Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Level 1

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This course introduces you to Dreamweaver by guiding you step-by-step through the development of a sample Web project. In this 12-hour (2 day) curriculum, you’ll learn to create web pages by formatting text, inserting images, setting links and working with tables.

Intended Audience

Anyone needing to design, update content and administer a web site.

At Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have covered the following topics:
  • Get acquainted with the Dreamweaver workspace - views, panels and workspace layouts
  • Overview of HTML and CSS Basics
  • Set up a Dreamweaver site
  • Create pages with CSS layouts
  • Create, modify and select CSS styles
  • Use imbedded, inline and external style sheets
  • Use Code Navigator, CSS Styles, Insert and Property Panels
  • Create styles for printing
  • Create, apply and edit Dreamweaver templates, library items and server-side includes
  • Work with text, lists and tables
  • Check spelling, search and replace
  • Work with images and Photoshop Smart Objects
  • Optimize, crop and adjust images with the Dreamweaver graphic tools
  • Use Adobe Bridge to view and insert images
  • Add navigation with text links, e-mail links and image-based links
  • Work with Spry to create a navigation menu bar
  • Check for broken links and browser compatibility
  • Upload files to the live server


Proficiency with Windows required. Students should also be familiar with basic Internet concepts and terminology.

Exams & Certifications

No Exam


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Course Outline

Lesson 1: Customizing Your Workspace

  • Touring the Workspace
  • Switching and Splitting Views
  • Working with Panels
  • Selecting a Workspace Layout
  • Adjusting Toolbars
  • Personalizing Preferences
  • Creating Custom Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Using the Property Inspector

Lesson 2: HTML Basics

  • What is HTML
  • Where did HTML Begin
  • Writing your own HTML Code
  • Frequently used HTML 4 Codes
  • Introducing HTML5

Lesson 3: CSS Basics

  • What is CSS
  • HTML vs. CSS Formatting
  • HTML Defaults
  • CSS Box Model
  • Formatting Text
  • Formatting Objects
  • Multiples, Classes, and IDs
  • CSS3 Overview and Support

Lesson 4: Creating a Page Layout

  • Web Design Basics
  • Working with Thumbnails and Wireframes
  • Defining a Dreamweaver Site
  • Modifying an Existing CSS Layout
  • Adding a Background Image to the Header
  • Inserting New Components
  • Changing Element Alignment
  • Modifying the Page Width and Background Color
  • Modifying Existing Content and Formatting
  • Inserting an Image Placeholder
  • Inserting Placeholder Text
  • Modifying the Footer
  • Checking Browser Compatibility

Lesson 5: Working with Cascading Style Sheets

  • Previewing the Completed File
  • Working with the CSS Styles Panel
  • Working with Type
  • Using Images for Graphical Effects
  • Creating New CSS Rules
  • Creating an Interactive Menu
  • Modifying Hyperlink Behavior
  • Creating Faux Columns
  • Moving Rules to an External Style Sheet
  • Creating Style Sheets for Other Media

Lesson 6: Working with Templates

  • Previewing Completed Files
  • Creating a Template from an Existing Layout
  • Inserting Editable Regions
  • Producing Child Pages
  • Updating a Template
  • Using Library Items

Lesson 7: Working with Text, Lists, and Tables

  • Previewing the Completed File
  • Creating and Styling Text
  • Creating and Styling Tables
  • Spell Checking Webpages
  • Finding and Replacing Text

Lesson 8: Working with Images

  • Reviewing Web Image Basics
  • Inserting an Image
  • Adjusting Image Positions with CSS Classes
  • Working with the Insert Panel
  • Using Adobe Bridge to Insert Images
  • Inserting Non-Web File Types
  • Working with Photoshop Smart Objects
  • Inserting Images by Drag and Drop
  • Optimizing Images with the Property Inspector

Lesson 9: Working with Navigation

  • Hyperlink Basics
  • Previewing the Completed File
  • Creating Internal Hyperlinks
  • Creating an Image-Based Link
  • Creating an External Link
  • Setting up Email Links
  • Targeting Page Elements
  • Checking Your Page



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