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Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by David Karlins

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Chapter 3. Defining a Web Site

Many people think of Web design in terms simply of creating a Web page. However, a Web site is a fundamental part of a Web page. A Web site allows pages to connect to each other with links. It makes it possible to embed images or other nontext content in pages. Your Web site can include (usually one, but sometimes more) style sheet files that control the formatting of multiple pages across a site.

Dreamweaver has essentially two work environments—the Design window and the Files window. The Files window provides tools to control your Web site.

Defining a Dreamweaver Web site is necessary to manage your files and make them all work together. It is also necessary when you get ready to transfer your site content from your ...

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