NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Jun 12, 2024  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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INET 2650 - Content Management Systems

This course examines the basics of a websites created using content management systems, an extremely flexible and scalable technology used for making websites that need database functionality and constant content updates. Students learn, through hands-on projects, how to install, configure, and manage a content management systems (CMS). In addition, students program various components using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP to customize and extend a CMS to meet specific needs or business requirements for a particular project.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

INET 2000 Web Programming I and INET 2010 Data Driven Websites, with a C or better

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of INET 2650 Content Management Systems, the student will:

  1. configure a web server, MySQL server and PHP to host a CMS.
  2. create user accounts with appropriate permissions and roles.
  3. Install basic CMS security components.
  4. create menus, articles and special pages using the CMS administrative tools.
  5. create customized page layouts.
  6. integrate new functionality through approved CMS hooks.
  7. compare webhosting and domain name services for a web site.
  8. differentiate between GPL, LGPL, and BSD licenses.
  9. observe copyright laws and restrictions.

Program Outcomes
Web Development AAS

PO#3 Demonstrate a working knowledge of how to create, modify, query and maintain databases.

PO#5 Use fundamental skills to manage a site hosted on a content management system.

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