Dreamweaver Essentials

Get the most out of Dreamweaver and web design!
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  • Contents Video: 10.5 hours
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  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2012 English

Course Description

Dreamweaver—The go-to web design tool for creative professionals. Expert video trainer, artist, and designer Geoff Blake introduces you to the world of Dreamweaver and web design in this monster 10-plus hour training course, packed with tricks, techniques, and hands-on tasks—made specially to be an easy, non-jargonny approach for Dreamweaver CS3 and CS4 users.

Master key concepts and explore the array of possibilities, particularly in the world of Cascading Style Sheets with Geoff Blake as your guide. You’ll not only learn the secrets and master the techniques, but you’re sure to have a whole lot of fun along the way!

What are the requirements?

  • Basic computer skills

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, you'll be able to use Dreamweaver confidently.

What is the target audience?

  • New users or those upgrading from an older version

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Hello and Welcome
Preview
01:27
Ten Ton Dreamweaver Essentials Project Files
5.2 MB
Section 2: Web Design Fundamentals
HTML Fundamentals
17:47
CSS Fundamentals
14:51
Three Challenges In Web Design, Pt 1
Preview
04:41
Three Challenges In Web Design, Pt 2
05:25
Dreamweaver's Role In Web Design
02:46
Section 3: Working in the Dreamweaver Interface
Getting Started in Dreamweaver
05:17
The Dreamweaver CS3 Interface
07:12
The Dreamweaver CS4 Interface
03:12
Customizing Dreamweaver's Interface
02:59
Using Dreamweaver's History Panel
02:21
Working with the Snippets Panel
02:20
Exploring Other Panels
01:03
Fast Selecting with the Tag Selector
02:46
Saving Dreamweaver Workspaces
01:48
Viewing Code in Dreamweaver
08:36
Understanding Code Visually
03:11
Section 4: Managing Websites in Dreamweaver
Defining A New Site
08:27
Managing Multiple Sites
03:15
Arranging File Structure
11:47
Setting Up Index Files
04:32
Uploading Files
06:46
Using the Assets Panel
04:28
Task #1: Define Your Own Site in Dreamweaver
01:43
Section 5: Adding Text and Page Structure
Sample File Layout Tour & Free Resources
06:33
Inserting Structural Headings
11:09
Creating Numbered and Bulleted Lists and Sublists
03:00
Inserting Special Characters
06:56
Horizontal Rules & Property Inspector Limitations
03:33
Previewing in Web Browsers, Adding Browsers, Online Browser Resources
07:16
Section 6: Getting Started with CSS
Creating & Applying a Basic Style in Dreamweaver CS3
07:18
Creating & Applying a Basic Style in Dreamweaver CS4
04:54
Two Methods For Applying Styles & Understanding the Background Code
06:04
Editing Styles Using the CSS Styles Panel
07:46
Introducing the CSS Rule Definition Dialog Box
05:26
Section 7: Going Further with CSS
The Three Fundamental CSS Rule Types
06:10
About The Two Types Of Style Sheets
Preview
05:13
Creating CSS Class Rules
05:42
Adding A Border And Padding To A Class
03:51
The Cranial Stuff: The CSS Box Model And How Widths Are Measured In CSS
05:30
Using The Box Model To Create A Class Sidebar
11:00
Controlling HTML With CSS…With Redefined HTML Tags
07:08
Work Even Faster By Duplicating Styles
01:39
Redefining The Page Text
03:44
Redefining Bulleted Or Numbered Lists
04:51
Creating Styles In Dreamweaver CS4
06:52
Task #2: Think You’re So Big? Try Creating This CSS Rule!
02:33
Technique #1: Simple Typography Control With CSS!
05:14
Technique #2: Alright, Now For Advanced CSS Typography!
10:40
Section 8: Managing Internal and External Style Sheets
Moving Internal Styles to an External Style Sheet
04:43
Disconnecting and Reconnecting an External Style Sheet
03:13
Editing Rules within an External Style Sheet
05:34
Editing Style Sheets Without Dreamweaver
02:59
Moving Styles Between Style Sheets
05:24
Working Faster with External Style Sheets
04:27
External Style Sheets with Dreamweaver CS4
02:25
Section 9: Working With Tables
Table Basics in Dreamweaver
08:23
Inserting Content and Table Oddities
09:33
Selecting Table Components
02:09
Traditional Table Formatting
04:30
Using CSS to Control Table Formatting
08:18
Section 10: Inserting Images
Understanding Graphics in Web Design
09:56
Inserting & Formatting Images
15:34
Controlling Images with CSS
04:17
Dreamweaver's Image Editing Commands
06:26
Editing Images Outside of Dreamweaver
08:42
Setting Background Images
11:50
Using Smart Objects with Dreamweaver CS4
05:09
Technique #3: Using Images for Typography
09:05
Technique #4: From Illustrator to Photoshop to Dreamweaver
Preview
04:57
Technique #5: Soft-Edged Transparency with PNGs
13:33
Section 11: Creating Hyperlinks
Creating Links From Text & Images
08:37
Linking to Other Websites
03:48
Linking to an Email Address
03:57
Linking to PDFs & Other Files
02:22
Linking to A Specific Location on a Page
04:31
Creating Image Maps
04:17
Hyperlink Formatting with CSS
05:26
Technique #6: Creating Rollover Buttons with CSS
13:02
Technique #7: Site Rollout: From a Single-Page to a Multi-Page Website
10:06
Task#3 Design Your Page Layout
01:58
Section 12: Traditional Page Layout with Tables
Setting Up a Basic Layout Structure
07:38
Refining the Layout with Nested Tables
07:15
Inserting the Layout's Images & Text
02:52
Further Layout Refinement
11:40
Section 13: Modern Page Layout with Divs
Getting Started with Divs
11:50

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