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Adobe Dreamweaver CS5: Essentials

Video Description

Learn how to plan and set up a website, then dive into creating your first site and learn about CSS and how best to use it in your site. You'll also explore accessibility in tables, writing code, adding media and working with templates. Once you've learned all the ground work and set up your site, Dee will walk you through how to test and upload your site. By the time your are finished with this training, you will have all the skills you need to create and upload your first website.

Table of Contents

  1. SETTING UP DREAMWEAVER
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Touring the Dreamweaver CS5 Environment 00:09:17
    3. Setting Preferences 00:14:34
  2. PLANNING A WEBSITE
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Ways to Plan a Site Design 00:02:57
    3. Sizing & Measurements 00:09:14
    4. Exploring the Benefits of Using CSS 00:11:15
    5. Understanding CSS 00:08:47
  3. CREATING YOUR FIRST WEBSITE
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Exploring Folder Structure 00:02:29
    3. Setting Up a New Site 00:13:24
    4. Adding Files & Folders to Your Site 00:04:40
    5. Looking at HTML Page Structure 00:04:55
    6. Adding Metadata Tags & Using Code Hinting 00:06:20
    7. Defining Page Properties 00:14:23
  4. FONTS & TEXT ON THE WEB
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Choosing Web Fonts 00:04:46
    3. Inserting & Formatting Text & Tabular Data 00:10:14
    4. Creating Named Anchors 00:06:22
    5. Relative, Absolute & Email Links 00:05:18
    6. Working with Ordered, Unordered & Definition Lists 00:03:49
  5. IMAGES, ROLLOVERS & HOTSPOTS
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Exploring the Assets Panel 00:04:36
    3. Inserting Images 00:09:59
    4. Optimizing Photoshop® Smart Objects 00:05:56
    5. Cropping & Editing Images within Dreamweaver 00:02:00
    6. Creating Basic & Swap Image Rollovers 00:15:17
    7. Setting Up Image Maps & Hotspots 00:06:36
  6. INTRODUCTION TO CSS
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Why We Use CSS 00:07:59
    3. Understanding the Box Model 00:08:18
    4. Working with Style Sheets 00:05:49
    5. Using the CSS Styles Panel & Properties Inspector 00:09:52
    6. Exploring CSS Rule Definition Options 00:16:00
    7. About Class Styles & Selectors 00:15:37
    8. Formatting & Styling with a Background Image 00:12:49
    9. Applying CSS to a Page Layout 00:15:26
  7. WORKING WITH CSS
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Creating a New CSS Starter Page 00:04:34
    3. Creating Selectors & Inspect Mode 00:06:58
    4. Creating Selectors for Links & Footers 00:05:02
    5. Setting Up Navigational Items 00:14:49
    6. Positioning Items 00:13:06
    7. Changing Styles, Disabling CSS & Creating Blockquote 00:07:57
  8. DESIGNING ACCESSIBLE TABLES
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Understanding Tables 00:09:01
    3. Tables & Accessibility 00:04:21
    4. Styling a Table with CSS 00:07:35
  9. WRITING HTML & CSS
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Working in Code View 00:12:51
    3. Writing HTML with Code Hints 00:08:08
    4. Writing CSS in Code View 00:10:09
    5. Adjusting the Layout with Float in CSS 00:04:58
    6. Working with Visual Aids & Inspecting the CSS 00:04:14
  10. ADDING INTERACTIVITY
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Inserting a Flash® Video File 00:04:38
    3. Inserting a .SWF 00:06:40
    4. Adding Behaviors 00:08:56
    5. Setting Up Form Fields 00:13:12
    6. Using Spry Menus & Tabs 00:07:29
  11. USING TEMPLATES
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Creating a New Template 00:07:10
    3. Creating a Library Item 00:03:13
    4. Creating New Editable Regions 00:04:05
    5. Creating a New Page from a Template 00:03:04
    6. Working with WordPress® inside of Dreamweaver 00:05:55
  12. TESTING & PUBLISHING A WEBSITE
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Using the Find and Replace Command 00:04:28
    3. Testing & Fixing Links 00:04:47
    4. Publishing a Website 00:06:53
    5. Generating Site Reports 00:02:41
    6. Credits 00:00:12