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Dreamweaver CC Digital Classroom by AGI Creative Team, Greg Heald, Michael Arguin

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Lesson 2: Setting Up a New Site

dw02.psd 

Dreamweaver’s strength lies in its powerful site creation and management tools. You can use the software to create everything from individual pages to complete websites. The pages you create within your site can share similar topics, a cohesive design, or a common purpose. And, once your Dreamweaver site is complete, you can efficiently manage and distribute it from within the program.

What you’ll learn in this lesson:

  • Defining site settings
  • Establishing local and remote folders
  • Selecting, viewing, and organizing files with the Files panel
  • Defining Page Properties

Starting up

Before starting, make sure that your tools and panels are consistent by resetting your workspace. See “Resetting the Dreamweaver workspace” in the Starting up section of this book.

You will work with several files from the dw02lessons folder in this lesson. Make sure that you have loaded the dwlessons folder onto your hard drive from www.digitalclassroombooks.com/epub/dreamweavercc. See “Loading lesson files” in the Starting up section of this book.

Creating a new site

In Dreamweaver, the term site refers to the local and remote storage locations where the files that make up a website are stored. A site can also include a testing server location for processing dynamic pages. To take full advantage of Dreamweaver’s features, you should always start by creating a site. ...

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