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CIW – Web Design Specialist

Gain hands-on expertise in the CIW Web Design Specialist certification exam with CIW Web Design Specialist course. CIW Web Design Specialist cert guide provides complete coverage of the 1D0-520 exam objectives and provides knowledge and skills in the domains such as site development essentials; web design elements; basic and advanced web technologies; website development process; website accessibility and usability; navigation concepts, and many more. The cert guide is best suited for the professionals willing to start a career in the field of web designing.

Here’s what you will get

The CIW Web Design Specialist certification is a vendor-neutral industry-recognized credential designed for IT professionals to demonstrate their web designing skills. The exam is a part of the CIW Web and Mobile Design series certification. The exam validates your expertise in designing and publishing websites including extensible HTML, and extended technologies, image files, GUI site development applications, site publishing and maintenance) and many more.

Lessons


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    34+ Lessons

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    989+ Quizzes

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    74+ Flashcards

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    74+ Glossary of Terms

    Test Prep


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      70+ Pre-Assessment Questions

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      4+ Full Length Tests

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      311+ Post-Assessment Questions

    Live Lab (Add-on Component)


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      159+ Live Lab


    Here’s what you will learn
    Lesson 1: Overview of Web Design Concepts
    Web Technology The Nature of the Web Web Design Concepts New Technologies Evaluating Your XHTML Skills Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 2: Web Development Teams
    Web Teams and Tasks Web Project Management Web Project Collaboration Your Web Design Portfolio Your Web Design Business Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 3: Web Project Management Fundamentals
    Web Project Management Phases Project Documentation and Communication Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 4: Web Site Development Process
    Bottom-Up Approach to Web Development Understanding the Business Process Defining a Web Site Vision From Vision to Strategy Web Site Specifications The Metaphor Mystery Meat Navigation The Mindmapping Process Creating a Web Site Wireframe Creating a Web Page Wireframe Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 5: Web Page Layout and Elements
    Web Users and Site Design Effective Web Page Layout Branding and the Web Color and Web Design Fonts and Web Design Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 6: Web Site Usability and Accessibility
    Audience Usability and Accessibility Defining Usability Web Site Usability Testing Web Page Accessibility Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 7: Browsers
    Browsers and Navigation Browsers and Design Considerations Browser Adoption Major, Minor and Alternative Browsers Creating Aliases with TinyURL Utilizing CAPTCHA Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 8: Navigation Concepts
    Why Is Navigation Critical? Primary and Secondary Navigation Navigation Hierarchy Site Structure, URLs and File Names Familiar Navigation Conventions Guided Navigation Navigation Action Plan Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 9: Web Graphics
    Web Site Images Digital Imaging Concepts Raster vs. Vector Graphics Graphics Applications Image File Formats Creating and Optimizing Images Essential Graphic Design Concepts Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 10: Multimedia and the Web
    Multimedia and Web Sites Current Multimedia Capabilities Animation and the Web Audio and the Web Video and the Web Goals of a Multimedia Site Multimedia Site Design Basics User Interaction Selecting Multimedia Elements Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 11: Ethical and Legal Issues in Web Development
    Ethics and Law in Web Development Ethical Issues and the Web Legal Issues and the Web Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 12: HTML and the Evolution of Markup
    Function of Markup Languages SGML: A Short History What Is HTML? HTML Goals The HTML Standard HTML 1.0 and 2.0 HTML 3.0 and 3.2 HTML 4.0 and 4.01 Separating Format from Structure in HTML Extensible HTML (XHTML) Reference Sites for Web Developers Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 13: XML and XHTML
    What Is XML? XML Goals What Is an XML Document? Rules for Well-Formed XML HTML Transition to XML What Is XHTML? Applying a Single Standard Consistently Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 14: Web Page Structure — Tables and Framesets
    Creating Structure with X/HTML Tables Diagramming a Basic X/HTML Table Borderless Web Page Structure X/HTML Frames and Framesets The X/HTML <frameset> Tag The X/HTML <frame> Tag Targeting Hyperlinks in X/HTML The X/HTML <noframes> Tag Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 15: Cascading Style Sheets
    Style Sheets Cascading Style Sheets Defining and Using Styles Changeable Style Attributes Style Guides Changes from CSS1 to CSS2 Page Layout with CSS The CSS Box Model Document Flow and Positioning CSS Positioning Schemes Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 16: Site Content and Metadata
    Written Web Site Content Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Metadata The <meta> Tag and Document Identification The <meta> Tag and Search Engines The <meta> Tag and Delayed File Change Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 17: Site Development with Microsoft Expression Web 4 — Introduction
    The Transition from FrontPage Microsoft Expression Web 4 Expression Web Views Expression Web Menus and Toolbars Opening Web Sites and Files in Expression Web Developing W3C-Compliant Code with Expression Web Lesson Summary
    Lesson 18: Site Development with Expression Web 4 — Basic Features
    Page Layout Options in Expression Web Creating a New Web Site Using Expression Web Page Layout with CSS Inserting Images with Expression Web Creating Hyperlinks with Expression Web Creating Image Maps with Expression Web Creating Navigation Bars Using CSS Expression Web's Dynamic Web Templates Pasting Formatted Text with Expression Web Pasting X/HTML content with Expression Web Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 19: Site Development with Expression Web 4 — Advanced Features
    Expression Web Styles Adding Interactivity to Web Pages Creating Web Forms with Expression Web Connecting to Databases Expression Web Reports Options for Replacing Old Webbots Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 20: Site Development with Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 — Introduction
    Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Dreamweaver Layout Options Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 21: Site Development with Dreamweaver CS6 — Basic Features
    Page Layout in Dreamweaver Creating Image Maps in Dreamweaver Creating Templates in Dreamweaver Importing Content in Dreamweaver Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 22: Site Development with Dreamweaver CS6 — Advanced Features
    Rollover Images in Dreamweaver Dreamweaver Web Forms Dreamweaver Behaviors Dreamweaver Assets and Library Editing X/HTML in Dreamweaver Jump Menus in Dreamweaver Site Search Forms in Dreamweaver Adobe Exchange Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 23: Creating Web Pages Using Open-Source Tools
    Open-Source GUI Editors GUI HTML Editors vs. Text Editors Open-Source Text Editors Creating a Static Web Page Using Templates Checking Spelling Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 24: Image Editing with Adobe Fireworks CS6
    Adobe Fireworks CS6 Creating an Image Document in Fireworks Adding Text to Images in Fireworks Cropping Images in Fireworks Image Layers in Fireworks Image States in Fireworks Transparent Images in Fireworks Image Slices in Fireworks Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 25: Multimedia with Adobe Flash Professional CS6
    The History of Flash Flash Technology Features Developing with Flash Flash Shapes Color and Fills in Flash Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 26: Multimedia with Flash Professional CS6 — Timeline, Layers, Symbols and Buttons
    Flash Timeline Flash Layers Saving and Publishing Flash Movies Flash Symbols Flash Buttons Customizing the Flash Library Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 27: Multimedia with Flash Professional CS6 — Tweens
    Flash Tweens Motion Tweens in Flash Shape Tweens in Flash Tweening Text in Flash Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 28: Multimedia with Flash Professional CS6 — Movie Clips
    Flash Movie Clips Adding Sound to Flash Files Adding Flash Movies to X/HTML Files Testing for the Flash Player Plug-In Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 29: Multimedia withFlash Professional CS6 — ActionScript, Masks and Practical Uses
    Flash ActionScript Mask Layers in Flash Using SWF and SVG Files on the Web Flash and Accessibility Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 30: JavaScript and DHTML Fundamentals
    Why Script? JavaScript and Common Programming Concepts What Is JavaScript? JavaScript vs. Other Languages Embedding JavaScript into X/HTML Using JavaScript to Communicate with the User JavaScript Functions Using JavaScript for Browser Detection Dynamic HTML (DHTML) Lesson Summary Optional lab
    Lesson 31: Plug-Ins and Java Applets
    Plug-In Technology Plug-In Installation Adobe Shockwave and Flash Players Adobe Reader RealNetworks RealPlayer Rich Media Content Creating a Downloadable File Introduction to Java Java Applets Applets and Animation Applet Authoring Tools and Resources Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 32: HTTP Servers and Web Applications
    What Is an HTTP Server? Accessing Servers and Services Basic HTTP Server Administration Server-Side Technologies Web Servers and Cookies Enabling, Disabling and Deleting Cookies Setting Cookie Files XML and Web Applications Syndicated Feeds Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 33: Databases
    Web Design and Databases Database Anatomy Database Queries Database Management System (DBMS) Connecting Web Pages to Databases Database Tools, Products and Programs Lesson Summary Optional Lab
    Lesson 34: Web Site Publishing and Maintenance
    Web Site Testing Web Site Publishing Web Site Hosting Web Publishing with an FTP Client Web Publishing with Expression Web Web Publishing with Dreamweaver Comparing Web Publishing Tools Maintaining Web Sites Web Server and Web Site Security Lesson Summary Optional lab

    Hands on Activities (Live Labs)

    Overview of Web Design Concepts
    Web Development Teams
    Web Project Management Fundamentals
    Web Site Development Process
    Web Page Layout and Elements
    Web Site Usability and Accessibility
    Browsers
    Navigation Concepts
    Web Graphics
    Multimedia and the Web
    Ethical and Legal Issues in Web Development
    HTML and the Evolution of Markup
    XML and XHTML
    Web Page Structure — Tables and Framesets
    Cascading Style Sheets
    Site Content and Metadata
    Site Development with Microsoft Expression Web 4 — Introduction
    Site Development with Expression Web 4 — Basic Features
    Site Development with Expression Web 4 — Advanced Features
    Site Development with Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 — Introduction
    Site Development with Dreamweaver CS6 — Basic Features
    Site Development with Dreamweaver CS6 — Advanced Features
    Creating Web Pages Using Open-Source Tools
    Image Editing with Adobe Fireworks CS6
    Multimedia with Adobe Flash Professional CS6
    Multimedia with Flash Professional CS6 — Timeline, Layers, Symbols and Buttons
    Multimedia with Flash Professional CS6 — Tweens
    Multimedia with Flash Professional CS6 — Movie Clips
    Multimedia withFlash Professional CS6 — ActionScript, Masks and Practical Uses
    JavaScript and DHTML Fundamentals
    Plug-Ins and Java Applets
    HTTP Servers and Web Applications
    Databases
    Web Site Publishing and Maintenance

    Exam FAQs

    – What are the prerequisites for this exam?
    Here are the pre-requisite:
    – Optional: CIW Web Foundations Associate or equivalent knowledge
    – A basic understanding of Internet functionality and tools, and X/HTML

    – What is the exam registration fee?
    £199

    – Where do I take the exam?
    Pearson VUE

    – What is the format of the exam?
    The exam consists of linear, multiple choice, fill in the blank, fact-based, and situational questions.

    – How many questions are asked in the exam?
    The exam contains 70 questions.

    – What is the duration of the exam?
    75 minutes

    – What is the passing score?
    70%

    – What is the exam’s retake policy?
    Here are the retake policies:
    A 24-hour waiting period is required between the first and second attempt exam.
    – If a candidate passes a CIW exam, he will not be allowed to retake that CIW exam.
    – 30 calendar days waiting period from the date of the previous sitting before any third or subsequent sitting exam.

    – What is the validity of the certification?
    CIW certifications do not expire unless CIW changes its policy.

    – Where can I find more information about this exam?
    To know more about the 1D0-520, click here.

    – Which certification covers this exam?
    CIW Web and Mobile Design Series Certification

    – What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
    -Web Designers
    -IT Professionals
    – Internet Consultants
    – Marketing Professionals
    – Web and Graphic Artists
    – Business Professionals

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    CIW – Web Design Specialist


    Course Price

    £649.99