Dreamweaver CC - Website Development

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Adobe Dreamweaver CC is the all-in-one visual development tool for creating, publishing, and managing websites and mobile content. In this course, you will learn on how to build web sites and incorporate website-management practices. You will learn techniques on creating new documents and web pages from starter pages and add various types of content such as text, images, and links.

Participants will also learn on the best practices of maintaining a website by harnessing the usage of templates and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Finally, users will also learn on uploading the site to a web-server.

Getting started with Dreamweaver

  • Planning and designing a website
  • Defining a local site
  • Defining editable regions in templates
  • Saving and creating a template

Adding and Structuring Text

  • Controlling document structure
  • Creating bullets and numbering to promote readability
  • Creating Headings to prioritize flow
  • Stylising text using Edge Web Fonts

Managing Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

  • An overview of CSS Styles
  • Using the new CSS Designer to implement styles
  • Understanding Class Selectors
  • Appreciating Tag Selectors
  • Modifying style properties
  • Attaching external style sheets
  • Using Code Navigator feature to find related styles easier
  • View styles in separate style sheets using new Related Files feature

Working with Media

  • Identifying different image file-types
  • Modifying image properties to fit images snugly into a site
  • Working with Photoshop
  • Modifying Smart Objects
  • Embedding animation using Adobe Animate files
  • Incorporating HTML5 video to create a more appealing website

Working with different types of Links

  • Link Basics
  • Creating links in Dreamweaver
  • Using absolute links to link external sites
  • Using named anchors to link a section
  • Creating an email link
  • Implementing image maps for easier hotspot navigation
  • Utilising links to open a new window

Managing Sites

  • Testing for broken links
  • Cloaking files to prevent unnecessary files from being uploaded
  • Uploading files to server