Developing a fully dynamic website is a complex and time taking process. It requires deep knowledge and experience in HTML, CSS, Client/Server side scripting language, Database Management, etc. in addition to time and cost. But, clients & companies want rapid development to reduce labour hours and costs. So, how is it possible? Open Source CMS is there to solve this. Joomla and Wordpress which are the most popular PHP CMS today, provide great management of website with less effort. Using CMS (Content Management System) one can manage the whole website through an administrator panel. First sessions in this course are allocated to build up your knowledge of HTML, CSS, Java Script, PHP, Mysql, Apache web server to equip you to work with CMS.

What will you do in live project work?

We provide you a Domain name and hosting account for online testing. We have a list of Joomla CMS projects or you can come up with your own site. In the live project work you set up Joomla CMS to server, install Joomla theme, set the global configuration of website, customize them according to requirements, add menu system and articles, work with plugins, modules and components, design articles, link to menu, manage users (user rights management), make the site SEO friendly, include social media widgets in website, process to purchase a domain and hosting, create FTP accounts, upload Joomla on hosting server, test the site performance, check the Website Ranking on Google

Programme Content:

Fundamentals of Computer Networks, Web Technologies, Working With Photoshop, Basic HTML,Java script and CSS, PHP, MYSQL Database, Joomla CMS, WordPress, Publish on the Internet Download Brochure

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Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Short Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Programme duration :
10 days(Saturday 8.00am –4.30pm)
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Computer Science
Those who are interested in designing and developing a website. Each participant should have the fundamental knowledge on using a computer and the usage of the Internet and email
start date for Applications :
15th October 2019 - (Limited to 20 students)First-come, first-served basis
Application Closing Date :
01st February 2020
Commencing Date of the programme :
01st February 2020

How to apply

  • Application & University paying slip can be obtained from the Computer Science Laboratory of the Dept. of Computer Science (Block 07) on Weekdays and Saturday. Course fee, Rs. 20000 can be paid to the University shrof counter. More details on 0773883593


    Course fee for a student will be Rs. 20,000. Expected intake is 20 students per batch.
    This Short programme is conducted by the department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences. Download Brochure for more details Contact the coordinator, Mr. Duminda de Silva.
    Address :
    Computer Science Laboratory, Block 07 - Carpark upstairs, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.
    Contact :
    0112881145, 0773883593
    Email :
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