Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Essentials Online Training

Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Essentials Online Training

Course Outline

Beginner and Intermediate web designers will find the tools and techniques discussed to be invaluable while designing, updating and creating websites using Dreamweaver CS4. Once oriented with the new CS4 interface you apply the techniques you have learned instantly whether you are building your first site or redesigning an existing one.

OUR Price

£48.00

£40.00+ VAT

R.R.P.

£90.00

£75.00+ VAT

 

Key Features

  • Unlimited 12 months online access
  • View your training via Windows or MAC OS
  • Stream your training via the internet or download to your computer & supported mobile device, including iPad™, iPhone™, iPod™ Touch and most Android devices.
  • Log in anytime 24x7
Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Essentials Online Training

Course Description

This course covers:

Chapter 1: DESIGNING WEB SITES WITH DREAMWEAVER CS4 (20 min)
Lesson Introduction
Lesson Reviewing Designs Created with Tables
Lesson Considering Frames
Lesson Understanding the CSS Advantage
Lesson Saving Time with Templates
Lesson Using Advanced Design Technologies

Chapter 2: CREATING A NEW WEBSITE (50 min)
Lesson Setting Up a New Web Site
Lesson Creating a New Web Page
Lesson Adding Images with Alternate Text
Lesson Inserting & Formatting Text
Lesson Understanding Font Options
Lesson Aligning Images Using the Property Inspector
Lesson Creating Links
Lesson Organizing Files & Folders
Lesson Changing Background & Page Settings

Chapter 3: OPTIMIZING THE INTERFACE (33 min)
Lesson Opening an Existing Site
Lesson A New Look in CS4
Lesson New Features in CS4
Lesson Reviewing Menu Options
Lesson Using the Status Bar & Tag Selector
Lesson Setting Preferences
Lesson Previewing Pages in Multiple Browsers

Chapter 4: CREATING & INSERTING IMAGES (24 min)
Lesson Optimizing Images for the Web
Lesson Saving JPEGS in Adobe Photoshop
Lesson Saving GIF & PNG Files in Photoshop
Lesson Using Smart Objects with Photoshop
Lesson Cropping & Editing Images within Dreamweaver
Lesson Changing Dreamweaver's Editor Preferences

Chapter 5: WORKING WITH CSS (60 min)
Lesson Getting Started with Styles
Lesson Understanding Style Selectors
Lesson Creating Class Styles
Lesson Creating Tag Styles
Lesson Aligning Images with Floats
Lesson Comparing Span, Div, & P Tags
Lesson Creating & Editing Link Styles
Lesson Reviewing CSS Code
Lesson Using External Style Sheets
Lesson Creating a Simple Centered Design

Chapter 6: DESIGNING WITH CSS (14 min)
Lesson Understanding the Box Model
Lesson Comparing Margins and Padding
Lesson Creating a Page from a Template
Lesson Customizing a CSS Template
Lesson Pasting Text, Inserting Images & Applying Styles
Lesson Styling Headlines
Lesson Styling the Nav Bar & Setting Up Links
Lesson Duplicating Styles to Create the Footer Bar
Lesson Editing & Refining Styles
Lesson Creating a 3-Column Layout
Lesson Review of Working with CSS

Chapter 7: SAVING TIME WITH TEMPLATES (33 min)
Lesson Creating a New Template
Lesson Creating Editable Regions
Lesson Creating a New Page from a Template
Lesson Editing Templates
Lesson Combining Templates with Style Sheets
Lesson Template Tips

Chapter 8: DESIGNING ACCESSIBLE TABLES (28 min)
Lesson Understanding Tables
Lesson Creating a Table for Tabular Data
Lesson Styling a Table
Lesson Editing Table Layouts, Part 1
Lesson Editing Table Layouts, Part 2

Chapter 9: USING HTML & CSS (35 min)
Lesson Writing HTML: The Fundamentals
Lesson Creating a Simple HTML File
Lesson Formatting the HTML Page
Lesson Reviewing the Code Behind the Scenes
Lesson Linking Pages Using HTML
Lesson Troubleshooting Using Split View

Chapter 10: TESTING & PUBLISHING A WEBSITE (30 min)
Lesson Checking the Site Reports
Lesson Testing & Fixing Links
Lesson Checking Browser Compatibility
Lesson Publishing a Website
Lesson Editing a Website

Chapter 11: DREAMWEAVER'S INTERACTIVE FEATURES (35 min)
Lesson Inserting Flash Video
Lesson Adding Other Multimedia
Lesson Creating a Simple Rollover
Lesson Using the Swap Image Behavior, Part 1
Lesson Using the Swap Image Behavior, Part 2
Lesson Credits

(Any associated exam costs are not included)
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