Adobe Dreamweaver Hands-On
What You'll Learn
If you want a solid start in web design with a visual editor, this Adobe Dreamweaver class emphasizes best practices and understanding the code behind the scenes. You'll learn both software and web design principles in one intensive day.
We'll start with an introduction to Dreamweaver's interface and setting up your website, working with HTML, links, and graphics. Then we'll start learning how to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for professional website layout. We'll also cover Dreamweaver's time-saving template and publishing features, including setting up your site online.
I. Introduction to Dreamweaver
- The Interface
- Defining a Local Site
- File System Best Practices
- Preview in Browser
II. Creating a Web Page with HTML Structure
- HTML Tags and Basic Formatting
- Link Paths
- Creating Links
IV. Working with Graphics
- Overview of Graphic Usage Techniques
- Placing Graphics on the Page
- Properties of Graphics, ALT text
V. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
- CSS Overview
- The CSS Styles Panel
- Types of Style Rules: Tag, .Class, #ID, Compound
- Useful CSS Properties
- External Style Sheets
VI. Page Layout
- Layout Overview
- Premade CSS Layouts
- Walk-through: Creating a CSS Based Layout
VII. Using Libraries and Templates
- Library Items
- Remote Site Definition Settings
- Connecting to a Remote Site and Uploading/Synchronizing
IX. Links and Resources
Presented in Adobe Creative Cloud, but most of what is taught will apply to earlier versions of the program.
Who Should Take This
Visually-oriented individuals who have taken Fundamentals of Web Design or have equivalent understanding of web technology.
BDA Members: $249.00
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It's a lot of material to cram into a one day session, but I left the class with a good mindset for working in the Dreamweaver environment.BrianRead All Comments