This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create and integrate, a website into an open-source content management system.

Unit details

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - research and evaluate client requirements; - create a content management system (CMS) powered website using an open-source solution, and; - validate the CMS against the standards set by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - define "content management system" and describe its purpose; - explain mark-up language and its associated standards; - outline server-side language and security techniques; - discuss web accessibility; - evaluate a content management system (front and backend) in commonly used browsers, and; - outline W3C standards and their application to website development.

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