You'll learn how to best organize the Photoshop interface to
streamline your workspace for web design, eliminating the clutter
and making creating web pages fast and easy. Explore the various
grid systems that can be used as templates to build professional
looking web pages. Next, it's on to wireframing and UI design, where
you'll learn how to create a mockup that can be sent to clients for
approval, or simply kept for personal reference. You'll also
discover how to build upon a wireframe to design a beautiful, and
functional web page. Once you're satisfied with your design, this
course will show you how to extract the HTML and CSS that will bring
your design to life, and how to customize the code to suit your
needs. So if you're interested in web design for fun or profit, this
course will set you up with everything you will need.
2KO International offers instructor led computer courses in Africa, and also provides internationally-acclaimed online IT training over the internet from the comfort
of home or work.
Module 1: Welcome To Building Websites With Dreamweaver CS6!
Welcome to Dreamweaver CS6
A Look At What We'll Build
Module 2: Let's Get Started With Dreamweaver!
A Look at the Welcome Screen
Creating New Documents
Dreamweaver’s Different Views
Touring the Dreamweaver Interface
Customizing the Interface
Exploring Dreamweaver Workspaces
Creating A Custom Workspace
Using the Tag Selector
3: Working With Websites And Browsers!
Defining a New Site
Getting Organized in the Files Panel
Saving Files Into Your Local Site
Understanding Index Files
Previewing Your Work in A Web Browser
Module 4: Starting With Nothing: Building A Web Layout From Scratch!
Getting the Layout Started, Part 1
Getting the Layout Started, Part 2
Understanding How the Layout Works
Inserting the Main Menu
Creating the Main Content Area
Hand Coding Layout Containers
A More Economical Approach To Layout
Using Float And Clear
Previewing the Layout And Centering
Nesting Layout Objects
Spacing Apart the Layout
Module 5: Text And Css And Menus And More!
Inserting Text Into the Layout
Adjusting the Layout For Text, Part 1
Adjusting the Layout For Text, Part 2
Inserting Structural Headings
Redefining HTML’s Top-Level
Heading with CSS
Touring the CSS Rule Definition Dialog Box
Redefining Headings and Paragraphs
Working More Efficiently with CSS
Creating A CSS Class Rule
Alternative Ways of Working with Class Rules
Inserting and Formatting Lists
Using A List to Build A Menu, Part 1
Using A List to Build A Menu, Part 2
Module 6: And Now, Inserting Graphics!
Inserting an Image
Resizing Images with Dreamweaver and Photoshop
Controlling Graphics with CSS
Setting a Graphical Background
Inserting the FeatureBox Images
Setting Up the FeatureBox Titles
Inserting the Layout’s Logo from Illustrator
Module 7: Going Further With Css: Using External Style Sheets!
Understanding Style Sheet Types
Organizing Your Style Sheet
Moving Styles to An External Style Sheet
Working with an External Style Sheet
Creating New Rules Externally
Module 8: Site Rollout: From A Single Page To A Multi-Page Site!
Getting Ready for Site Rollout
Creating Dummy Site Pages
Setting Up the Internal Hyperlink Structure
Creating The Site’s Pages
Previewing And Testing The Site
A Final Thought on Site Rollout
Module 9: Inserting Additional Page Elements!
Adjusting the Site's Hyperlink Formatting
Inserting A Simple Slideshow
Inserting and Formatting Tables
Inserting A Google Map
Formatting A Customer Testimonial Page
Setting Up A Contact Us Page
Finalizing the Site
Module 10: Going Live: Uploading The Completed Site!