Basic Level (DW-BG-2D)
2-day "Comprehensive" £450+VAT (*1-day "Crash" £245+VAT)

InDesign CS5

2-day Course Topics (*Crash course contents vary per client)

Content Summary: Panels, file formats, planning, design issues, coding and editing, basic functions

Results: Basic website with functions, ready for upload

Ideal for: Anyone new to web design, who likes to work visually

Basics

Workspace
Creating a new Dreamweaver site
Using the Welcome screen
About style sheets
Pre-defined CSS templates
Saving a page
Document view
Absolute v. relative paths
Title data
Default settings
How headings work

Setting up a file

Page properties
Differences between CSS and HTML
Inserting text
Placing images
Selecting tags
Modifying CSS code
Properties panel-based adjustments
Previewing a Page in Live View
Browser preview
Preview pitfalls

Styling

In-line styles and when to use them
Working with basic CSS

Text control

Formatting text
Creating lists
When to use tables
Editing and creating tables
Find and replacng code and text
Spell-checking a document
Using the Spry Tooltip Widget

Imagery

Image optimisation
Inserting an image
Using background images - how they work
Image properties panel
Copying and pasting from Photoshop
Smart Object integration
Linking to larger images

Working with Navigation

Linking to other pages
Creating external links
Creating e-mail links
Targeting links
Inserting Spry Menu Bars
Inserting Spry Tabbed Panels
Checking your page

Adding interactivity

Basic behaviors
Creating and editing Spry Accordions

Interface design

Looking at code view
Exploring CSS styles
Using rulers and guides
Checking the Layout

Forms

Forms basics
Adding a form to the page
Inserting text form elements
Creating radio buttons
Inserting check boxes
Working with drop-down lists /jump menus
Submit buttons - image and standard
Styling Forms

Increasing productivity

Creating and updating a template
Inserting editable regions
Shortcuts
Using library items
Using Server-side Includes

Publishing to the web

File Transfer Protocol
Defining a remote site
Uploading your site

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NEW VERSION: CC 2015
Released: Summer 2015

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ADOBE DREAMWEAVER CC 2015
– A FANTASTIC UPGRADE

Adobe Dreamweaver

New Features Summary:

  • New site manager
  • Fluid grid-based CSS layouts
  • CSS3 transitions
  • Multiple CSS class selection
  • Enhanced font handling
  • jQuery Mobile 1.0 and jQuery Mobile swatches
  • Business Catalyst integration
  • Simplified PSD optimisation
  • Better, smooother FTP transfer

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"Traci was very thorough and tailored the training to my immediate needs which was perfect for what I wanted to achieve. She made clear the differences in the application software and has helped with all areas of website building."

Adam Smith
DREAMWEAVER:
Crash Course, Basic, 1 day


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