Adobe Dreamweaver Training - Fast Track Silver

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Duration: 5 days

Cost: £795

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Overview of the course
Dreamweaver Fast Track Silver is a combination of the Beginner and Intermediate courses. If your aim is to become competent in this powerful web design tool in a short period of time, then this course is ideal for you. As well as learning all the essential skills and techniques about Dreamweaver, you will also be prepared for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam.

This course is for…
Those who have no or little knowledge of Adobe Dreamweaver and want to familiarise themselves with the basics of this application.

Prerequisites
You do not need any prior knowledge of the software, in order to attend this course. However, you should have a basic understanding of your computer’s operating system – such as launching an application, creating folders, saving files and copying them onto a different drive.

About the application
Adobe Dreamweaver is a powerful web design application. As well as designing your sites, Dreamweaver also lets you view the codes that get created as you work. With its Design View and Code Editor, Dreamweaver is one of the most important tools in the arsenal of a serious web designer in today’s internet market.

Introduction
  • The interface
  • Panels and tools
  • Defining a site
  • Creating the first website
Adding Content to the Site
  • Working with graphics
  • Editing images
  • Integration with Photoshop
  • Integration with Flash
  • Controlling document structure
  • Working with lists
  • Rulers and guides
Working with Libraries and Templates
  • Built-in items
  • Creating/Using templates
  • Defining editable regions
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Introduction to CSS
  • Formatting text
  • Creating CSS styles
  • External style sheets
  • Displaying styles
  • Cascading order and inheritance of styles 
Designing Layouts with CSS
  • Understanding page layout
  • Working with layers
  • Adding CSS to layers
  • Absolute positioning
  • Relative positioning
  • Working with DIVs
  • Creating navigation links
  • Working with tabular data
  • Using table layout view
Navigating the Site
  • Site navigation
  • Linking to files and sites
  • Linking to named anchors
  • Adding e-mail links
  • Linking from images
  • Working with jump menus
Creating Forms
  • Understanding forms
  • Processing a form
  • Setting focus
  • Validating a form

Testing and Publishing

  • Testing the site
  • Maintaining files and folders
  • Connecting to remote sites
  • Synchronising files
  • Uploading 

Advanced CSS

  • Tags, links classes, IDs
  • Advanced CSS Selectors
  • External, embedded and inline styles
CSS Positioning
  • Understanding CSS positioning
  • Relative/absolute positioning
  • Housekeeping with CSS
  • Different media formats
  • Working with print style sheets
Designing Without Tables
  • Tableless design
  • Building two and three column layouts
  • Nesting DIVs
Using Dreamweaver Extension Manager
  • Working with your own Dreamweaver extensions
  • Using the built-in Dreamweaver extensions
  • Key features 
Sprys and Widgets
  • Working with Web 2.0. style elements
  • Understanding Sprys, Widgets, Data and Effects
  • Spry menu bars
  • Spry accordions
  • Spry tabbed panels
Creating Functional Tableless Forms
  • Understanding form elements
  • Styling forms with CSS
  • Validating forms with Spry validation tools
Working with Customer Data
  • Advantages of external customer data
  • Importing from Excel
  • Using HTML, Excel, and XML data
  • Spry data sets
Working with Adobe Labs
  • Intro to Adobe Lab Tools
  • Creating animated effects
  • Auto-Suggest features

Group Bookings

If you make a booking for three or more people to the same course, you can claim an additional 15% discount for each student from the original price of this course.

Education and Non-profit Organisations

If you are working for a non-profit organisation or an educational establishment, you can claim an additional 15% discount on all our courses.

Training Credits

Our Training Credits Scheme is the most cost-effective way to train your entire team. With this scheme, you buy training days up front and use them over one year. To see full details, visit our Training Credits Page.

Early Bird

If you book this course at least three months in advance, you can claim 15% discount from the original price.

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