GCET SBC: Web-Design SIG



IEEE GCET SB took an initiative to enhance skills and knowledge of their students in the field of Web Development and as its result they initiated SIG on bootstrap and WordPress. After successfully organising first workshop on Web Development series in July, 2016, IEEE GCET SB came with a two day SIG on ‘Bootstrap and WordPress’ on 15th and 16th February, 2017 at GCET.

Whole workshop was conducted by:

Vishvam Thakkar, (3rd year CP) and

Yash Mehta (3rd year IT), GCET.

Total 15 students took keen interest and participated in the SIG.

The whole program was comprised of following 2 sessions.

Both these sessions were carried out along with practical implementations.

  1. Session I – Basics of WordPress
  1. Session II – Introduction Bootstrap

Both these sessions were carried out along with practical implementations.

15th February

On first day, the first session of SIG about ‘WordPress’ commenced at 5:30pm in GCET Premises.


This workshop was primarily focus on understanding the key concepts, best practices an inside of WordPress. Vishvam Thakkar gave an Introduction about the WordPress. WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Practical implementation for the same was carried out step by step. Which was then followed by some details of plug-ins. The first day of workshop ended at 7:030pm with end of first session with lots of fundamental knowledge about the Topic.

16th February

SESSION II: Bootstrap

The second session was commenced by Yash Mehta giving an introduction about Bootstrap. Bootstrap is a free and open-source front-end web framework for designing websites and web applications. First, he gave basic knowledge about HTML and CSS along with its real-time application.

The content disseminated was technically sound and it was helpful as it was more hands-on oriented rather than theory. At the end, the participants gave positive feedback about the SIG and showed overwhelming desire to take part in further such workshops and SIGs.