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Succeed in Effective Web Design

by Ron Kurtus (updated 12 January 2023)

Web design consists of effectively creating web pages and managing websites. It means knowing how to use the various available tools to get the job done, as well as familiarity of how the Internet and browsers work.

Professional-looking web pages that get across the message are important for businesses employing web-based training, advertising and e-commerce. Companies with an effective web presence can become leaders in their field. There is a need for people who can effectively design and develop websites. Your knowledge and skills in this area can help advance your career or improve your business.

The purpose of these free online lessons is to give you a start at improving your web design skills.

Web Design Contents

Overview of Web Design


Goals for Web Designers

Become a Champion Web Designer


Reasons for a Website

Define Purpose of the Website

Concerns About Website Effectiveness


Starting Up a Website

Basic Steps in Developing a Website

Content with HTML

HTML Web Page Basics

HTML Lists

Types of HTML Hyperlinks

HTML Audio Tag

Format with CSS

Concept of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

Overview of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

CSS Rule Structure

Placement of CSS Rules

Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) Rules

Order of Precedence for CSS Rules


Breadcrumbs Are Website Navigation Aid

Simple Tab Navigation

Redirecting to Another Web Page


Make Web Pages Easy to Read

Web Browser Popularity Statistics

Web Page Speed Critical

Managing Website Images

Uses of Animation on a Web Page

Database-Driven Web Sites

Checking Website for Broken Links

Responsive websites

Designing for other media (coming soon)


Getting Website Visitors

SEO Table Trick for Left-Hand Navigation

List of Search Engines


Web Page Design Resources

Survey results

See results of survey questions

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