Dreamweaver CW6 - Beginning


This course is designed for individuals interested in learning the foundational skills necessary to create or maintain a website in the most efficient manner. It is valuable for new web designers, web developers, and graphic artists who want to extend their skills in creating complete websites.

The course covers the Adobe® Web Communication using Dreamweaver® CS6 objectives completely and can be used to help prepare students to take the Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA) exam. This course is also designed to cover the Adobe® Certified Expert (ACE) exam objectives.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the capabilities of Dreamweaver® CS6, the elements of design and the technologies used in website production.
  • Describe the work and project planning required to create a website.
  • Create web pages and content elements for those pages.
  • Use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to style page content.
  • Insert images and import external content for the pages.
  • Create tables and manage the image properties.
  • Create reusable web assets and page templates for other web pages.
  • Generate four types of links used in websites.
  • Conduct tests on the website and upload single pages, groups of pages or entire websites.
PrerequisitesTo ensure success, participants will need to be familiar with using personal computers, should have experience using a keyboard and mouse, and be familiar with Microsoft® Office Windows® user interface. 
Suggested Class SizeMinimum 3
Maximum 12
Course LengthFull day
Table of ContentsLesson 1: Getting Started with Dreamweaver®

Topic A: Web Basics

Topic B: The Dreamweaver® Interface

Topic C: The Elements of Web Design

Topic D: Dreamweaver® Help

Lesson 2: Creating a Website                   

Topic A: Plan the Website Project

Topic B: Use Design Tools to Plan the Website

Topic C: Set Up the Website in Dreamweaver®

Lesson 3: Creating Web Pages

Topic A: Create Web Page Documents

Topic B: Add Head and Text Components to the Page

Topic C: Add Lists and Quotations

Topic D: Set Page Properties

Lesson 4: Using CSS

Topic A: Create Styles and Selectors with CSS

Topic B: Use CSS to Format a Web Page

Lesson 5: Inserting Images

Topic A: Insert Images

Topic B: Manage Image Properties with CSS

Lesson 6: Inserting Tables and Importing Content

Topic A: Table Tags and Properties

Topic B: Import External Data

Lesson 7: Creating Reusable Site Assets

Topic A: Create Reusable Site Assets

Topic B: Modify and Update Library Items

Topic C: Create and Use Page Templates

Lesson 8: Linking Web Pages

Topic A: Create Common Hyperlinks to Site Pages

Topic B: Create Links to Page Locations

Topic C: Create Email Links

Topic D: Image Maps and Linking

Topic E: Navigation and Rollovers

Lesson 9: Sending the Website to the Web Server

Topic A: Validate the Website

Topic B: Upload Files to the Web Server