Module Title : Course ADWCS6 : Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

Duration : 3 days

Course Outline

Chapter 1. Customizing Your Workspace
• Touring the workspace
• Switching and splitting views
• Working with panels
• Selecting a workspace layout
• Adjusting toolbars
• Personalizing preferences
• Creating custom keyboard shortcuts
• Using the Property inspector
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 2. HTML Basics
• What is HTML?
• Where did HTML begin?
• Writing your own HTML code
• Frequently used HTML 4 codes
• Where Is HTML Going?
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 3. CSS Basics
• What is CSS?
• HTML vs. CSS formatting
• CSS box model
• HTML defaults
• Formatting text
• Formatting objects
• Multiples, classes, and IDs, oh my!
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 4. Getting a Quick Start
• Defining a Dreamweaver site
• Using the Welcome screen
• Selecting a CSS layout
• Saving a page
• Modifying the page title
• Changing headings
• Inserting text
• Inserting images
• Selecting and modifying CSS styles
• Adjusting text fonts, colors, and sizes
• Using the Property inspector
• Previewing a page in Live view
• Previewing pages in a browser
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 5. Creating a Page Layout
• Web design basics
• Working with thumbnails and wireframes
• Previewing your completed file
• Modifying an existing CSS layout
• Adding a background image to the header
• Inserting new components
• Modifying the page width and background color
• Modifying existing content and formatting
• Inserting an image placeholder
• Inserting placeholder text
• Modifying the footer
• Checking browser compatibility
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 6. Working with Cascading Style Sheets
• Previewing a completed file
• Working with the CSS Styles panel
• Creating new CSS rules
• Creating an interactive menu
• Modifying hyperlink behavior
• Creating faux columns
• Moving rules to an external style sheet
• Creating style sheets for other media types
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 7. Working with Templates
• Previewing completed files
• Creating a template from an existing layout
• Inserting editable regions
• Producing child pages
• Updating a template
• Using Library items
• Using server-side includes
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 8. Working with Text, Lists, and Tables
• Previewing a completed file
• Importing text
• Creating headings
• Creating lists
• Creating text indents
• Creating and styling tables
• Spell checking web pages
• Finding and replacing text
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 9. Working with Images
• Reviewing web image basics
• Previewing the completed file
• Inserting an image
• Adjusting image positions with CSS classes
• Working with the Insert panel
• Using Adobe Bridge
• Inserting incompatible file types
• Working with Photoshop Smart Objects
• Copying and pasting images from Fireworks and Photoshop
• Inserting images by drag and drop
• Optimizing images with the Property inspector
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 10. Working with Navigation
• Hyperlink basics
• Previewing your completed file
• Creating internal hyperlinks
• Creating an image-based link
• Creating an external link
• Setting up e-mail links
• Targeting page elements
• Inserting Spry menu bars
• Inserting Spry menus as Library items
• Checking your page
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 11. Adding Interactivity
• Learning about Dreamweaver behaviors
• Previewing a completed file
• Working with Dreamweaver behaviors
• Working with Spry Accordion widgets
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 12. Working with Flash
• Understanding Flash
• Previewing a completed file
• Adding Flash animation to a page
• Adding an FLV file to a page
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 13. Working with Forms
• Previewing a completed file
• Learning about forms
• Adding a form to a page
• Inserting text form elements
• Inserting checkboxes
• Creating radio buttons
• Working with lists
• Adding a submit button
• Specifying a form action
• Emailing form data
• Styling forms
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 14. Working with Online Data
• Working with dynamic content
• Previewing the completed file
• Using HTML and XML data
• Choosing a server model
• Configuring a local web server
• Setting up a testing server
• Building database applications
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 15. Building Dynamic Pages with Data
• Building pages with ASP, ColdFusion, or PHP
• Creating a master/detail page set
• Creating a detail page
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 16. Working with Code
• Code tools overview
• Selecting code
• Collapsing code
• Expanding code
• Adding new code
• Using Code Navigator
• Accessing Live Code
• Using Inspect mode
• Working in related files
• Accessing Split Code view
• Commenting your code
• Review questions
• Review answers

Chapter 17. Publishing to the Web
• Defining a remote site
• Cloaking folders and files
• Wrapping things up
• Putting your site online
• Synchronizing local and remote sites
• Review questions
• Review answers