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Microsoft Expression Web: From FrontPage to Expression Web

Video Description

Janine starts with a quick review of the differences between FrontPage and Expression Web, pointing out the many ways you can customize the interface of this new web design program to make it your own. Next, you'll discover how to make the transition from Web designs created with HTML Tables to advanced layouts using CSS using Expression Web. You'll also learn how to use Dynamic Web Templates to automate global changes and manage navigation elements across many pages. The final lesson is dedicated to helping you move beyond FrontPage features, like Themes, Shared Borders, and Web bots that are not supported in Expression Web. Discover the advantages of standards-based Web design and create Web pages that are accessible to everyone on the Web!

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: COMPARING FRONTPAGE & EXPRESSION WEB
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:40
    2. Reviewing the FrontPage & Expression Web Interfaces 00:05:30
    3. Comparing Features 00:04:57
    4. Customizing the Expression Web Interface 00:03:23
    5. Setting Preference Options 00:04:57
    6. Looking at the Differences in Toolbars 00:03:12
  2. CHAPTER 2: CREATING WEB SITES IN WEB VS. FRONTPAGE
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:31
    2. Comparing the Site Setup Processes 00:09:22
    3. Creating New Pages & Setting Properties 00:04:29
    4. Comparing Page Layout Options with Tables & CSS 00:07:18
    5. Explaining the Advantages of CSS 00:01:50
  3. CHAPTER 3: CREATING CSS DESIGNS IN WEB
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:24
    2. Preparing to Create a CSS Layout 00:03:47
    3. Creating a CSS Layout 00:08:34
    4. Add Additional DIV Tags & Styles to the Page 00:05:25
    5. Creating Image Maps in Expression Web 00:10:41
    6. Using New Paste Options 00:03:06
    7. Floating DIVs Left & Right 00:05:16
    8. Adding & Positioning Images 00:09:10
    9. Styling Unordered Lists as Vertical NavBars 00:02:43
    10. Creating Links & the Rollover Effect 00:09:13
    11. Creating a Clear Style 00:04:43
  4. CHAPTER 4: CREATING & USING DYNAMIC PAGE TEMPLATES
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:36
    2. Saving a Page as a Template 00:06:05
    3. Creating a New Page from a Template 00:06:58
    4. Making Global Changes with a Template 00:07:54
    5. Making Style Changes to the Pages 00:05:10
    6. Linking All Pages & Sections 00:03:34
  5. CHAPTER 5: MANAGING WEB SITES IN WEB VS. FRONTPAGE
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:40
    2. Converting FrontPage Themes to Expression Web 00:04:47
    3. Removing Shared Borders from FrontPage 00:04:19
    4. Creating a Dynamic Web Template 00:02:54
    5. Adding Shared Content 00:07:29
    6. Reformatting an Unordered List 00:08:48
    7. Attaching Dynamic Web Templates 00:04:49
    8. Adding a Theme to a Site 00:05:20
    9. Replacing Themes with External Style Sheets 00:05:26
    10. Managing FrontPage Extensions or Web Components 00:07:30
    11. Explaining Layers in Expression Web 00:04:07
    12. Working with Layers in Expression Web 00:05:34
    13. Aligning Layers in Expression Web 00:08:02
    14. Final Comments & Credits 00:01:55