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ADOBE DREAMWEAVER CS6: COMPREHENSIVE, 1E follows the Shelly Cashman Series proven step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach to teaching the Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 software.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. viii
Introduction: Web Site Development and Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
Objectivesp. DW 1
Web Site Planning and Design Basicsp. DW 2
Types of Web Sitesp. DW 2
Browser Considerationsp. DW 4
Web Site Navigationp. DW 7
Mobile Site Accessp. DW 8
Planning a Web Sitep. DW 8
Planning Basicsp. DW 9
Designp. DW 10
Accessibility Guidelinesp. DW 12
Role of Social Networkingp. DW 13
Web Site Hostingp. DW 14
Project Managementp. DW 16
Testing the Sitep. DW 16
Maintaining the Sitep. DW 16
Web Programming Languagesp. DW 17
HTML and XHTMLp. DW 17
HTML5p. DW 18
XMLp. DW 18
PHPp. DW 18
ASPp. DW 18
jQueryp. DW 18
Web Page Authoring Programsp. DW 19
About Adobe Dreamweaver CS6p. DW 19
Chapter Summaryp. DW 21
Apply Your Knowledgep. DW 21
Extend Your Knowledgep. DW 22
Make It Rightp. DW 22
In the Labp. DW 22
Cases and Placesp. DW 24
Creating a New Web Site with Dreamweaver
Objectivesp. DW 25
What Is Dreamweaver CS6?p. DW 26
Project - Small Business Incubator Web Site Planp. DW 26
Overviewp. DW 27
Starting Dreamweaverp. DW 28
To Start Dreamweaverp. DW 28
Touring the Dreamweaver Windowp. DW 30
Dreamweaver Workspacep. DW 30
Displaying Document Viewsp. DW 35
Opening and Closing Panelsp. DW 37
To Show, Hide, and Move Panelsp. DW 37
To Reset the Classic Workspacep. DW 39
To Display the Standard Toolbarp. DW 40
To Access Preferencesp. DW 41
Understanding HTML5p. DW 42
Understanding CSS3p. DW 43
Creating a New Sitep. DW 43
Defining a Local Sitep. DW 43
Creating the Local Root Folder and Subfoldersp. DW 44
Using Site Setup to Create a Local Sitep. DW 45
To Quit and Restart Dreamweaverp. DW 45
To Use Site Setup to Create a Local Sitep. DW 46
Selecting a Predefined Templatep. DW 49
To Select a Template Layoutp. DW 50
To Name and Save the Home Pagep. DW 51
To Edit Navigation Link Textp. DW 53
To Format Text Using Heading Stylesp. DW 54
To Create a Linkp. DW 56
To Save the Home Pagep. DW 57
To Add a Second Pagep. DW 58
To Create an Unordered Listp. DW 59
To Add the Links to the Second Pagep. DW 61
To Change the Web Page Titlep. DW 62
To Check Spellingp. DW 63
Previewing a Web Page in a Browserp. DW 63
To Choose a Browser and Preview the Web Sitep. DW 64
Dreamweaver Helpp. DW 65
To Access Dreamweaver Helpp. DW 65
To Quit Dreamweaverp. DW 65
Chapter Summaryp. DW 66
Apply Your Knowledgep. DW 66
Extend Your Knowledgep. DW 67
Make It Rightp. DW 69
In the Labp. DW 70
Cases and Placesp. DW 75
Designing a Web Site Using a Template and CSS
Objectivesp. DW 77
Designing Web Pages with CSSp. DW 78
Project - Custom Template and Style Sheetp. DW 78
Overviewp. DW 79
Anatomy of a Style Sheetp. DW 80
Understanding the Structure of a Stylep. DW 81
Identifying Types of Style Sheetsp. DW 82
Creating a Dreamweaver Web Templatep. DW 84
Organizing the Site Structurep. DW 84
To Create a New Sitep. DW 86
To Create Folders for the Image and CSS Filesp. DW 87
To Create a Blank HTML Templatep. DW 88
To Save the HTML Page as a Templatep. DW 90
Adding CSS Stylesp. DW 92
To Add a Div Tagp. DW 93
Setting CSS Rule Definitionsp. DW 97
To Select CSS Rule Definitionsp. DW 97
To Add the Logo Div Tag and Define Its CSS Rulesp. DW 100
To Add the Navigation Div Tag and Define Its CSS Rulesp. DW 104
To Add the Image Div Tag and Define Its CSS Rulesp. DW 107
To Add the Content Div Tag and Define Its CSS Rulesp. DW 109
To Add the Footer Div Tag and Define Its CSS Rulesp. DW 111
Creating an Editable Region of a Templatep. DW 113
To Create an Editable Regionp. DW 113
To Close the Templatep. DW 115
Creating a New Page from a Templatep. DW 115
To Create a Page from a Templatep. DW 115
To View the Site in Live Viewp. DW 118
Chapter Summaryp. DW 119
Apply Your Knowledgep. DW 119
Extend Your Knowledgep. DW 122
Make It Rightp. DW 123
In the Labp. DW 125
Cases and Placesp. DW 136
Adding Graphics and Links
Objectivesp. DW 139
Introductionp. DW 140
Project - Promotional Imagesp. DW 140
Overviewp. DW 142
Modifying a Templatep. DW 143
To Modify a Dreamweaver Template by Editing a CSS Rulep. DW 144
To Modify a Dreamweaver Template by Adding an Editable Regionp. DW 146
Adding Graphics To the Web Sitep. DW 148
Understanding Image File Formatsp. DW 149
Adding Alt Text to Provide Accessibilityp. DW 150
To Copy Files into the Images Folderp. DW 150
To Insert a Logo Image in the Templatep. DW 152
Marketing a Site with Facebook and Twitterp. DW 153
To Insert Social Networking Icons in the Templatep. DW 155
To Insert an Image on the Home Pagep. DW 157
Creating Additional Pages for the Sitep. DW 159
To Create the Services Web Pagep. DW 159
To Create the Portfolio Web Pagep. DW 161
To Create the Pricing Web Pagep. DW 164
To Create the Session Web Pagep. DW 165
To Create the Contact Web Pagep. DW 166
Adding Links to the Gallery Sitep. DW 168
To Add Relative Links to the Gallery Templatep. DW 170
To Add Absolute Links to the Gallery Templatep. DW 172
To Add an E-mail Link to the Gallery Templatep. DW 174
Formatting Linksp. DW 175
To Format a Link as Rollover Textp. DW 176
Modifying the CSS Style Sheetp. DW 178
Creating Compound Stylesp. DW 178
To Add New CSS Rules with a Compound Selectorp. DW 178
Adding an Image Placeholderp. DW 180
To Define an Image Placeholderp. DW 181
To Replace an Image Placeholderp. DW 183
To Add Image Placeholdersp. DW 184
Chapter Summaryp. DW 186
Apply Your Knowledgep. DW 186
Extend Your Knowledgep. DW 187
Make It Rightp. DW 189
In the Labp. DW 190
Cases and Placesp. DW 199
Exploring Tables and Forms
Objectivesp. DW 201
Introductionp. DW 202
Project - Formatted Tables and Formsp. DW 202
Overviewp. DW 203
Understanding Tablesp. DW 204
Designing Table Layoutsp. DW 205
Adding a Summary to Provide Accessibilityp. DW 206
To Insert a Table into the Services Pagep. DW 207
To Add Text to the Tablep. DW 209
Formatting Tablesp. DW 210
Setting Cell, Row, and Column Propertiesp. DW 211
Selecting Table Elementsp. DW 213
To Format Table Textp. DW 214
To Format the Table Captionp. DW 215
Understanding the HTML Structure of a Tablep. DW 216
To Insert a Table into the Pricing Pagep. DW 217
Merging and Splitting Cells in a Tablep. DW 219
To Merge Cells in a Tablep. DW 220
To Add Text to the Pricing Tablep. DW 221
To Align the Tablep. DW 223
To Adjust the Table Widthp. DW 224
To Adjust the Column Widthp. DW 225
Changing the Default Cell Alignmentp. DW 227
To Align Text within a Table Cellp. DW 228
To Set the Background Color of Cells in a Tablep. DW 229
Understanding How Forms Workp. DW 231
Creating a Formp. DW 231
Form Processingp. DW 231
To Insert a Form into a Web Pagep. DW 232
Using the Form Property Inspectorp. DW 234
To Insert a Table to Design the Formp. DW 235
To Add Labels to the Tablep. DW 236
Adding Form Objectsp. DW 237
Adding Text Fieldsp. DW 238
To Add Text Fields to a Formp. DW 239
Adding a Menup. DW 243
To Add a Menu to a Formp. DW 243
Text Field Propertiesp. DW 246
To Add an Initial Value to a Text Fieldp. DW 247
Adding Radio Buttons in a Radio Groupp. DW 248
To Add a Radio Groupp. DW 248
To Add Submit and Reset Buttons to a Formp. DW 250
Chapter Summaryp. DW 253
Apply Your Knowledgep. DW 254
Extend Your Knowledgep. DW 255
Make It Rightp. DW 256
In the Labp. DW 258
Cases and Placesp. DW 267
Creating Interactive Web Pages with Spry and Adobe Widgets
Objectivesp. DW 269
Introductionp. DW 270
Project - Interactive Web Pagesp. DW 270
Overviewp. DW 271
Understanding the Spry Frameworkp. DW 272
Spry Widget Optionsp. DW 273
Adding Spry to a Web Pagep. DW 274
Using Spry Validation Widgetsp. DW 275
To Open the Contact Web Page and Select the Spry Category on the Insert Barp. DW 275
To Add Spry Validation to a Required Text Fieldp. DW 276
To Add Spry Validation to Another Required Text Fieldp. DW 279
To Add Spry Validation to an E-mail Text Fieldp. DW 281
To Add Spry Validation to a Phone Number Text Fieldp. DW 283
To Add Spry Validation to Another Required Text Fieldp. DW 284
To Add Spry Validation to a Radio Groupp. DW 287
To Test the Spry Validation Form in a Browserp. DW 290
Using Spry Collapsible Panelsp. DW 292
To Add Spry Collapsible Panels to a Web Pagep. DW 292
To Add Panel Headingsp. DW 296
Using the Adobe Widget Browserp. DW 297
To Check Your Computer for the Adobe AIR Applicationp. DW 298
To Download and Install Adobe AIRp. DW 299
To Create an Adobe Accountp. DW 300
To View and Add Widgets from Adobe Exchange to My Widgetsp. DW 303
Editing and Formatting Widgetsp. DW 306
To Create a Widget Preset for the LightBox Gallery Widgetp. DW 306
Adding an Adobe Widget to a Web Pagep. DW 309
To Add the LightBox Gallery Widget to a Web Pagep. DW 311
To Add Images to the Portrait Photography LightBox Gallery Widgetp. DW 314
To Add Images to the Family Photography LightBox Gallery Widgetp. DW 317
To Add Images to the Baby Photography LightBox Gallery Widgetp. DW 319
Chapter Summaryp. DW 322
Apply Your Knowledgep. DW 322
Extend Your Knowledgep. DW 323
Make It Rightp. DW 324
In the Labp. DW 325
Cases and Placesp. DW 329
Enhancing Web Pages with Audio and Video
Objectivesp. DW 331
Introductionp. DW 332
Project - Web Pages with Multimediap. DW 332
Overviewp. DW 333
Adding Multimedia with Plug-ins or HTML5p. DW 334
Adding Soundp. DW 335
Understanding Audio Codesp. DW 336
Embedding a Sound File Using a Plug-Inp. DW 338
To Embed a Background Sound Using a Plug-Inp. DW 338
Setting the Parameters of a Sound Filep. DW 340
To Set the Parameters of a Sound Filep. DW 341
Adding an Audio File with HTML5 Codep. DW 343
Coding HTML5 Audiop. DW 344
To Add an Audio File Using HTML5 Codep. DW 345
To Display and HTML5 Audio Control in Different Browsersp. DW 348
To Remove an HTML5 Audio Control and Loopp. DW 350
Adding Videop. DW 351
Understanding Video Formatsp. DW 351
Embedding a Video File Using a Plug-Inp. DW 351
To Embed a Video Using a Plug-Inp. DW 352
To Set the Parameters of a Video Filep. DW 354
Adding a Video File with HTML5 Codep. DW 357
Coding HTML5 Videop. DW 357
To Add a Video File Using HTML5 Codep. DW 358
Chapter Summaryp. DW 362
Apply Your Knowledgep. DW 362
Extend Your Knowledgep. DW 363
Make It Rightp. DW 363
In the Labp. DW 365
Cases and Placesp. DW 368
Media Objects, Behaviors, and CSS3 Styling
Objectivesp. DW 369
Introductionp. DW 370
Project - Designing with Media and Behaviorsp. DW 371
Overviewp. DW 372
Adding Media Objectsp. DW 373
Using Adobe Flashp. DW 373
Using Shockwavep. DW 375
Using Java Appletsp. DW 376
Understanding the Structure of an Appletp. DW 376
To Copy the Applets Folder to the Gallery Site Folderp. DW 377
To Insert an Applet on a Web Pagep. DW 377
To Modify Applet Properties and Define Applet Parametersp. DW 381
Using Plug-Ins and Active Xp. DW 385
Inserting Adobe Smart Objectsp. DW 386
Integrating Adobe Fireworksp. DW 386
Adding Behaviors to Web Pagesp. DW 387
To Insert an Effect Behavior on the Home Pagep. DW 388
To Insert a Pop-up Message on the Contact Pagep. DW 394
Styling Elements with CSS3p. DW 397
To Add Rounded Borders to Spry Collapsible Panelsp. DW 398
To Add CSS Properties to Spry Collapsible Panelsp. DW 402
Using the CSS Transitions Panelp. DW 404
To Add a CSS Transition Using the CSS Transitions Panelp. DW 404
To Add a Box Shadow to an Imagep. DW 409
Chapter Summaryp. DW 413
Apply Your Knowledgep. DW 413
Extend Your Knowledgep. DW 414
Make It Rightp. DW 416
In the Labp. DW 417
Cases and Placesp. DW 421
Publishing a Web Site
Objectivesp. DW 423
Introductionp. DW 424
Project - Testing and Publishing the Gallery Sitep. DW 424
Overviewp. DW 425
Using Copyrighted Materialp. DW 426
Understanding Meta Tagsp. DW 427
Head Content Elementsp. DW 427
To Add Keywords and a Description Meta Tagp. DW 428
Testing a Web Sitep. DW 431
Testing a Site using Adobe BrowserLabp. DW 432
To Open Adobe BrowserLabp. DW 432
To Create a New Browser Set in Adobe BrowserLabp. DW 435
To Change the View in Adobe BrowserLabp. DW 438
Testing using the Link Checkerp. DW 439
To Verify Internal Links with the Link Checkerp. DW 440
Proofreading a Web Sitep. DW 443
To Check Spellingp. DW 444
Publishing to a Web Serverp. DW 445
Defining a Remote Sitep. DW 446
To Define a Remote Sitep. DW 446
Connecting to a Remote Sitep. DW 451
To Connect to a Remote Sitep. DW 451
Uploading Files to a Remote Serverp. DW 452
To Upload Files to a Remote Serverp. DW 452
Web Site Project Managementp. DW 453
Updating the Sitep. DW 454
Chapter Summaryp. DW 454
Apply Your Knowledgep. DW 454
Extend Your Knowledgep. DW 455
Make It Rightp. DW 456
In the Labp. DW 457
Cases and Placesp. DW 460
Building a Mobile Web Site
Objectivesp. DW 461
Introductionp. DW 462
Project - Mobile Web Sitep. DW 462
Overviewp. DW 464
Designing for Mobile Devicesp. DW 465
Using jQuery Mobile Toolsp. DW 466
To Create a Mobile Directory and Copy Data Filesp. DW 467
Preparing the Mobile Web Site Structurep. DW 468
To Create and Save a Page for the Mobile Sitep. DW 468
Creating jQuery Mobile Pagesp. DW 470
Mobile Page Contentp. DW 470
To Create the Home Page for the jQuery Mobile Sitep. DW 471
To Create the Services Page using jQuery Mobilep. DW 474
To Create the Portfolio Page Using jQuery Mobilep. DW 475
To Create the Pricing Page using jQuery Mobilep. DW 476
To Create the Session and Contact Pages using jQuery Mobilep. DW 478
Adding Content to a Mobile Web Pagep. DW 479
To Add Content to the Gallery Mobile Web Sitep. DW 479
To Add a jQuery Mobile List View UI Widget to the Home Pagep. DW 481
To Add Page Links to the jQuery Mobile List View UI Widgetp. DW 482
To Change the View Size and Display the Mobile Site in Live Viewp. DW 485
Using Graphics on a Mobile Pagep. DW 486
To Add a Graphic to the Home Pagep. DW 486
Setting Styles for Mobile Web Pagesp. DW 488
To Modify jQuery Mobile CSS Rulesp. DW 488
To Add Graphics to the Portfolio Pagep. DW 491
Adding Other jQuery Mobile UI Widgets to Mobile Pagesp. DW 493
To Add a jQuery Mobile Collapsible Block UI Widget to the Services Pagep. DW 493
To Add a jQuery Mobile Layout Grid UI Widget to the Pricing Pagep. DW 496
To Add a jQuery Mobile Home Buttonsp. DW 498
To Add and Link jQuery Mobile Buttons to an E-mail Address and Phone Numberp. DW 502
To Add a Title and View the Mobile Web Site in a Browserp. DW 504
To Use the jQuery Mobile Swatches Panelp. DW 505
Publishing a Mobile Web Sitep. DW 508
Creating PhoneGap Applicationsp. DW 509
Chapter Summaryp. DW 510
Apply Your Knowledgep. DW 510
Extend Your Knowledgep. DW 511
Make It Rightp. DW 513
In the Labp. DW 514
Cases and Placesp. DW 519
Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Help
Getting Help with Dreamweaver CS6p. APP 1
The Dreamweaver Help Menup. APP 1
Exploring the Dreamweaver CS6 Help Systemp. APP 3
Using the Help and Tutorials Listp. APP 4
To Find Help Using the Help and Tutorials Listp. APP 4
Using the Search Featurep. APP 5
To Use the Adobe Community Help Search Featurep. APP 5
Context-Sensitive Helpp. APP 6
To Display Context-Sensitive Help on Text Using the Options Menup. APP 6
Using the Reference Panelp. APP 7
To Use the Reference Panelp. APP 7
Apply Your Knowledgep. APP 9
Changing Screen Resolution
Changing Screen Resolutionp. APP 11
To Change the Screen Resolutionp. APP 12
For Mac Users
For the Mac User of this Bookp. APP 15
Keyboard Differencesp. APP 15
To Start Adobe Dreamweaver CS6p. APP 16
To Create a New HTML Filep. APP 17
Save a File in Dreamweaverp. APP 19
Print a File in Dreamweaverp. APP 19
Close a File in Dreamweaverp. APP 20
Quit Dreamweaverp. APP 20
Project Planning Guidelines
Using Project Planning Guidelinesp. APP 21
Determine the Project's Purposep. APP 22
Analyze Your Audiencep. APP 22
Gather Possible Contentp. APP 22
Determine What Content to Present to Your Audiencep. APP 22
Summaryp. APP 23
Indexp. IND 1
Quick Reference Summaryp. QR 1
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