galleries and custom CSS.