Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Course

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Course Overview

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 is the industry-leading web authoring program. Whether you create websites for a living or plan to create one for your own business, Dreamweaver offers all the tools you need to get professional-quality results.
Job Profile

Web Designer, Web Developers, Graphic Designers

 

Course Outline

 

1 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

2 HTML BASICS
What is HTML?
Where did HTML begin?
Writing your own HTML code
Frequently used HTML 4 codes
Introducing HTML 5
3 CSS BASICS
What is CSS?
HTML vs. CSS formatting
CSS box model
HTML defaults

Formatting text
Formatting objects
Multiples, classes, and IDs, oh my!

CSS4 overview and support

4 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
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

5 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

6 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

7 WORKING WITH TEXT, LISTS, AND TABLES
Previewing a completed file
Creating and styling text

Creating and styling tables

Spell checking webpages

Finding and replacing text
8 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 Photoshop
Inserting images by drag and drop
Optimizing images with the Property inspector

9 WORKING WITH NAVIGATION
Hyperlink basics
Previewing your completed file
Creating internal hyperlinks
Creating an image-based link
Creating an external link
Setting up e-mail links
Targeting page elements
Inserting Spry menu bars
Checking your page

10 ADDING INTERACTIVITY
Learning about Dreamweaver behaviors
Previewing a completed file
Working with Dreamweaver behaviors
Working with Spry Accordion widgets

11 WORKING WITH ANIMATION AND VIDEO

Understanding web animation and video

Previewing the completed file

Adding web animation to a page

Adding web video to a page

 

12 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

13 WORKING WITH ONLINE DATA
Working with dynamic content
Previewing the completed fi le
Using HTML and XML data
Choosing a server model
Configuring a local web server
Setting up a testing server
Building database applications

14 BUILDING DYNAMIC PAGES WITH DATA
Building pages with PHP
Creating a master/detail page set
Creating a detail page

15 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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