7 Web Design courses for beginners

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Web Design Courses for beginners

Udemy offers a lot of Web Designing courses. This post goes through the Top 7 courses about Web Design you should check out if you are a beginner.

Introduction to Web Design

This course has been designed to teach you everything there is to know about web design. The course talks about layout, debugging, styling, and manipulating websites by emphasizing design. The instructor of this Web design course is Stone River eLearning .

It costs $20. It has  35 lectures which cover the basics of web design, grid systems in web design, and designing a responsive website. It has a current rating of 4.6 stars. Make sure to check out reviews before falling in love and joining any Udemy course. reviews can be found at the bottom of the page.

 

User Experience Design Fundamentals

The one thing I believe everyone needs to learn is User experience (UX) . Especially developers . UX skills will always give you a better way of thinking when it comes to problem solutions.

Go ahead and learn as much of it as you can . You may choose to be  User experience Expert . Or just learn the skills to become a better designer.

The User experience Design Fundamentals course is currently set at $45 . The course has about 38,000  students enrolled . Joe Natoli is the instructor for this course. It has 58 lectures.

The course has been created to help students design web sites and even mobile apps that are user friendly. It covers things such as understanding the importance of user experience in web design, understanding A/B testing process, and more. It holds a current rating of 4.4 stars and has been praised for being theoretical, and easy to follow in the course reviews.

As usual, ensure to read the course description thoroughly. Peruse the course curriculum and go through the reviews .That is, before you decide to finally join the course.

 

Start and Run a Successful Web Design Business from Home

If you are anything like me, the idea of getting up every morning. Dressing up to go to work is just too much to bear. If you love freedom, learning web design can be a good place to start. Once you learn some skills  . The skills may be Web Programming, UX ,SEO , design,  etc . You may want a guide on how to effectively monetize them.

That’s where this course comes in handy.  Taking any course is like reading a book .  Read the whole book with an open mind. And always bear in mind that the author is also human. And hence have their won biases.  So you must learn as much as you can from different sources and adapt the best practices

This course by Christine Maisel is a step-by-step course designed to enable students  start their own web design business.

There are over 80 lectures in the course. It goes through various aspects of starting a web design business such as understanding how to get hired by clients, putting together a web design portfolio, understanding important sections of web design contract and proposal, etc.

More than 12,000 students have enrolled in this course. It has an average rating of 4.7 stars. Reviewers have applauded the course for being well-paced, concise and interesting.

 

 

Master Web Design in Photoshop

Adobe products have always been very crucial to most Web Designers. Lets take Photoshop for example. If you are designing a web page, you may first design the entire look on Photoshop before coding the full web page.

There are those whose sole purpose used to be designing web pages in Photoshop then sending the designs to Web Programmers to bring the pages to life. I don’t know how well that profession still holds it’s ground today.

It is better to have the intuitive design skills and also the capability to  bring the design to real life. Along with Photoshop skills, learn some HTML and CSS or Twitter Bootstrap . This will give you the superpower to create real web pages .

This Photoshop Web design course by Cristian Doru Barin has been designed to teach you how to create stunning web designs using Photoshop.

The course price is set at  $30. Note that Udemy instructors are always changing course prices .

In the course. you will go through over 80 video lectures.

The videos will cover things like improving your knowledge as well as understanding principles of web design, and using all major tools offered by Photoshop. With over 80 lectures, there is a wealth of information for you here.

The course has more than 10,000 enrolled students and has a current rating of 4.5 stars. Reviewers have talked about the course being very detail oriented and practical.

Learning Responsive Web Design

These days any website you build MUST be responsive. That’s all I have to say about that.

This course teaches students how they can easily design websites that will also correctly render on different operating systems and screen sizes.

Infinite Skills is the instructor for this $50 course. It includes 64 lectures that cover the latest CSS3 and HTML5 techniques, text layout, and more. It has a rating of 4.3 stars and reviewers have praised it for being very detailed. It has close to 19,000 enrolled students.

 

 

Web Design for Beginners: Real World Coding in HTML & CSS

HTML and CSS is the foundation of Web Design. And they are the easiest to learn. These are things you will learn along the way.

Once you get the very basics of HTML and CSS, you are good to go. You can then go on to learn things like Twitter Bootstrap or Foundation. These are Frameworks (pre-written code) that will help you build Web Pages faster.

This course costs $25.

It teaches students how to start their careers as web designers. Brad Schiff serves as the instructor.

The Web design course has 58 lectures covering creation of website layouts, adding effects and animation using CSS3, and using HTML and CSS.

More than 4,600 students have enrolled in this course. With an average rating of 4.7 the course has been praised for being clear, and using excellent language.

 

The Ultimate Web Designing Course in Photoshop

Learn Photoshop and keep practicing so that you can get better on your own. Photoshop skills are extremely invaluable in Web Design and Development.

With more than 3,000 enrolled students, this $20 course has been created to teach web designing through the use of Photoshop. Supriyo Kundu is the instructor. It includes 138 lectures that enable students to become professional web designers. The course goes over designing UI elements, tips and tricks in Photoshop, designing Hosting PSD Template, etc. It has a current rating of 4.5 stars and has been reviewed to be fun and easy to follow.

 

Conclusion

I know these are not all the things you may need to learn. You’ve probably heard me say in one of my courses how the Web is too inundated. There is so much available to choose from. And hence it may seem there is so much to learn .

My advice is this. The web is inundated with tools and Frameworks. However, the fundamental building grounds are still the same technologies. That means if you learn raw HTML,CSS, Javascript and so on. And become good at them. And continues to get even better by practicing . It doesn’t matter what tool comes your way because you’ll have a good foundation to enable you pick the right tools to use.

Last words : In Web design, you MUST NEVER stop learning.

Feel very free to ask me any questions in the comments section below.

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