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Adobe Dreamweaver Classes

Our Dreamweaver classes are taught by live instructors present in the classroom. They will teach you, step-by-step how to build a professional website using Adobe Dreamweaver. All classes are taught in brand new, state-of-the-art computer training labs in our Chicago and Los Angeles training centers.

We include the following with each Dreamweaver class:

  • Dreamweaver training manual
  • Certificate of course completion
  • 6-month free repeat.

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Onsite Dreamweaver training available countrywide.

Meet our Dreamweaver Instructors

Our instructors are very experienced Web developers. With their knowledge and experience they will share with you a wealth of tips and tricks on how to use Dreamweaver to build stunning websites.

Dreamweaver Course Outline

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Customizing Your Workspace
  • Touring the workspace
  • Switching and splitting views
  • Design view
  • Code view
  • Split view
  • Live view
  • Live Code
  • Inspect mode
  • Working with panels
  • Minimizing
  • Selecting a workspace layout
  • Working with Extract
  • Adjusting toolbars
  • Personalizing preferences
  • Creating custom keyboard shortcuts
  • Using the Property inspector
  • Using the HTML tab
  • Using the CSS tab
  • Image properties
  • Table properties
  • Related files interface
  • Using tag selectors
  • Using the CSS Designer
  • Element Quick View
  • Element View
HTML Basics
  • What is HTML?
  • Writing your own HTML code
  • Understanding HTML syntax
  • Inserting HTML code
  • Formatting text with HTML
  • Applying inline formatting
  • Adding structure
  • Writing HTML in Dreamweaver
  • Frequently used HTML 4 tags
  • Introducing HTML5
  • What’s new in HTML5
  • HTML5 tags
  • Semantic web design
CSS Basics
  • What is CSS?
  • HTML vs. CSS formatting
  • HTML defaults
  • Browser antics
  • CSS box model
  • Previewing the completed file
  • Formatting text
  • Cascade theory
  • Inheritance theory
  • Descendant theory
  • Specificity theory
  • Code Navigator
  • CSS Designer
  • Multiples, classes, and ids
  • Applying formatting to multiple elements
  • CSS shorthand
  • Creating class attributes
  • Creating id attributes
  • Formatting objects
  • Width
  • Borders and backgrounds
  • Positioning
  • Height
  • Margins and padding
  • Normalization
  • Final touches
  • CSS3 overview
Web Design Basics
  • Developing a new website
  • What is the purpose of the website?
  • Who is the audience?
  • How do they get here?
  • Working with thumbnails and wireframes
  • Creating thumbnails
  • Creating a page design
  • Creating wireframes
Creating a Page Layout
  • Using the Welcome Screen
  • Previewing your completed file
  • Working with predefined layouts
  • Working with the CSS Designer
  • Working with type
  • Using Edge Web Fonts
  • Building font stacks with web fonts
  • Specifying font size
  • Creating a CSS background
  • Adding a background image
  • Adding other background effects
  • Creating custom CSS styling
  • Modifying existing content
  • Adding new items to a navigation menu
  • Styling a navigational menu
  • Building semantic content
  • Positioning elements with Element Quick View
  • Inserting placeholder text
  • Inserting HTML entities
  • Validating HTML code
Designing for Mobile Devices
  • Responsive design
  • Media type property
  • Media queries
  • Media query syntax
  • Previewing your completed file
  • Working with media queries
  • Identifying media queries
  • Targeting media queries
  • Targeting selectors
  • Troubleshooting styles across media queries
  • Using Element Quick View
  • Adding rules to a media query
  • Edge Inspect
Working with Templates
  • Previewing completed files
  • Moving embedded CSS to an external file
  • Creating a template from an existing layout
  • Inserting editable regions
  • Inserting metadata
  • Producing child pages
  • Creating a new page
  • Adding content to child pages
  • Updating a template
Working with Text, Lists, and Tables
  • Previewing the completed file
  • Creating and styling text
  • Importing text
  • Creating semantic structures
  • Creating headings
  • Adding other HTML structures
  • Creating lists
  • Creating indented text
  • Making it responsive
  • Creating and styling tables
  • Creating tables from scratch
  • Copying and pasting tables
  • Styling tables with CSS
  • Styling table cells
  • Controlling table display
  • Inserting tables from other sources
  • Adjusting vertical alignment
  • Adding and formatting caption elements
  • Making tables responsive
  • Spell checking web pages
  • Finding and replacing text
Working with Images
  • Web image basics
  • Vector graphics
  • Raster graphics
  • Raster image file formats
  • Previewing the completed file
  • Inserting an image
  • Adjusting image positions with CSS classes
  • Working with the Insert panel
  • Using the Insert menu
  • Inserting non-web file types
  • Copying and pasting images from Photoshop
  • Adapting images to smaller screens
  • Inserting images by drag and drop
  • Making images responsive
  • Optimizing images with the Property inspector
Working with Navigation
  • Hyperlink basics
  • Internal and external hyperlinks
  • Relative vs. absolute hyperlinks
  • Previewing the completed file
  • Creating internal hyperlinks
  • Creating relative links in Design view
  • Creating a home link
  • Updating links in child pages
  • Creating an external link
  • Creating an absolute link in Live view
  • Setting up email links
  • Creating an image-based link
  • Creating image-based links using Element View
  • Creating text links using Element View
  • Targeting page elements
  • Creating internal targeted links
  • Creating a link destination using an id
  • Creating a destination link in Element View
  • Targeting id-based link destinations
  • Checking your page
Adding Interactivity
  • Learning about Dreamweaver behaviors
  • Previewing the completed file
  • Working with Dreamweaver behaviors
  • Applying a behavior
  • Applying a Swap Image Restore behavior
  • Removing applied behaviors
  • Adding behaviors to hyperlinks
  • Making it responsive
  • Working with jQuery Accordion widgets
  • Inserting a jQuery Accordion widget
  • Customizing a jQuery Accordion
  • Editing dynamic jQuery styling
Working with Web Animation and Video
  • Understanding web animation and video
  • Previewing the completed file
  • Adding web animation to a page
  • Adding web video to a page
  • Choosing HTML5 video options
Publishing to the Web
  • Defining a remote site
  • Setting up a remote FTP site
  • Establishing a remote site on a local or network web server
  • Cloaking folders and files
  • Wrapping things up
  • Putting your site online
  • Synchronizing local and remote sites

"Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class."

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We don't just want you to learn Dreamweaver, we want you to leave our classes feeling fully inspired.

Dreamweaver CC 2019 - Fundamentals Course Book

On our Dreamweaver course you will learn to build a professional looking website from the ground up.

Additional topics covered include:

  • The latest Web design trends
  • Best practices for fonts, CSS and content layout
  • How to create a solid navigation that users understand
  • Tips to turn your website into a marketing tool
  • What search engines like Google are looking for when they index your website
  • Previewing your website before going live
  • Using the built-in FTP function to take your site live.

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Free Repeat

We recognize that Dreamweaver is a complex program, and that trainees may benefit from repeating the class. Included in your course price is a FREE Repeat valid for 6 months.

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Dreamweaver is not for everyone. If you decide that after the first day in class that the software is not for you, you can leave the class and we will give you a complete refund.

Group Dreamweaver Training

We offer group training in Dreamweaver. This can be delivered onsite at your premises, at our training center in Chicago or Los Angeles or via webinar.
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Do I need to bring my own computer?

No, we provide both Windows or Mac computers, and our trainers are able to provide tuition for both operating systems.

Do your Dreamweaver classes have a live trainer in the classroom?

Yes. Our Adobe Dreamweaver classes are completely live-instructor led by qualified and passionate trainers. They are on hand to provide support, demonstrate concepts, and answer any questions you may have to assist your learning.

Where do your Adobe Dreamweaver training classes take place?

We have two state-of-the-art Dreamweaver training centers, one located in Chicago (230 W Monroe, Suite 610, Chicago IL 60606) and the other in Los Angeles (915 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles CA 90017). If you prefer an onsite Dreamweaver class, we also provide onsite training at your location countrywide.

What version of Dreamweaver do you train on?

All our classes are run on the latest version of Dreamweaver Creative Cloud.

What are the Dreamweaver class times?

Our classes run from 9.00am to 4.30pm with a lunch hour at 12.15pm. There are lots of eateries within a short walk of the training centers, or we have kitchen facilities should you prefer to bring your own lunch.

Do I need to know Dreamweaver before attending?

Our 3-day Fundamentals and 5-day Bootcamp classes are entry level courses, so you do not need to know Dreamweaver before signing up for either of those courses. The prerequisites for the Advanced course is the Fundamentals course or the equivalent experience.