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CP5637 - Content Management Systems

[Not offered in 2015]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

In this subject, students will learn about Web-based Content Management Systems (CMS), and use them to develop websites. Students will review CMS tools and technologies and evaluate them in terms of client requirements. Students will develop sites using front-end (client-side) and back-end (server-side) programming while considering issues of interface and user experience design, accessibility and Web standards. Students will develop plugins or extensions that integrate with existing systems to extend their functionality.

Learning Outcomes

  • Appraise the role of content management technologies to organise and present web content;
  • Create and deploy websites using content management systems, including creating and editing content, creating custom templates or themes, and performing site management;
  • Examine installation and maintenance considerations for modern websites;
  • Extend the functionality of content management systems with Web programming.
CP3300 CP3403

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