Take your Adobe Dreamweaver skills to the next level with more advanced techniques under the tutelage of a proven Web development expert. In this new intermediate-level Dreamweaver course, you’ll learn to harness the power of this industry-standard Web design tool.
Throughout the course, you’ll get hands-on experience with Dreamweaver as you develop a sample site using your new skills. Whether you’re planning a career in Web design, designing a website for your business, or developing sites as a hobby, this course will give you the tools you need to work like a pro. By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid, in-depth understanding of traditional layout and how it translates to the Web so you can make your sites clearer, cleaner, and more accessible.
In this lesson, we’ll examine Dreamweaver snippets, learn how they function, and discuss how to fit them into your workflow. Then, you’ll learn what Dreamweaver templates do, how to build them, and how to apply them to the pages of our site.
Learn all about styling pages for devices other than the browser including smartphones, assistive technologies, and printers. And examine some of the tools Dreamweaver provides to make styling for devices easier. Then, learn to use Dreamweaver tools to make responsive design for handheld devices easier.
Continue your exploration of styling for various devices as you learn to fully optimize a site for a smartphone. Then, we’ll discuss how to ensure you site meets standards for section 508 of the U.S. federal Rehabilitation Act which includes rules for making site content accessible for users with disabilities.
Examine XML and create a simple database. Then you’ll pull data out of that database and format it with eXtensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)—all without a lick of programming! And finally, you’ll discover how we humans read Web content and learn how to structure your content so that it fascinates your fellow domesticated primates.
Prerequisites / Requirements
Introduction to Dreamweaver CS6
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.
- PC: Windows XP or later.
- Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari (We recommend Firefox or Chrome).
- Adobe Dreamweaver CS6.
- Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
Instructional material requirements:
- The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
If you are purchasing the software from the Adobe Creative Cloud, please speak with the instructor in the Discussion Area before downloading and installing your software.
WHEN CAN I GET STARTED?
A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.
HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO COMPLETE EACH LESSON?
The interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.
WHAT IF I NEED AN EXTENSION?
The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.