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Dreamweaver CC Essentials

Skill Level 1

$575 • two days (12 hours)
meets 9:30am–4:30pm

Not currently scheduled, but available for custom training upon request

Class Description

Navin was very clear in conveying concepts and applications - offering great analogies. Great class!Good pace and structure of content.
Dreamweaver student

In this class, we'll combine Dreamweaver's different views of our pages (looking at both code and design) to create a fully functioning website by the end of the course. You'll even be able to bring it home with you! Some basic HTML experience is very useful, but we'll also cover some of those basics in class.

what we cover—in detail

(always customized for the students in attendance)

  • Some fundamental Web Terminology
  • Understanding Web Standards and the separation of content from presentation (xhtml from css)
  • Naming Conventions
  • A glimpse at our resource pool
Interface Basics:
  • The Welcome Screen
  • The Insert Bar
  • The Property Inspector
  • The Document Window and Toolbar
  • Dreamweaver Panels
  • The Preferences Window
Learning about Site Control:
  • Defining a Site
  • File Management
  • Path Structure
  • Adding Content to your folder structure
  • Creating Sitemaps
Creating Web Pages & Page Layout:
  • Document Type Declarations
  • Inserting Images
  • Inserting Text
  • Adding Metatags
  • Creating Links
  • Working with Tables
  • Inserting Flash and other media content
Understanding and Working with Cascading Stylesheets (CSS):
  • Why CSS? Fine control
  • Working with linked, embedded, and inline stylesheets
  • Adding CSS via the Page Properties window
  • Working with selectors
  • Using the Style Panel
  • CSS Typography
  • Margins and Padding: Understanding the Box Model
  • Alignment
  • Working with and styling lists
Site Building:
  • Layout and working with Dreamweaver's existing basic templates
  • Creating the markup
  • Writing an internal stylesheet
  • Moving the stylesheet
  • Creating Navigation
  • Basic Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Checking Links Sitewide
  • Validating your markup
  • Uploading the site
  • Creating a Template
  • Creating Pages from Template
  • Looking at Site Reports
  • Working collaboratively: Using check in/check out
Publishing & Site Management:
  • Setting up hosting server
  • Running site reports
  • Using Cloaking
  • Site synchronization
  • Sitewide link check
  • Site validation & browser checks
  • SEO tips

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This (and all of our classes) requires basic computer skills

This is a "Level 1" class. That means:

Level 1: For students new to the software or skill being taught, or with broad gaps in knowledge, but familiar with the concepts under discussion

Prerequites: Required class(es) or equivalent experience:

Not currently scheduled, but available for custom training upon request


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