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Dreamweaver CS5 Course

Dreamweaver CS5 Course

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Dreamweaver CS5 Course

3 Sessions -
8 Hours of Interactive Training

Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS5 software empowers designers and developers to build standards-based Web sites with confidence. Design visually or directly in code, develop pages with content management systems, and accurately test browser compatibility thanks to integration with Adobe® BrowserLab®, a new Adobe® CS Live® online service. CS Live services are complimentary for a limited time. In this course expert Debbie Berg will walk you step-by-step through all of the features and functions of Dreamweaver CS5 all the while preparing you for the ACA Web Communication Using Dreamweaver CS5 certification. Learn to import any FLV file directly into Dreamweaver and quickly integrate a player skin of your choosing. Test your pages in Adobe BrowserLab on multiple browsers and operating systems. Get a jump on creating standards-based Web pages with updated CSS-based starter pages. All these new features and much more are covered in LearnKey's Dreamweaver CS5 course.

Benefits
  • Learn to import any FLV file directly into Dreamweaver and quickly integrate a player skin of your choosing
  • Test your pages in Adobe BrowserLab on multiple browsers and operating systems
  • Get a jump on creating standards-based Web pages with updated CSS-based starter pages

About The Author
Debbie Berg is a web designer and the owner of WebDeb Productions, Inc. She has been designing web sites since 1996. Berg is also an instructor and a keynote speaker and has trained thousands of individuals and hundreds of corporations on web-related topics since 1997. Berg holds a bachelor's degree in technical writing from the University of South Florida and when not training others, she's designing web sites for clients throughout the U.S. Debbie currently holds Dreamweaver and Photoshop CS6 certifications.

Session 1

Section A: Introduction

  • Starting Dreamweaver
  • Interface Overview
  • Panels
  • Docking/Undocking
  • Collapse to Icons
  • Document Toolbar
  • Standard Toolbar
  • Style Rendering Toolbar
  • Tabbed Document View
  • Property Inspector
  • Status Bar

Section B: Planning and Preparation

  • Web Site Goals
  • Target Audience
  • Site Mapping
  • Screen Resolution
  • Target Window Layout
  • Defining a Web Site

Section C: Web Design Essentials

  • File Management
  • Creating, Renaming, and Deleting Files
  • Page Titles
  • Page Properties

Section D: Text Formatting and Structure

  • HTML Text Formatting
  • Using Lists
  • HTML Character Formatting
  • Spell Check
  • Importing Text
  • Clean Up Imported Text HTML
  • Importing Tabular Data

Section E: Links

  • Creating Text Links
  • Point to File Method
  • Inserting Hyperlinks
  • Absolute Links
  • Previewing Links
  • Image Links
  • Email Links
  • Image Map
  • Named Anchors
  • Linking to Named Anchors

Section F: Working with Images

  • File Size vs. Image Quality
  • GIF
  • JPEG
  • PNG
  • Background Images
  • Background Images via HTML
  • Background Images via CSS
  • Foreground Images
  • Using the Insert Panel
  • Editing Images
  • Native Photoshop Images

Section G: XHTML

  • XHTML Defined
  • DocTypes
  • Specifying DocTypes
  • Code View vs. Design View
  • Quick Tag Editor
  • Using the Tag Selector
  • Adding HTML Head Tags
  • Clean Up XHTML

Session 2

Section A: Templates

  • Save as Template
  • Creating Editable Regions
  • Optional Regions
  • Create Page from Template
  • Repeating Regions
  • Resolving Inconsistent Region Names
  • Adding Table Content
  • Repeating Table Controls
  • Updating Templates and Pages

Section B: CSS Essentials

  • CSS Defined
  • Selector Types
  • Class Selector
  • ID Selector
  • Tag Selector
  • Compound Selector
  • Code Navigator

Section C: Working with CSS

  • Embedded vs. External Style Locations
  • Exporting Styles
  • Attaching Style Sheets
  • Edit Styles with Inspect Mode
  • Enable CSS

Section D: AP Elements

  • AP Divs Defined
  • Tracing Images
  • Drawing AP Elements
  • Inserting AP Divs
  • Modifying AP Divs
  • Applying CSS Properties to AP Divs
  • Converting AP Divs to Tables

Section E: Working with Tables

  • Inserting Tables
  • Formatting Tables using HTML
  • Inserting Rows and Columns
  • Formatting Table Cells
  • Formatting Tables using CSS
  • Expanded Tables Mode

Session 3

Section A: Working with Forms

  • Inserting Forms
  • Text Fields
  • Text Field Properties
  • Checkboxes
  • Checkbox Properties
  • Radio Buttons
  • Drop-Down Menus
  • Text Area
  • Submit Button
  • Submit Form Action
  • Image Field
  • Form Testing

Section B: Interactivity

  • Adding Flash Content
  • SWF Properties
  • Flash Video
  • Adding Sound
  • Adding Video

Section C: Behaviors

  • Rollover Images
  • Open Browser Window
  • Event Actions
  • Check Plugin Behavior
  • Adding Spry Effects

Section D: Productivity

  • Creating and Applying Effects
  • The History Panel
  • Library Items
  • Editing Library Items
  • Using Find and Replace

Section E: Site Publishing

  • Web Publishing Essentials
  • Managing Servers
  • Local Network Connection
  • Upload to Remote Server
  • Synchronizing
  • Cloaking Files

Section F: Site Management and Collaboration

  • Using BrowserLab
  • Design Notes
  • Viewing Design Notes
  • File Check-Out
  • Checking Out Files
  • Checking In Files
  • Workflow Reports
  • HTML Reports