Dreamweaver CC – Getting Started


Learn to build exciting websites with Dreamweaver CC – Getting Started! Delve into the world of web design and Dreamweaver with this hands-on, step-by-step course that will teach you how to build a modern website from the ground, up!

Length: 5 hrs

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Hosted by award-winning software trainer and designer, Geoff Blake, this Dreamweaver CC – Getting Started course will run you through the basics, getting you comfortable in the Dreamweaver interface, working with documents, and defining new websites.

Then, it’s on to building a fully functional web layout from scratch. You’ll learn how to construct your design, insert navigation menus, and test your work for usability. Handling text, graphics, and setting up a well-built set of site-wide CSS rules to control it all brings your site together. You will even go through the process of rolling out your website, and taking your site live by uploading it to a live web server.

Roll up your sleeves and delve into this practical, task-oriented look at building contemporary websites in Dreamweaver CC!

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Getting Started with Dreamweaver CC

1.Welcome to Getting Started With Dreamweaver CC
Welcome To Dreamweaver (2:01)
A Look At What We’ll Build (1:40)
Web Design Fundamentals – HTML & CSS (4:38)

2.Let’s Get Started with Dreamweaver
A Look At The Welcome Screen (3:58)
Creating New Documents (4:54)
Touring The Dreamweaver Interface (6:55)
Dreamweaver’s Different Views (7:20)
Using The Tag Selector (6:04)

3.Working with Websites and Browsers
Defining A New Site (6:04)
Getting Organized In The Files Panel (6:32)
Saving Files Into Your Local Site (3:00)
Previewing Your Work In A Web Browser (5:44)

4.Building A Web Layout From Scratch
Getting The Layout Started, Part 1 (7:04)
Getting The Layout Started, Part 2 (3:36)
Understanding How The CSS Designer Panel Works (6:22)
Understanding How The Layout Code Works (5:52)
Inserting The Main Menu (6:20)
Creating The Main Content Area (4:55)
Hand Coding Layout Containers (7:31)
A More Economical Approach To Layout (6:55)
Using Float And Clear (5:15)
Centre-Aligning The Entire Layout (8:27)
Nesting Layout Objects, Part 1 (4:19)
Nesting Layout Objects, Part 2 (4:42)
Spacing Apart The Layout, Part 1 (8:12)
Spacing Apart The Layout, Part 2 (3:49)
Final Touches (10:23)

5.Inserting & Formatting Text And Menus
Inserting Text Into The Layout (6:01)
Adjusting The Layout For Text (4:50)
Inserting Structural Headings (5:16)
Redefining HTML Headings With CSS (7:22)
Redefining The Rest Of Our Text (5:28)
Working More Efficiently With CSS (5:41)
Formatting Individual Words With Class Rules (5:52)
Inserting And Formatting Lists (5:11)
Using A List To Build A Menu (10:36)

6.Inserting & Formatting Graphics
Inserting Images (5:15)
Resizing Images In Dreamweaver (5:48)
Controlling Graphics With CSS (6:18)
Inserting The Site Logo (4:22)
Placing A Homepage Image (6:50)
Inserting The FeatureBox Images (6:02)
Setting Up The FeatureBox Titles (7:07)

7.Site Rollout: Building Out The Site & Going Live
Setting Up An External Style Sheet (10:06)
Creating Placeholder Site Pages (4:33)
Setting Up The Internal Hyperlink Structure (4:18)
Creating The Site’s Pages (4:40)
Testing And Final Adjustments (5:27)
Setting The Remote Site Info (4:04)
Uploading The Local Site To The Remote Server (2:51)
Testing The Live Site (3:13)

Geoff BlakeGeoff Blake is an award-winning instructor with nearly 20 years of experience creating online video courses. His goal is to help people gain serious web skills, helping them to expand their business, develop their projects, and yeah – make more money!

Geoff is a published author, having written ‘Ten Ton Dreamweaver’ with Peachpit Press. He also held a professorship at Seneca college, and ran graphics workshops at George Brown and Humber colleges in Toronto.

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