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Dreamweaver 101 Red Belt


Website design can be confusing to get started with. But with our Adobe Certified Instructor led class we will show you how Adobe Dreamweaver can make it simple. This course provides web designers with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to build and manage professional web sites using Dreamweaver.


This course is for people new to web design and development and want to use Dreamweaver to build intuitive, attractive and accessible websites.

Assumed Knowledge

To gain the most from this class, students should be familiar with the web and its terminology.


In this course, you will examine the basics of Dreamweaver with a focus on best practices and design. 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/Dreamweaver integration
  • Creating Templates and Site Maintenance

  • Course content

    Understanding the Welcome screen
    Able to Arrange panels
    Able to Manage the workspace
    Understanding the Application toolbar
    Understanding the Document toolbar
    Knowledge of the Property inspector
    Knowledge of using the Insert panel

    2.1 Creating:
    Able to Define a new Site
    Able to Creating Local Root Folders
    Understanding the basics of site structure
    Understanding file naming conventions
    Able to Manage files and folders

    2.2 Testing:
    Understand Saving and Testing in a Browser
    Knowledge of using Live View
    Able to Check Links Site wide
    Able to Change Links Site wide
    Able to edit content with the Search Panel
    Exploring Results and what to do about them
    Exploring the Reference Panel

    2.3 Uploading:
    Knowledge of uploading a Site
    Knowledge of Refreshing a Site
    Able to Connect to a Remote Server

    3.1 Pages:
    Able to Create and Add pages
    Able to Delete Pages and Folders
    Able to Create Framesets
    Knowledge of Inserting Elements;
    •Div Tags
    Understand Modifying Tables
    Able to add content to Tables
    Able to Create Templates
    Knowledge of Drawing AP Elements
    Understand Automation;
    •Using site library items
    •Creating site templates
    •Defining repeating & editable regions
    •Using templates
    •Applying a template to an existing page
    •Modifying templates!

    3.2 Adding Navigation:
    Understanding site navigation
    Able to Link to files in your site
    Able to Link to sites
    Able to Link to named anchors
    Able to add email links
    Able to add Links with images
    Able to Create a jump menu

    3.3 Interactive Elements:
    Able to Create and Modify Tabbed Sprys
    Able to Create and Modify Accordion Sprys
    Able to Create and Modify Collapsable Sprys
    Able to Create and Modify Menu Bar Sprys
    Able to Creating Rollovers
    Able to Adding Javascript Effects and Behaviors

    3.4 Adding Media:
    Knowledge of using graphics on web pages
    Able to place graphics on the page
    Understand modifying image properties
    Understand Editing images
    Able to roundtrip edit with Fireworks/Photoshop
    Understand adding Flash content
    Understand adding Flash Video

    3.5 Creating Forms:
    Understanding forms
    Knowledge of Processing a form
    Knowledge of setting focus in a form
    Understanding the Validation of a form

    4.1 HTML:
    Knowledge of formatting pages with HTML

    4.2 CSS:
    Knowledge of formatting Text with CSS
    Knowledge of formatting Pages with CSS
    Understanding how to Modify CSS
    Knowledge of Saving CSS to Documents
    Utilise CSS Documents to format websites
    Understanding .Class Styles
    Understanding TAG Styles
    Understanding Compound Styles
    Understanding #ID Styles
    Knowledge of absolute and relative positioning
    Knowledge of Designing with DIVs & CSS

Duration: 3 days
Level: Introduction
Price: £697.00

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