Adobe Dreamweaver Course: Level 1 (Beginners)

Adobe Dreamweaver Course: Level 1 (Beginners)

Adobe Dreamweaver short courses in Sydney, open to everyone.

Build beautiful web sites for any browser or device with our Adobe Dreamweaver courses in Sydney.

In our Adobe Dreamweaver courses, get faster, easier ways to design, code, and publish websites and web applications that look amazing on any size screen. With support for HTML, CSS, Javascript, and more, designers and developers can quickly create and publish web pages almost anywhere. Learn Adobe Dreamweaver with our Adobe Dreamweaver courses in Sydney - short courses open to everyone.

This Adobe Dreamweaver course is a beginner’s Dreamweaver course and aims to give you a thorough grounding in the basics of using Adobe Dreamweaver before attempting more advanced features covered in Adobe Dreamweaver Course: Level 2 (Advanced). The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe Dreamweaver course allow you to set up a new website, create and modify webpages, insert text and images, and much more.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this Adobe Dreamweaver course you should be able to:

  1. Understand how you can use Dreamweaver.
  2. Navigate the Dreamweaver interface.
  3. Understand and work with views.
  4. Set up a Dreamweaver website.
  5. Create and work with a webpage.
  6. Add text to a web page.
  7. Create and edit CSS rules and apply them to text.
  8. Manage layouts using CSS.
  9. Insert and modify images into a web page.
  10. Construct hyperlinks from a web page to other resources.
  11. Use the Help menu and access online help resources.
  12. Upload and test a website.

Course Content

This Adobe Dreamweaver course will cover the following content:

Getting to Know Adobe Dreamweaver

  • Understanding the Internet.
  • Understanding Websites.
  • What Is Dreamweaver.
  • Understanding Website Coding.
  • Planning Fundamentals.
  • Starting Dreamweaver From the Desktop.
  • The Welcome Experience.
  • Understanding the Dreamweaver CC Workspace.
  • Opening a File From the Welcome Window.
  • Understanding the Document Window.
  • Understanding the Standard Toolbar.
  • Working With the Document Window.
  • Closing a Document.
  • Understanding Panels and Panel Groups.
  • Displaying and Hiding Panels.
  • Floating and Docking Panels.
  • Understanding the Insert Panel.
  • Understanding Workspaces.
  • Working With Workspaces.
  • Creating a Custom Workspace.
  • Understanding the Properties Inspector.

Working With Adobe Dreamweaver Views

  • Understanding Views.
  • Understanding Code View.
  • Understanding the Coding Toolbar.
  • Understanding Design View.
  • Understanding Live View.

Creating a New Adobe Dreamweaver Website

  • Understanding Setting Up a Website.
  • Understanding Site Structure.
  • Understanding the Files Panel.
  • Defining a New Dreamweaver Site.
  • Adding Folders to a Website.
  • Adding Files to a Website.
  • Adding a Home Page.
  • Managing Files and Folders.

Your First Adobe Dreamweaver Webpage

  • Understanding the New Document Dialog Box.
  • Creating a New Webpage.
  • Saving a New Webpage.
  • Fundamentals of HTML.
  • Fundamentals of CSS.
  • Understanding Basic Web Page Structure.
  • Adding a Div Tag.
  • Understanding New Document Preferences.
  • Adding a Header Tag.
  • Adding a Nav Tag.
  • Adding Other Page Elements.
  • Exiting Dreamweaver CC.

Working With Text in Adobe Dreamweaver

  • Typing Text.
  • Understanding Selecting Text.
  • Understanding Spacing Copying and Pasting Text.
  • Converting Line Breaks.
  • Using Paste Special.
  • Importing a Microsoft Word Document.
  • Inserting Special Characters.
  • Checking Spelling.

Introduction to CSS Styles in Adobe Dreamweaver

  • Understanding CSS Styles.
  • Understanding CSS Rules.
  • Understanding the CSS Designer Panel.
  • Linking to an External Style Sheet.

Managing Layouts With CSS in Adobe Dreamweaver

  • Understanding Layouts.
  • Understanding Floating Elements.
  • Understanding Page Layout Properties.
  • Setting Element Width and Height.
  • Floating Elements.
  • Clearing Floats.
  • Understanding the Position Property.
  • Setting the Element Position Property.
  • Previewing the Page Layout.
  • Using CSS Inspect to Check Page Layout.
  • Using CSS Disable.
  • Previewing Page Layout on Other Devices.

Working With Images in Adobe Dreamweaver

  • Understanding Image Formats.
  • Understanding the Assets Panel.
  • Understanding Images and Accessibility.
  • Inserting an Image.
  • Dragging and Dropping an Image.
  • Inserting an Image Using Code View.
  • Understanding Element Quick View.
  • Inserting an Image Using Element.
  • Quick View.

Working With Adobe Dreamweaver Navigation

  • Understanding Hyperlinks and URLs.
  • Understanding Creating Hyperlinks.
  • Creating an Internal Link.
  • Creating an Absolute Link.
  • Creating a Link to a Named Anchor.
  • Creating an Email Link.
  • Styling Hyperlinks With CSS.
  • Formatting Hyperlinks With Pseudo- Classes.
  • Creating CSS Rollovers Using Pseudo- Classes.
  • Styling a Navigation Bar With CSS.
  • Creating a Navigation Bar With CSS Code.

Getting Help in Adobe Dreamweaver

  • Understanding the Help Menu.
  • Using Online Help.
  • Searching for Online Help.
  • Accessing Online Tutorials.

Uploading a Website in Adobe Dreamweaver

  • Previewing and Testing a Website.
  • Checking Links and Validation.
  • Optimising for Search Engines.
  • Uploading a Website to a Remote Server.

Intended Audience

This Adobe Dreamweaver course provides a comprehensive and thorough coverage of using Dreamweaver and requires little or no prior knowledge of the Dreamweaver software package. This course is ideal for new or existing Dreamweaver users seeking to learn Adobe Dreamweaver tasks outlined in the course content.

Delivery Style

This Adobe Dreamweaver course is presented as a practical, instructor-led computer-based course. You’ll have dedicated access to a computer exclusively for your use so you can follow instructor training and work through examples in an application-focused teaching environment.

Course Prerequisites

This Adobe Dreamweaver course assumes little or no knowledge of Dreamweaver. You should be familiar with the basic functions of a computer operating system. This includes navigating the environment using a mouse and keyboard, starting applications, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, creating folders, opening and saving files, familiarity with the accessing the Internet and use of common web browsers. If you do not have these skills, we recommend attending the Basic Computer Skills Course before attempting this course.

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Bring Your Own Device Option

This course is also available to participants who are seeking a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) option for users of Windows or Mac devices. Participants are able to bring and use their own laptop provided that they have a recent version of the software installed on their device. BYOD course participants are required to contact us on 02 8262 6400 (Option 4) between 9AM to 5PM Monday to Friday to enrol in this course. This option may also be available for any classes currently marked as full.


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