Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Classroom in a Book

  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-06-17
  • Publisher: Adobe Press
  • View Upgraded Edition

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $54.99 Save up to $15.40
  • Buy Used
    Add to Cart Free Shipping


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?


Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 choose Adobe Dreamweaver CS6: Classroom in a Bookfrom the Adobe Creative Team. The 15 project-based lessons in this book show you step by step everything you need to know to work in Dreamweaver CS6. You'll learn to create a professional website without having to write code by hand. This completely revised CS6 edition also covers HTML5, CSS3, and media queries for responsive web design. The book also shows how to create HTML-based headings, paragraphs, lists, and tables; insert graphics and Photoshop Smart Objects; add links to text and images; apply cascading styles sheets; and customize the Dreamweaver workspace. You'll also learn to add interactive elements to your sites, such as HTML5-compatible video and animation, get guidance for working with code, and finally publish a finished site to the Web. The companion DVD includes all lesson files so you can work along with the book, as well as, two hours of free video tutorials from Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Learn by Video.

Author Biography

The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real world knowledge of Adobe web design products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe's Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.

Table of Contents

Getting Startedp. ix
About Classroom in a Bookp. ix
TinyURLsp. ix
Prerequisitesp. x
Installing the programp. x
Copying the Classroom in a Book filesp. x
Recommended lesson orderp. xi
Jumpstartp. xi
Setting up the workspacep. xiii
Windows vs. Macintosh instructionsp. xiii
Finding Dreamweaver informationp. xiii
Checking for updatesp. xiv
Additional resourcesp. xiv
Adobe certificationp. xv
Customizing Your Workspacep. 2
Lesson overviewp. 2
Touring the workspacep. 4
Switching and splitting viewsp. 5
Working with panelsp. 7
Selecting a workspace layoutp. 11
Adjusting toolbarsp. 13
Personalizing preferencesp. 13
Creating custom keyboard shortcutsp. 14
Using the Property inspectorp. 15
Html Basicsp. 18
Lesson overviewp. 18
What is HTML?p. 20
Where did HTML begin?p. 20
Writing your own HTML codep. 22
Frequently used HTML 4 codesp. 30
Introducing HTML5p. 32
CSS Basicsp. 38
Lesson overviewp. 38
What is CSS?p. 40
HTML vs. CSS formattingp. 41
HTML defaultsp. 42
CSS box modelp. 45
Formatting textp. 46
Formatting objectsp. 55
Multiples, classes, and IDs, oh my!p. 64
CSS3 overview and supportp. 66
Creating A Page Layoutp. 70
Lesson overviewp. 70
Web design basicsp. 72
Working with thumbnails and wireframesp. 75
Defining a Dreamweaver sitep. 78
Using the Welcome screenp. 79
Previewing your completed filep. 80
Modifying an existing CSS layoutp. 81
Adding a background image to the headerp. 84
Inserting new componentsp. 87
Changing element alignmentp. 92
Modifying the page width and background colorp. 93
Modifying existing content and formattingp. 95
Inserting an image placeholderp. 100
Inserting placeholder textp. 101
Modifying the footerp. 101
Checking browser compatibilityp. 102
Working With Cascading Style Sheetsp. 104
Lesson overviewp. 104
Previewing the completed filep. 106
Working with the CSS Styles panelp. 106
Working with typep. 110
Using images for graphical effectsp. 113
Creating new CSS rulesp. 115
Creating an interactive menup. 122
Modifying hyperlink behaviorp. 125
Creating faux columnsp. 128
Moving rules to an external style sheetp. 130
Creating style sheets for other mediap. 132
Working With Templatesp. 140
Lesson overviewp. 140
Previewing completed filesp. 142
Creating a template from an existing layoutp. 143
Inserting editable regionsp. 144
Producing child pagesp. 146
Updating a templatep. 149
Using library itemsp. 152
Using server-side includesp. 157
Working With Text, Lists, and Tablesp. 166
Lesson overviewp. 166
Previewing the completed filep. 168
Creating and styling textp. 170
Creating and styling tablesp. 182
Spell checking webpagesp. 195
Finding and replacing textp. 197
Working With Imagesp. 202
Lesson overviewp. 202
Reviewing web image basicsp. 204
Previewing the completed filep. 209
Inserting an imagep. 210
Adjusting image positions with CSS classesp. 212
Working with the Insert panelp. 213
Using Adobe Bridge to insert imagesp. 215
Inserting non-web file typesp. 218
Working with Photoshop Smart Objectsp. 221
Copying and pasting images from Photoshop and Fireworksp. 223
Inserting images by drag and dropp. 227
Optimizing images with the Property inspectorp. 227
Working With Navigationp. 232
Lesson overviewp. 232
Hyperlink basicsp. 234
Previewing the completed filep. 235
Creating internal hyperlinksp. 237
Creating an image-based linkp. 240
Creating an external linkp. 241
Setting up email linksp. 243
Targeting page elementsp. 244
Inserting Spry menu barsp. 248
Checking your pagep. 265
Adding Interactivityp. 268
Lesson overviewp. 268
Learning about Dreamweaver behaviorsp. 270
Previewing the completed filep. 272
Working with Dreamweaver behaviorsp. 273
Working with Spry Accordion widgetsp. 279
Working With Web Animation and Videop. 286
Lesson overviewp. 286
Understanding web animation and videop. 288
Previewing the completed filep. 289
Adding web animation to a pagep. 290
Adding web video to a pagep. 293
Working With Formsp. 300
Lesson overviewp. 300
Previewing the completed filep. 302
Learning about formsp. 303
Adding a form to a pagep. 305
Inserting text form elementsp. 306
Inserting checkboxesp. 315
Creating radio buttonsp. 317
Incorporating text areasp. 319
Working with listsp. 320
Adding a Submit buttonp. 322
Specifying a form actionp. 324
Emailing form datap. 325
Styling formsp. 329
Working With Online Datap. 334
Lesson overviewp. 334
Working with dynamic contentp. 336
Previewing the completed filep. 336
Using HTML and XML datap. 338
Choosing a server modelp. 348
Configuring a local web serverp. 349
Setting up a testing serverp. 350
Building database applicationsp. 352
Building Dynamic Pages with Datap. 360
Lesson overviewp. 360
Building pages with PHPp. 362
Creating a master/detail page setp. 372
Creating a detail pagep. 384
Publishing To The Webp. 388
Lesson overviewp. 388
Defining a remote sitep. 390
Cloaking folders and filesp. 396
Wrapping things upp. 398
Putting your site onlinep. 402
Synchronizing local and remote sitesp. 404
Appendix: TinyURLsp. 408
Indexp. 411
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review