ART 370C Spring 2014

Advanced Web Design

Posts from January 2014

Day 5

Wed. 1/29/14 | Tagged: , ,
  • Fill out waivers
  • Reminder about required/optional components of WordPress site
  • Progress check 1
  • Advanced WordPress themes on Monday

Grading for progress check

  • 10 points – Good
  • 8 points – Acceptable
  • 6 points – Poor
  • 0 points – Unacceptable

Day 3

Wed. 1/22/14 | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , ,
  • Independent Project
    • For next Wednesday – a plan and a schedule
    • Check with me about your topic before next Wednesday
  • HTML & CSS overview
    • Odds & ends
    • Images (ch. 5)
    • Media queries
      • @media screen and (max-width: 1024px) { ... }
      • @media screen and (min-width: 768px) and (max-width: 1024px) { ... }
      • Use min & max or largest to smallest
      • General viewport sizes
        • Older iPhones — 320px by 480px
        • Newer iPhones — 320px by 568px
        • iPads — 1024px by 768px
        • Other tablets — 1280px by 800px
      • Flexible images (max-width: 100%;)
  • Introduce WordPress Site project
  • WordPress installation & setup
    • Installation — volunteers who have HostGator & ICDSoft
    • WordPress basics
      • Posts vs. pages
      • Widgets
      • Menus
      • Settings
    • Theme basics (location, setup)
  • Child themes
  • Custom themes

Today’s files

Day 2

Wed. 1/15/14 | Tagged: , , , , ,
  • Reminders
    • Hosting & domain by Wed. 1/22
    • Topic by Wed. 1/29 (no duplicates)
  • HTML & CSS overview
    • Setup / basic page structure (ch. 1)
    • Centered page layout / CSS box model
      • div (p. 187)
        • HTML alternatives (ch. 17)
      • width, height, overflow, border, margin, padding, display (ch. 13)
        • Pixels vs. percentages & ems (target ÷ context = result)
      • Classes & IDs (pp. 183-184, 238)
      • float, clear (pp. 370-376)
      • Clear vs. overflow methods for columns
    • Basic HTML & CSS
      • h1-h6, p, strong, em, hr, ul, ol, li, a (ch. 2-4)
      • color, background-color, font-family, font-size, font-weight, font-style, text-decoration, line-height, text-align, :hover (ch. 11-12)

Today’s files

Welcome

Fri. 1/10/14 | Tagged:

Welcome to the class website for ART 370C: Advanced Web Design with Prof. Chris Davis. Classes begin Monday, January 13.