ADOBE DREAMWEAVER CC

Description

This course provides web designers with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to build and manage professional web sites using Dreamweaver.

Audience

This course is for people new to web design and development and want to use Dreamweaver to build intuitive, attractive and accessible web sites.

COURSES AVAILABLE

Course Outline | Adobe Dreamweaver CC — Website Development

GETTING STARTED

  • Setting up the workspace
  • Finding Dreamweaver information
  • Additional resources

CUSTOMIZING YOUR WORKSPACE

  • Touring the workspace
  • Switching and splitting views
  • Working with panels
  • Selecting a workspace layout
  • Adjusting toolbars
  • Personalizing preferences
  • Creating custom keyboard shortcuts
  • Using the Property inspector

HTML BASICS

  • What is HTML?
  • Where did HTML begin?
  • Writing your own HTML code
  • Frequently used HTML 4 codes
  • Introducing HTML5

CSS BASICS

  • What is CSS?
  • HTML VS. CSS formatting
  • HTML defaults
  • CSS box model
  • Formatting text
  • Formatting objects
  • Multiples, classes, and IDs
  • CSS3 overview and browser support

CREATING A PAGE LAYOUT

  • Web design basics
  • Working with thumbnails and wireframes
  • Defining a Dreamweaver site
  • Using the Welcome screen
  • Previewing your completed file
  • Modifying an existing CSS layout
  • Adding a background image to the header
  • Inserting new components
  • Changing element alignment
  • Modifying the page width and background color
  • Modifying existing content and formatting
  • Inserting an image placeholder
  • Inserting placeholder text
  • Modifying the footer
  • Checking browser compatibility

WORKING WITH CASCADING STYLE SHEETS

  • Previewing a completed file
  • Working with the CSS Styles panel
  • Working with type
  • Using images for graphical effects
  • Creating new CSS rules
  • Creating an interactive menu
  • Modifying hyperlink behavior
  • Creating faux columns
  • Moving rules to an external style sheet
  • Creating style sheets for other media types

WORKING WITH TEMPLATES

  • Previewing completed files
  • Creating a template from an existing layout
  • Inserting editable regions
  • Producing child pages
  • Updating a template
  • Using Library items
  • Using server-side includes

WORKING WITH TEXT, LISTS, AND TABLES

  • Previewing a completed file
  • Creating and styling text
  • Creating and styling tables
  • Spell checking web pages
  • Finding and replacing text

WORKING WITH IMAGES

  • Reviewing web image basics
  • Previewing the completed file
  • Inserting an image
  • Adjusting image positions with CSS classes
  • Working with the Insert panel
  • Using Adobe Bridge
  • Inserting non-web file types
  • Working with Photoshop Smart Objects
  • Copying and pasting images from Photoshop
  • Inserting images by drag and drop
  • Optimizing images with the Property inspector

WORKING WITH NAVIGATION

  • Hyperlink basics
  • Previewing your completed file
  • Creating internal hyperlinks
  • Creating an image-based link
  • Creating an external link
  • Setting up email links
  • Targeting page elements
  • Inserting Spry menu bars
  • Inserting Spry menu bars
  • Checking your page

ADDING INTERACTIVITY

  • Learning about Dreamweaver behaviors
  • Previewing a completed file
  • Working with Dreamweaver behaviors
  • Working with Spry Accordion Widgets

WORKING WITH WEB ANIMATION AND VIDEO

  • Understanding web animation and video
  • Previewing the completed file
  • Adding web animation to a page
  • Adding web video to a page

Course Outline | Adobe Dreamweaver CC — Website Development

WORKING WITH FORMS

  • Previewing a completed file
  • Learning about forms
  • Adding a form to a page
  • Inserting text form elements
  • Inserting checkboxes
  • Creating radio buttons
  • Working with lists
  • Adding a submit button
  • Specifying a form action
  • Emailing form data
  • Styling forms

WORKING WITH ONLINE DATA

  • Working with dynamic content
  • Previewing the completed file
  • Using HTML and XMl data
  • Choosing a server model
  • Configuring a local web server
  • Setting up a testing server
  • An introduction to building database applications

BUILDING DYNAMIC PAGES WITH DATA

  • Building pages with PHP
  • Creating a master/detail page set
  • Creating a detail page

PUBLISHING TO THE WEB

  • Defining a remote site
  • Cloaking folders and files
  • Wrapping things up
  • Putting your site online
  • Synchronizing local and remote sites