How to create a Dreamweaver Site file, set up a local testing server and a remote FTP server for your website.
How to create a template document in Dreamweaver - and the best way to view it to make workflow more efficient.
How and why to create a CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) document in Dreamweaver. CSS files dictate the way everything appears on a website.
How to link a CSS document to a Dreamweaver page.
A very brief introduction to HTML tags, META tags, Head Content and the code that controls editable template regions.
Create the first two CSS styles - the Body and HTML styles. Set up a text sizing protocol.
How to create a website wrapper, header, menu, body content and footer DIV tags for a new website.
How to create three columns across a fixed width website using Float Left.
How to Style H1, H2, H3 and P tags using a CSS document and the dialogue box settings in Dreamweaver.
Discover Pseudo Classes and learn to alter the way a hyperlink appears by default.
Why to use breadcrumbs links and how to style them.
Slice up a Photoshop file precisely to extract the rounded corners which will be used as background images applied to H3 tags and an OL tag.
Use images for the top, tile and bottom of a panel like this one and fix their positions using CSS.
After selecting the most appropriate menu system (taking usability and context into account), create each navigational tab separately.
Create and style the footer content. Add a website hyperlink.
Decide what areas you'd like to edit site-wide and create Editable Regions. These areas will be editable on site pages, but areas outside them will remain unalterable.
Name the main categories and link the top tabs to the directories containing the default index.html pages for each one.
Once your template is complete, create a 'new page from template'. This page is only editable where there are editable regions defined.
Prepare the top navigation bar as if for the Home Page and create a Library Item from it. Duplicate and alter it for each of the other main categories.
Take care of all essential links, headlines, title tags etc before starting on the content of the page. You can refine them later.