Adobe Dreamweaver CC Introduction | Training Course

Learn how to use Dreamweaver to build a professional website

Adobe Dreamweaver CC Introduction

This 2-day Introduction course explores how to use Dreamweaver to get started with creating and managing your own websites.

Part of the Creative Cloud suite, Adobe Dreamweaver is a software program that allows you to create and develop standards-compliant websites.

In this Dreamweaver Introduction course, you will learn how to use Dreamweaver best practices for building and laying out pages, as well as the basics of HTML and CSS.

If you want to create your own professional website, this course is the best place to start.


Before you enrol on this How to Use Dreamweaver Introduction course:

  • You need to be competent in basic computer usage and terminology.
  • You should also have a working Dreamweaver installation in order to complete the course activities.

Why take this Dreamweaver Introduction course?

To boost your creativity - this course will teach you how to use Dreamweaver to improve your designs, increase your output and raise your value to your employer and customers.

To develop key skills your job requires — you’ll not only develop your design capabilities but also pick up design strategies to successfully drive your own business campaigns and projects.

To explore the latest tools and technologies — you’ll learn and test new ideas from industry innovators that can help you to deliver world class customer experiences.

Who should take this course?

  • Anyone interested in understanding how to use Dreamweaver working environments and creating visually exciting websites.
  • Anyone wanting to learn basic formatting and styling skills using good HTML and CSS principles.
  • Developers and designers looking to refine their skills and make a positive impact through the work they create for their clients, employers or themselves.

2-Day Course Content

  • Meeting Dreamweaver
  • Dreamweaver interface and properties inspector
  • Site menu
  • Site definition
  • Creating a new website
  • Add content
  • Text handling
  • Document structure
  • Using lists – numbered and bulleted
  • Horizontal lines
  • Special characters
  • Navigating the site
  • Site links – Relative and Absolute links
  • Using named anchors
  • Email links
  • Using images to create links
  • Understanding site navigation
  • Linking to files in your site
  • Creating and editing an image map
  • Creating and editing a jump menu
  • Cascading style sheets
  • Creating a style
  • RRule definition
  • Class styles
  • Class selectors
  • Importing/exporting style sheets
  • Internal styles using property inspector
  • Order and inheritance of style sheets.
  • Graphics and the web
  • Positioning graphics on web pages
  • Modifying graphics size
  • Editing graphics on the fly
  • Roundtrip editing using Photoshop and/or Fireworks
  • Adding Flash video
  • Positioning/sizing video
  • Using Flash skins
  • Adding sound
  • Flash buttons and Flash Media
  • Grid and Ruler for accurate positioning
  • Layers as layout tools
  • Absolute and relative positioning
  • DIVS as design aids
  • Scrollable layers
  • Creating and editing tables in Dreamweaver
  • Using tables for text and graphic positioning
  • Table layout view
  • Creating templates
  • Using templates
  • Applying templates to new and existing pages
  • Applying and modifying editable regions within templates
  • Creating and using forms
  • Adding form fields
  • Processing forms
  • Form validation
  • Combining CSS and form fields
  • Testing your site
  • Maintaining site consistency
  • Remote site connections
  • File synchronisation
  • Updating site/pages as necessary