Adobe Dreamweaver: Website Development

Duration: 3 Days

Objectives

Adobe Dreamweaver Website Development is a three day course that provides web designers with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to build and manage professional web sites using Dreamweaver.

Pre-requisites

None other than basic IT competency.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Introducing Adobe Dreamweaver: Website Development

  • Course objectives
  • Static page architecture
  • Understanding web technology

Getting Started

  • Introduction to Dreamweaver
  • Dreamweaver Interface Basics
  • Defining a local site; Creating a website
  • Using Live View to test and edit your pages
  • Device preview
  • Workspaces

Adding Content to a Site

  • Adding content
  • Controlling document structure
  • Making lists
  • Horizontal Rules
  • Adding special characters

Formatting Text with CSS

  • Formatting text
  • Introducing Cascading Style Sheets
  • Creating styles
  • Creating new CSS rules in the properties panel
  • Exporting CSS rule definitions
  • Creating class styles and advanced styles
  • Creating, attaching and displaying external style sheets
  • Cascading order and inheritance of styles
  • CSS Designer Panel
  • Adding Media Queries

Working with Graphics

  • Graphics on web pages
  • Placing graphics on the page
  • Photoshop integration
  • Modifying image properties
  • Editing images
  • Customising the Insert bar
  • Adding Flash content
  • Adding Flash Video
  • Adding video
  • Edge web fonts
  • Adding Edge Animate content

Navigating Your Site

  • Adding links
  • Adding anchors
  • Adding e-mail links
  • Linking from images
  • Working with related files
  • Working in Live View
  • Linking styles with CSS

Designing a Page with CSS

  • Inserting DIV tags
  • Using the rulers and guides
  • Using the zoom and hand tool
  • Adding CSS to a layer
  • Using CSS Inspect Mode
  • Troubleshooting using CSS inspection tools
  • Selecting specific elements on a page
  • Using visual aids for DIV tags
  • Attaching external style sheets
  • Attaching style sheets for print
  • Using style rendering for screen and print
  • Adding tables
  • Importing tabular data
  • Using the code navigator

Using Libraries and Templates

  • Creating library items
  • Placing and editing library items
  • Detaching library items
  • Creating templates
  • Defining editable regions
  • Modifying templates
  • Applying templates to a page

Creating Forms

  • Creating forms
  • Form processing
  • Adding JavaScript

Testing, Uploading and Maintenance

  • Site testing
  • Maintaining files
  • Connecting to a remote site
  • Synchronising files

This course is available as a private or customised course. Contact us for further information and to customise this course to your exact requirements:

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