Website Design Course In Uganda

Website Design Course – This course provides an in-depth introduction to website design and development, covering everything from building a website using HTML and CSS to exploring the powerful content management system of WordPress and understanding the essentials of web hosting. No previous coding experience is required, though a basic understanding of computers is beneficial.

Prerequisites: Basic computer literacy and familiarity with internet usage.

Course Duration: 3 Months

Course Outline

Weeks 1-2: Introduction to Websites

  • Overview of the internet and the World Wide Web
  • Progression of website development: from static to dynamic sites
  • Types of websites (e.g., personal, business, e-commerce)
  • Website planning and organization
  • Fundamentals of web design and user experience (UX) considerations

For Weeks 3-4: HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)

  • Basics of HTML: syntax and structure
  • Key HTML tags: headings, paragraphs, lists, links, and images
  • Utilizing semantic HTML for meaningful structure
  • Working with forms and input elements
  • Introduction to HTML5: new features and elements

Weeks 5-6: CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)

  • Introduction to CSS: styling HTML elements
  • CSS syntax: selectors, properties, and values
  • Handling colors, backgrounds, and fonts
  • The box model: padding, borders, and margins
  • CSS layout techniques: positioning, floats, flexbox, and grid

From Weeks 7-8: WordPress

  • Overview of WordPress
  • Installing WordPress locally and on a web server
  • Navigating the WordPress dashboard and admin interface
  • Managing pages, posts, and media
  • Customizing WordPress themes: leveraging built-in options and CSS

Week 9-10: Advanced WordPress

  • Working with WordPress plugins: installation and configuration
  • Introduction to popular plugins for SEO, security, and performance optimization
  • Getting familiar with WordPress themes: installation and configuration

Week 11-12: Web Hosting

  • Understanding web hosting options: shared, VPS, and dedicated services
  • Domain registration and management
  • Key considerations when choosing a web hosting provider
  • Setting up hosting accounts and managing server resources
  • Introduction to cPanel and FTP for website management

Final Project: Participants will design and develop a multi-page website using HTML, CSS, and WordPress, hosted on a live server.


  • Online tutorials and documentation for HTML, CSS, WordPress, and web hosting platforms
  • Recommended reading materials and video tutorials
  • Access to development environments for coding and website creation practice