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Code, Build & Launch your own Website

September 30 @ 9:00 am October 4 @ 2:00 pm Nimbin NSW

Code, Design & Launch your own Website, Nimbin Youth

About this workshop

  • 5 days of practical youth workshops 30th Sept – 4th Oct 2024
  • Free for young people aged 12-19
  • 9:00am – 2:00pm at Nimbin Community Centre
  • Snacks & refreshments provided
  • Limited places available!

Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn how to code, design and launch their own live website online!  We will be teaching:

  • The essentials of launching a website, including how to register domains and setup hosting.
  • The WordPress platform and how to work with themes and plugins.
  • Web design fundamentals, including navigation, coding and content.
  • Adding and editing content on a website.

Young people will get to choose what website they want to launch, including the domain name.


  • Participants must be within the ages of 12 – 19 years old, and be residing in the Northern Rivers region of NSW.
  • Participants should have a general knowledge of how to use a computer, and how to use the internet.
  • Experience with coding or websites is not required, however some ability to grasp technical concepts will be useful for participants.
  • Participants will need to bring their own lunch, or money to purchase their own lunch.


  • Participants will need access to a computer, ideally a laptop, PC or Mac. Tablets such as iPads are not suitable for this workshop.
  • A limited number of computers will be available to borrow at no cost, which you can request in your registration.
  • Participants will also need:
    • An up-to-date internet browser, such as Chrome or Safari.
    • Access to an email address, such as Gmail or Outlook.
    • A computer/laptop with wireless connection, so they can connect to our Wi-Fi.
    • A computer mouse is helpful but not compulsory.

Website Details

All necessary website fees are covered for 12 months.

  • Each participant will be provided the essentials for launching their own website, including:
    • A free domain name for 12 months.   Domains containing .com.au will require an ABN.
    • A free hosting account for 12 months.
    • Free installation of the WordPress foundation and essential plugins.
  • After 12 months, participants may choose to renew their domain registration and hosting for a fee.
    • Domains can cost approx $10-$20/year.
    • Hosting can cost from $10/month.
  • After 12 months, websites will get automatically deleted if not renewed and paid for.

What type of website can I code, design and launch?

  • Online blogs, journals, magazines, folios, news websites are suitable projects to launch in this workshop.
  • Websites with text, images, graphics, photography and video are all suitable.
  • Business websites are suitable to launch, however this introductory workshop will not be focussing on e-commerce, shopping carts or payments.
  • Participants may choose to work solo, or partner with fellow participants on a group website together.

Nimbin Youth supported by NSW Government, Nimbin Neighbourhood Centre, Remote Village