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Create a Web Site for Your Engineering Firm - II

Phyllis H. Wheeler, PE

Course Outline

In this course, students will continue learning to make information and sales Web sites. This course focuses on Chapter 6 from the fully-illustrated downloadable e-book Web Site ABCs, along with open-source software called Kompozer, available for free download on the Internet. The course provides foundational knowledge by continuing to teach use of Kompozer for multi-page Web site construction.

This two-hour course provides information on how to use a what-you-see-is-what-you-get HTML editor to construct a multi-page Web site, laid out with tables.

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.

Learning Objective

At the conclusion of this course, the student will learn:

Intended Audience

The intended audience is the engineer who wants to learn to build a Web site for his or her firm, to create an informational Web site on a topic of interest, or to sell an e-book.

Benefit to Attendees

This course will lead the engineer step by step with illustrations through the process of creating a multiple-page Web site with conventional layout.

Course Introduction

Engineers have all had some programming experience. But the programming of the Internet is somewhat different. Learning how HTML works and how to put a Web site together can benefit any engineer who wants a Web site to help promote his or her business.

This series of three courses leads you step by step through learning simple HTML, creating simple Web sites, and then more complex Web sites of several types. It's all you need to get started with a Web site of your own, using open-source Web creation software Kompozer.

Course Content

This course uses the fully-illustrated downloadable e-book Web Site ABCs, along with free open-source software called Kompozer, available for free download on the Internet as described in the e-book. This course is second in a series of three.

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Course Summary

Use the e-book Web Site ABC's, a step-by-step manual packed with screen shots. This second course in a series of three teaches how to use Kompozer to create more complex Web sites.


Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.

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DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of PDH Center or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered architect and/or professional engineer/surveyor. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.