Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2023  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog
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TECH 274 - Web Content Management Systems and Strategy

An introduction to Content Management Systems (CMS) for the web with a focus on content strategy. Course topics include strategy, types of CMS, the use and customization of plug-ins and add-ons, as well as building themes and dynamic content for cross-platform delivery. Students will learn how to audit content for a website, choose an appropriate CMS, and convert a static design into a dynamic CMS-powered site. No programming experience is required, although knowledge of a modern web programming language is helpful. Knowledge of HTML and CSS is assumed. PREREQUISITE(S):  TECH 272  or consent of department. Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Evaluate client needs, assess a variety of CMS and select an appropriate system to fulfill such needs.
  • Perform efficient and accurate data migration.
  • Effectively use and customize templates.
  • Conduct a site content audit.
  • Convert a static design into a dynamic CMS-powered site.
  • Effectively use and customize plugins.

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