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Building Dynamic Websites

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Building Dynamic Websites

Want to learn how to make a dynamic website for a personal or research project? Using a Content Management System (CMS), such as Drupal or WordPress, can allow you to publish your content in a manageable way. These reliable and secure CMS's are built on the PHP programming language and power millions of applications and websites. Learn the basics of creating a blog or a website with ease.

Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS is recommended for working with a CMS, but will not be required for this workshop. Participants will leave with a beginner level of knowledge in building websites using a CMS.

It is recommended participants have a development server capable of running PHP and MySQL, such as XAMPP.

This workshop is part of the Using Programming and Code for Research series for for anyone who wants to get started or learn more about use programming languages like Python, R, or other applications. These tools can help you to collect, manipulate, clean, analyze, and visualize research data or automate many repetitive tasks. If you need personalized assistance with a data analysis, programming, or coding project, consider booking a consultation with one of our librarian-experts. Learn more about our services for programming and coding and for working with data.

This workshop is part of the Visualizing Data and Presenting Your Research series for those looking for creative and effective ways to communicate their research findings to wide audience. Workshops focus on the tools for visual communication using maps, images, research posters, podcasts, video, etc. If you need personalized assistance with a data visualization project, consider booking a consultation with one of our librarian-experts. Learn more about our services for digital storytelling and multimedia and working with data.

All sessions are free to GW students, faculty, staff, and alumni. GW has an institutional commitment to ensuring that all of our programs and events are accessible for all individuals. If you require any accommodations to participate in this event, please contact libraryevents@gwu.edu at least 72 business hours (3 business days) prior to the event.