Course DW10

Adobe Dreamweaver CC2014: Website Development

Fee: $995 CDN + HST
Prerequisite: None
Duration: 3 days, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Compatible with Adobe Dreamweaver CC, CS6

Adobe Dreamweaver CC: Website Development is a 3-day course that provides web designers with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to build and manage professional web sites using Dreamweaver CC.

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

Course Outline

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
  • Using the CSS Designer

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
  • CSS box model
  • HTML defaults
  • Multiples, Classes and ID's
  • Formatting text
  • Formatting objects
  • CSS Overview and 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 the completed file
  • Working with CSS styles panel
  • Working with type
  • Using images for graphical effects
  • Creating new CSS rules
  • Creating an interactive menu
  • Modifying hyperlink behaviour
  • Creating faux columns
  • Moving rules to an external style sheets
  • Creating style sheets for other media

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 the completed file
  • Creating and styling text
  • Creating and styling tables
  • Spell checking webpages
  • 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 to insert images
  • Inserting non-web file types
  • Working with Photoshop Smart Objects
  • Copying and pasting images from Fireworks and 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
  • 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 a completed file
  • Adding web animation to a page
  • Adding web video to a 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

 

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OnSite or Private Course:

If you are interested in this course we offer it as a private onsite class for groups of 4 or more.... Complete our Request for Onsite Quotation Form. We will contact you to arrange a class date that is suitable to you; or, call us at 1-877-246-3436 to learn more about scheduling options.

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Disclaimer

Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.

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