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Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Web Development Introduction 2 Days - Cardiff
Learn the fundamentals of Dreamweaver as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the leading web-design program. We will show you how to style text and graphics to produce accessible output. This is a great launch point for anyone interested in managing content on the web.
After we give you a complete tour of the Dreamweaver environment, we will show you how to create functional websites with navigations menus, lists, forms, and more. You will grasp the best practices of web design and harness the powerful tools on offer to build, maintain, and style your own sites. Our course will give you the know-how you need to get going in the exciting field of web design and publishing.
Dreamweaver Web Introduction 2 Days Overview
This 2-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Adobe Dreamweaver CS6. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes website design and management to a new level. You will learn how to create a site, add video and graphics, style your content, and maintain and synchronise your files.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Navigate the Dreamweaver environment
- Create a basic website
- Control the structure of a document
- Add video and graphics to a document
- Insert lists and special characters
- Write and apply CSS rules
- Edit graphics through integration with Photoshop
- Build site navigation
- Import tabular data
- Collect and validate data using online forms
- Maintain and synchronise existing sites
- Use libraries and templates
Our goal is for you to understand and apply the principles of web design to create and manage attractive, accessible websites.
Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites
This course is intended for those who are new to web design and development and who want to develop skills to build intuitive, attractive, and accessible websites.
You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.
Dreamweaver CS6 Introduction 2 Days Course OutlineIntroducing the Course
- Understanding the course
- Reviewing the course objectives and prerequisites
- Reviewing the course format
- Outlining the course content
- Understanding static page architecture
- CSS Layouts
- CSS Management
- CSS Advisor
- Browser Compatibility
- Spry Data
- Spry Widgets
- Spry Effects
- Photoshop CS6 Integration
- Adobe Device Central
- Adobe Bridge CS6
- Introducing Dreamweaver CS6
- Learning the interface
- Defining a local site
- Creating a website
- Adding content
- Controlling document structure
- Making lists
- Adding horizontal rules
- Adding special characters
- Formatting text
- Introducing cascading style sheets
- Creating styles
- Exporting CSS rule definitions
- Creating class styles
- Attaching external style sheets
- Creating advanced styles
- Creating a new external style sheet
- Displaying styles
- Understanding cascading order and inheritance of styles
- Using graphics on web pages
- Placing graphics on the page
- Modifying image properties
- Editing images
- Doing roundtrip editing with Fireworks CS6/Photoshop CS6
- Customising the Insert bar
- Adding Flash content
- Adding Flash Video
- Understanding site navigation
- Linking to files in your site
- Linking to sites
- Linking to named anchors
- Adding e-mail links
- Linking from images
- Creating a jump menu
- Understanding page layout
- Using layers for layout
- Adding CSS to layers
- Using absolute and relative positioning
- Designing with DIVs
- Designing navigation links with CSS
- Importing tabular data
- Using table layout view
- Using site library items
- Creating site templates
- Defining editable regions
- Using templates
- Applying a template to an existing page
- Modifying templates
- Understanding forms
- Processing a form
- Setting focus in a form
- Validating a form
- Testing your site
- Maintaining your files and folders
- Connecting to a remote site
- Synchronising files
The following are provided for your best experience on this course:
- All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
- Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
- Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
- 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
- Official Adobe Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
- Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
- Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
- Pads and pens
Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.
Further details on benefits included with this Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 course:
Included with our Dreamweaver courses is the Dreamweaver Visual Quickstart Guide book provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 300+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.
Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.
After your Adobe class with XChange Training you will receive our official Adobe Authorised Training Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the Adobe Certified Dreamweaver course.
Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.
This course is provided at the Cardiff training centre located at:Brunel House
2 Fitzalan Road
The Cardiff training centre is located in Brunel House which is only 3 minutes on foot from Cardiff Queen Street train station. Trains to/from Cardiff Central station run every 10 minutes. Directly opposite the building is a convenient NCP car park.
Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.
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