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Adobe Dreamweaver CC (Creative Cloud 2017 Release) Course Outline

 (4 days)
Version CC 2015

*** UPDATE: This class is being retired and is being replaced by our new "Core Skills" series of classes. ***
This 4-day class is being retired in April 2018. It is being replaced by a 2-day Core Skills Level 1 class and a 3-day Core Skills Level 2 class. Details on those two classes can be found at:
Adobe Dreamweaver CC Core Skills: Level 1 and
Adobe Dreamweaver CC Core Skills: Level 2

** This class is taught on PC running Windows **

You want to create and maintain web pages for your website. The fundamental elements of a web page are HTML, XHTML, CSS, and some JavaScript. These technologies take some time to master. In this course, you will use Adobe® Dreamweaver® to create web pages, focusing on the content, styling, and design. As you construct the web pages, Dreamweaver will competently create the XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript required.

You will also maintain and administer your website with Dreamweaver’s site and page management tools. The website and pages you create will reflect your content and design and will be professionally accurate for your site visitors.

This course covers the Web Authoring Using Adobe Dreamweaver CC objectives to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam. This course is also designed to cover the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam objectives.

Course Objectives
In this course, you will use Dreamweaver CC to design, build, maintain, and upload websites. You will:
Identify Dreamweaver fundamentals.
Create websites.
Create web pages.
Insert tables and import content into web pages.
Create reusable site assets.
Link web pages and send the website to the server.

Target Student
This course is most valuable for individuals who have been given responsibilities to create or maintain a website. It will also be valuable for new web designers, web developers, and graphic artists who want to extend their skills in creating complete websites. Learning how to use Dreamweaver CC will enable the practitioner to create web pages and sites in the most efficient manner.

To ensure success in this course, you should have basic personal computing skills. For accelerated learning and deeper understanding of this course, it is also recommended that you have some exposure to various web design technologies, so you may also want to take the HTML 5: Content Authoring with HTML5 and CSS3 course.
HTML 5: Content Authoring with HTML5 and CSS3

Course Content

1 Customizing Your Workspace
Touring the workspace
Using the Start Screen
Exploring New Feature guides
Working with toolbars
Switching and splitting view
Selecting a workspace layout
Working with panels
Personalizing Dreamweaver
Working with Extract
Creating custom keyboard shortcuts
Using the Property inspector
Using the Related Files interface
Using tag selectors
Using the CSS Designer
Using the Visual Media Query interface
Using the DOM Viewer
Using the heads-up displays
Exploring, experimenting, and learning

2 HTML Basics
What is HTML?
Where did HTML begin?
Frequently used HTML elements
What’s new in HTML5
2B HTML BASICS Bonus Online Lesson

3 CSS Basics
What is CSS?
HTML vs. CSS formatting
HTML defaults
CSS box model
Applying CSS styling
Multiples, classes, and ids, oh my!
3B CSS BASICS Bonus Online Lesson

4 Web Design Basics
Developing a new website
Working with thumbnails and wireframes

5 Creating a Page Layout
Evaluating page design options
Working with predefined layouts

6 Working with a Web Framework
Creating a navigation menu
Creating header content
Building semantic content
Managing Bootstrap component width
Inserting HTML entities
Creating global type styles

7 Designing for Mobile Devices
Responsive design
Adapting the site to different screen sizes
Working with media queries
More information on media queries

8 Working with Templates
Creating a template from an existing layout
Inserting editable regions
Inserting metadata
Producing child pages

9 Working with Text, Lists, and Tables
Previewing the completed file
Creating and styling text
Creating lists
Creating and styling tables
Spell-checking webpages
Finding and replacing text
Optional self-paced exercise

10 Working with Images
Web image basics
Previewing the completed file
Inserting an image
Adjusting image positions with CSS classes
Working with the Insert panel
Using the Insert menu
Inserting nonweb file types
Working with Photoshop Smart Objects (optional)
Copying and pasting images from Photoshop (optional)
Inserting images by drag and drop
Optimizing images with the Property inspector

11 Working with Navigation
Hyperlink basics
Previewing the completed file
Creating internal hyperlinks
Creating an external link
Setting up email links
Creating an image-based link
Targeting page elements
Checking your page
Adding destination links to the same page (optional)

12 Adding Interactivity
Learning about Dreamweaver behaviors
Previewing the completed file
Working with Dreamweaver behaviors
Working with Bootstrap Accordion widgets

13 Publishing to the Web
Defining a remote site
Cloaking folders and files
Wrapping things up
Putting your site online (optional)
Synchronizing local and remote sites
View outline in Word


Attend hands-on, instructor-led Adobe Dreamweaver CC (Creative Cloud 2017 Release) training classes at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? Attend these same live classes from your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

For additional training options, check out our list of Dreamweaver Courses and select the one that's right for you.

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