Total Training for Adobe Dreamweaver CS6: Essentials will give you the tools needed to plan, design, create and maintain compelling websites. Instructor and Adobe education leader Debbie Keller begins by helping you set project requirements and create a wireframe for your site. She also discusses Accessibility Standards and rules for designing with consistency.
Additionally in this Dreamweaver CS6: Essentials series, you’ll learn: how to plan your site and layout your pages, adding text, images, rich media, links and tabbed data. You will also discover how to edit an existing site, how to organize your content with Div Tags, and the importance of optimizing your pages for search engine visibility. Debbie will show you how to test your site, manage your links and assets, and discuss how to design adaptive websites for different devices.
The new Site Manager Dialog box.
The Multi-Screen Panel.
Changing the Document workspace preview to mobile devices.
Insert Widgets (introduced in CS5.5)
CSS Rules Definition dialog box
Chapter I: SETTING PROJECT REQUIREMENTS (52 min)
Identify the Purpose, Audience & Audience Needs
Standard Copyright Rules
Website Accessibility Standards
The Workspace & Setting Accessibility Options
Creating a Wireframe for Your Website
Chapter II: PLANNING SITE DESIGN & PAGE LAYOUT (58 min)
Setting up a Site in Dreamweaver
Using the Adobe Exchange
Rules for Designing with Consistency
Previewing your Page in a Browser
Previewing your Page in Adobe BrowserLab
Maintaining Page Structure with CSS Styles & Page Properties
Using a Horizontal Rule
Editing for CSS code
Final Planning with a Flowchart
Chapter III: UNDERSTANDING THE INTERFACE (24 min)
Exploring the Preferences Options
Understanding the Dreamweaver Workspace
Adjusting Asset Properties with the Properties Panel
Managing Site Assets with the Assets Panel
Working with the Files Panel
Chapter IV: ADDING CONTENT TO YOUR WEB PAGE (76 min)
Editing an Existing Site & Exploring the Files Panel
Creating, Titling, Naming & Saving a Web Page
Replace Text, Copy Pages & Insert Form Elements
Editing a Library Object & Working with Images
Linking Web Content & Using Hyperlinks
Inserting Rich Media into a Web Page
Importing Tabular Data into a Web Page
Chapter V: ORGANIZING CONTENT (50 min)
Setting & Modifying Page Properties
Organizing Page Layout with AP Div Tags
Modifying Text & Text Properties
Modifying Images & Image Properties
Adding Head Content for Search Engine Visibility
Working with Widgets
Chapter VI: EVALUATING & MAINTAINING A SITE (27 min)
Conducting Technical Tests
Identifying Techniques for Basic Usability Tests
Managing Assets, Links, & Files for a Site
Designing Adaptive Websites for Different Devices
Total Run Time: 4.8 hrs
Debbie Keller is a San Antonio-based teacher, author, video presenter and workshop presenter. She is the author of three textbooks, the Adobe Creative Suite 5 ACA Certification Preparation: Featuring Dreamweaver, Flash and Photoshop, the Adobe® Creative Suite 5 Projects Binder BASIC, and the Video Collection Revealed Featuring Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Soundbooth and Encore CS5. She is currently working on revisions for all three textbooks for Adobe CS6. Debbie has been recognized as is a Discovery Star Educator and has been an Adobe Education Leader since 2002. Debbie is also a presenter for Total Training Essential Series for Photoshop, Flash Professional, Dreamweaver and Premiere Pro. She also conducts workshops and presents at numerous conferences, including Course Technology, ISTE, TCEA, Association for Career & Technology state conferences in Texas and Arkansas, and the Adobe Education Leader Summer Institute.
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