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Responsive Design

Responsive Design Class with HTML and CSS

Responsive Design has become a popular strategy for handling the growth in mobile devices. While an older web site may look spectacular when viewed on a desktop computer with a large screen, those same pages may be unreadable on a phone or difficult to view on a tablet or small screen. HTML5 and CSS3 provide the tools you need for responsive design to adapt a web page's appearance and layout to the viewing device. [More on Responsive Design]

Virtual Classes: Our Responsive Design class is now available virtually (online) with an instructor present for the entire course. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training.

In-person classes are also available at our West County facility with limited enrollments to promote social distancing. When you register, choose your class section based on how you want to attend the class: virtual or in-person.

  • Choose "West County In-Person" if you want to attend a class at our West County location.
  • Select "Live Online" if you want to attend virtually from your workplace or home.

For more information, email info@cetc.umsl.edu.

Responsive Web Design Using HTML and CSS

(Prerequisite: Intermediate Applications of HTML and Advanced Applications of CSS or equivalent experience.) Understand the concept of responsive design and how to apply it to design Web pages that automatically adjust based on the available screen size (viewport). Discover the power of media queries to determine the viewport of the requesting device (mobile, tablet, or desktop). Create pages using a flexible grid layout that adjusts the number of columns in the layout depending on the size of the viewing screen. Learn strategies for using HTML5 to handle the structure of the document and using CSS3 to craft the design and appearance of the page. Topics include fluid grids, re-arranging content, re- sizing elements, media queries, and flexible images. Build your skills to effectively design websites that support both desktops and mobile devices. [Course Outline]
Fee: $199

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E1357 Tues., Mar. 16Virtual/WCAllan Crean

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Web design classes are available in HTML, JavaScript, and Ajax.

You may also be interested in classes our classes in WordPress which teach you how to use a Content Management System (CMS) to manage a web site.