During this session, participants will learn how to use the Google Sites website building platform to create a simple website. They will use some commands to edit and add some images, texts, colors, maps, and hyperlinks to their website. Note that this session can be conducted on-site or on-line, and it has been tested on both.
-Google Sites platform.
Participants will be briefed about what we will be covering in this session. Introducing some general web design concepts.
1- Who we are and what we do in Studio56.
2- What is inside a Fablab (tools, machines, and zones).
3- Introduce the client letter (the purpose of the workshop).
4- What is the meaning of a website.
5- Different types of websites.
6- What we have to build today.
7- What is the meaning of Web design.
8- Which platform/software are we going to use.
Participants will build their own websites using Google Sites platform with the assistance of the instructor.
1- Sign in to Google Sites using your google account.
2- Add a new site from the theme “Event”, since the website we’ll be building is about the Qatar 2022 world cup event.
3- Introduction on the platform’s structure and user-interface.
4- Delete the extra pages from the “Pages” tap and keep the “Home” page only.
5- Select the theme of the website from the “Themes” tap.
6- Edit the title text, size, and font.
7- Change the background picture of the website to one related to the topic (Qatar 2020).
8- Remove unnecessary sections based on what you’ll be adding.
9- Add the stadium.
10- Repeat Step 9 to add a minimum of 2 stadiums.
11- Click on “preview” button, review the website, and check if it is ready to be published.
12- Click on “Publish” button to publish the website and get the link.