Web developers use code (computer language) to build websites and execute programming (tell computers what to do).
VIRTUAL JOB SHADOW
Welcome to your first day on the job! Watch this video to see a day in the life of a Web Developer.
Of course, the first step in becoming a web developer is learning how to code! But if you want to see what it is like first, there are many different website-making tools that do not require coding skills. Here are two of the most popular to get started with:
- WordPress (35% of ALL websites on the internet are WordPress websites, including Career In STEM!)
It’s super easy to get started. Just pick one of the website development platforms above, and get going!
You can create a website for pretty much anything – your sports team, to advertise a play you are in, to raise awareness about an issue you are passionate about – anything!
When you have a draft of your website created, share the link to it in the Student Showcase to build your resume!