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Adobe Dreamweaver CS6: Essentials

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Our Adobe Dreamweaver CS6: Essentials will give you the tools needed to plan, design, create and maintain compelling websites. Instructor and Adobe education leader Debbie Keller begins by helping you set project requirements and create a wireframe for your site. She also discusses Accessibility Standards and rules for designing with consistency.

Highlights:

  • The new Site Manager Dialog box.
  • The Multi-Screen Panel.
  • Changing the Document workspace preview to mobile devices.
  • Insert Widgets (introduced in CS5.5)
  • CSS Rules Definition dialog box

Once you are familiar with the basics, and have a good understanding of the interface, you’ll learn how to plan your site and layout your pages, adding text, images, rich media, links and tabbed data. You will also discover how to edit an existing site, how to organize your content with Div Tags, and the importance of optimizing your pages for search engine visibility. Debbie will show you how to test your site, manage your links and assets, and discuss how to design adaptive websites for different devices.

Syllabus:

Chapter 1: SETTING PROJECT REQUIREMENTS (52 min)

Identify the Purpose, Audience & Audience Needs
Standard Copyright Rules
Website Accessibility Standards
The Workspace & Setting Accessibility Options
Creating a Wireframe for Your Website

Chapter 2: PLANNING SITE DESIGN & PAGE LAYOUT (58 min)

  • Setting up a Site in Dreamweaver
  • Using the Adobe Exchange
  • Rules for Designing with Consistency
  • Using Templates
  • Previewing your Page in a Browser
  • Previewing your Page in Adobe BrowserLab
  • Maintaining Page Structure with CSS Styles & Page Properties
  • Using a Horizontal Rule
  • Editing for CSS code
  • Final Planning with a Flowchart

Chapter 3: UNDERSTANDING THE INTERFACE (24 min)

  • Exploring the Preferences Options
  • Understanding the Dreamweaver Workspace
  • Adjusting Asset Properties with the Properties Panel
  • Managing Site Assets with the Assets Panel
  • Working with the Files Panel

Chapter 4: ADDING CONTENT TO YOUR WEB PAGE (76 min)

  • Editing an Existing Site & Exploring the Files Panel
  • Creating, Titling, Naming & Saving a Web Page
  • Replace Text, Copy Pages & Insert Form Elements
  • Editing a Library Object & Working with Images
  • Linking Web Content & Using Hyperlinks
  • Inserting Rich Media into a Web Page
  • Importing Tabular Data into a Web Page

Chapter 5: ORGANIZING CONTENT (50 min)

  • Setting & Modifying Page Properties
  • Organizing Page Layout with AP Div Tags
  • Modifying Text & Text Properties
  • Modifying Images & Image Properties
  • Adding Head Content for Search Engine Visibility
  • Working with Widgets

Chapter 6: EVALUATING & MAINTAINING A SITE (27 min)

  • Conducting Technical Tests
  • Identifying Techniques for Basic Usability Tests
  • Managing Assets, Links, & Files for a Site
  • Designing Adaptive Websites for Different Devices
  • Credits

Course Delivery:    Online
Course Duration:     4.8 hrs

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