Website Development and Management
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Veebisaidi arendus ja haldus
Course title in English
Website Development and Management
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
Assessment form
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
Vanessa Vorteil (eesti keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
The objective of the course is to introduce different CMS (Content Management System) and their possibilities and to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills for planning, building, launching and managing a website.
Brief description of the course
Choosing and registering domain name.
Web hosting providers.
Indentifying website requirements and process documentation.
Taking into account website security.
Comparing CMS (e.g Joomla, Wordpress, Drupal, Saurus) that are used in Estonia based on different aspects (e.g multilingual, plugins, support, responsive design).
Installing and configuring CMS.
Installing and modifying templates.
Template licenses and options.
Planning content creation, analysing competitors and SEO.
Search engines comparison. Analytics.
Launching a website, legal aspects and management.
Creating user manual.
Independent work
During the course every student must submit individual and group assignment (s), demonstrating the ability and skill of planning, building, launching and managing a website.
Learning outcomes in the course
The student will know:
How to choose suitable domain name and web hosting provider.
How to find out website requirements.
How to create a plan and analyze existing web sites.
How to select the most appropriate CMS
How to install it and appropriate ready-made design, to which, if necessary, makes some modifications.
How to create a website content taking into account search engine optimization.
How to document whole process of creating a web site, taking into account the legal and security aspects.
How to create a manual for managing a website after website launches.
Assessment methods
Vanessa Vorteil
Study literature
Loengumaterjalid kursuse blogis.
.ee domeenireeglid - Eesti Interneti SA
Wordpress dokumentatsioon -
Joomla dokumentatsioon -
Drupal dokumentatsioon -
Google Analytics dokumentatsioon -
Replacement literature
Ei saa läbida vaid asenduskirjanduse alusel