Ravensbourne University London

Dreamweaver - Introduction/Intermediate (Website Development)

Ravensbourne University London
In Cardiff, London, Manchester and 4 other venues

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Important information

Typology Training
Location At 7 venues
Duration 3 Days
Start July
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This course provides web designers with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to build and manage professional web sites using Dreamweaver CS3.
Suitable for: People new to web design and development and want to use Dreamweaver CS3 to build intuitive, attractive and accessible web sites.

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Where and when



Birmingham (West Midlands)
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Birmingham Commercial Training Limited No. 7 The Square, 111 Broad Street, B15 1AS


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Malthouse Avenue Cardiff Gate Business Park, CF23 8RU


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George House 36 North Hanover Street, G1 2AD


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Leeds (West Yorkshire)
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Bruntwood, 6th Floor Westone Wellington Street, LS1 1BA


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Centre For Media Excellence 7a Bayham Street, Mornington Crescent, NW1 0EY


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Manchester (Greater Manchester)
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40 Princess Street, M1 6DE


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Newcastle Upon Tyne (Tyne and Wear)
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Newcastle City Learning Centre West Road, NE4 9LU


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To take into account

· Requirements

To gain the most from this class, students should: * Be familiar with Windows or Mac OS X * Be familiar with the web and its terminology

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What you'll learn on the course

Dreamweaver CS3
Design software
Design Process
Design techniques
Design Studies
Interface design
Web Development
Document Structure
Graphic Designer

Course programme

What You'll Learn

In this course, you will examine the basics of Dreamweaver CS3 with a focus on best practices and design. What You Will Learn:

  • Adobe Dreamweaver Interface Basics
  • Creating a website
  • Controlling document structure
  • Intro to Cascading Style Sheets
  • Adding Graphics
  • Building Successful Site Navigation
  • Designing Pages with CSS
  • Fireworks CS3 -Dreamweaver CS3 integration
  • Creating Templates and Site Maintenance

Course Content

Introducing the Course
  • Understanding the course
  • Reviewing the course objectives and prerequisites
  • Reviewing the course format
  • Outlining the course content
  • Understanding static page architecture
Dreamweaver CS3 New Features
  • CSS Layouts
  • CSS Management
  • CSS Advisor
  • Browser Compatability
  • Spry Data
  • Spry Widgets
  • Spry Effects
  • Photoshop CS3 Integration
  • Adobe Device Central
  • Adobe Bridge CS3
Getting Started
  • Introducing Dreamweaver CS3
  • Learning the interface
  • Defining a local site
  • Creating a website
Adding Content to a Site
  • Adding content
  • Controlling document structure
  • Making lists
  • Adding horizontal rules
  • Adding special characters
Formatting with Cascading Style Sheets
  • 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
Working with Graphics
  • Using graphics on web pages
  • Placing graphics on the page
  • Modifying image properties
  • Editing images
  • Doing roundtrip editing with Fireworks CS3/Photshop CS3
  • Customizing the Insert bar
  • Adding Flash content
  • Adding Flash Video
Navigating Your Site
  • 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
Designing Page Layouts with CSS
  • 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 Libraries and Templates
  • Using site library items
  • Creating site templates
  • Defining editable regions
  • Using templates
  • Applying a template to an existing page
  • Modifying templates
Creating Forms
  • Understanding forms
  • Processing a form
  • Setting focus in a form
  • Validating a form
Testing, Maintenance, and Uploading
  • Testing your site
  • Maintaining your files and folders
  • Connecting to a remote site
  • Synchronizing files

Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation. A certificate will be given on completion of the course and you may also have the opportunity to sit for an accredited exam. Courses may also be customized to fit your exact requirements.

Additional information

Payment options: Note: Price is per delegate and excludes VAT, which will be charged at the UK standard rate of 15%.

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