Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (20 hours)

Price: $0.00

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 is the industry's leading application for developing websites and web applications. Using its powerful coding environment or standard-setting visual interface, designers and developers at all levels can create engaging and dynamic websites for multiple devices.

This course provides web designers with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to build and manage professional websites using Dreamweaver CS6. NetCom Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 course 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.

Students with no prior experience in Dreamweaver are encouraged to take the following course as a pre-requisite: Web Design with XHTML, HTML, and CSS: Level 1

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Contact us to customize this class with your own dates, times and location. You can also call 1-888-563-8266 or chat live with a Learning Consultant.

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Intended Audience for this Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Course

  • » This course is intended for people new to web design and development that want to build intuitive, attractive and accessible websites using Dreamweaver CS6.

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Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Course Objectives

  • » Explore and customize the Dreamweaver interface
  • » Build a website from scratch
  • » Edit existing web pages
  • » Work with reusable site assets
  • » Utilize different types of links
  • » Upload a website to the internet or corporate intranet

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Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Course Outline

      1. Customizing Your Workspace
        1. Touring the Workspace
        2. Switching and Splitting Views
        3. Working with Panels
        4. Selecting a Workspace Layout
        5. Adjusting Toolbars
        6. Personalizing Preferences
        7. Creating Custom Keyboard Shortcuts
        8. Using the Property Inspector
      2. HTML Basics
        1. What Is HTML?
        2. Where Did HTML Begin?
        3. Writing Your Own HTML Code
        4. Understanding Semantic Web Design
        5. Preview of HTML5 features in Dreamweaver
      3. CSS Basics
        1. What Is CSS?
        2. HTML vs. CSS Formatting
        3. CSS Box Model
        4. HTML Defaults
        5. Formatting Text
        6. Formatting Objects
        7. Multiples, Classes and IDs, oh my!
        8. CSS3 Overview and Support
      4. Creating a Page Layout
        1. Web design basics
        2. Working with thumbnails and wireframes
        3. Modifying an existing CSS layout
        4. Adding a background image to the header
        5. Inserting new
        6. Modifying the page width and background color
        7. Modifying existing content and formatting
        8. Inserting an image placeholder
        9. Inserting placeholder text
        10. Modifying the footer
        11. Checking browser compatibility
      5. Working with Cascading Style Sheets
        1. Working with the CSS Styles panel
        2. Accessing and Implementing CSS3 Features
        3. Creating new CSS rules
        4. Creating an interactive menu
        5. Modifying hyperlink behavior
        6. Creating faux columns
        7. Moving rules to an external style sheet
        8. Using Media Queries for responsive web design
        9. Using Fluid Grid Layouts
      6. Working with Templates
        1. Creating a template from an existing layout
        2. Inserting editable regions
        3. Producing child pages
        4. Updating a template
        5. Using Library items
        6. Using server-side includes
      7. Working with Text, Lists, and Tables
        1. Importing text
        2. Creating headings
        3. Creating lists
        4. Creating text indents
        5. Creating and styling tables
        6. Spell checking web pages
        7. Finding and replacing text
      8. Working with Images
        1. Web Image Basics
        2. Inserting an image
        3. Adjusting Image Positions with CSS Classes
        4. Working with the Insert Panel
        5. Using Adobe Bridge
        6. Inserting Incompatible File Types
        7. Working with Photoshop Smart Objects
        8. Copying and pasting images from Fireworks and Photoshop
        9. Inserting Images by Drag and Drop
        10. Optimizing images with the Properties inspector
      9. Working with Navigation
        1. Hyperlink Basics
        2. Creating internal hyperlinks
        3. Creating an image-based link
        4. Creating an external link
        5. Setting up email links
        6. Targeting page elements
        7. Inserting Spry menu bars (May change)
        8. Inserting Spry menus as Library Items
        9. Checking your page
      10. Adding Interactivity and Mobile applications
        1. Learning about Dreamweaver behaviors
        2. Working with Dreamweaver behaviors
        3. Working with Spry Accordion widgets
        4. Working with jQuery and jQuery Mobile
      11. Working with Web Animation and Video
        1. Understanding Web compatible Animation and Video
        2. Adding web animation to a page
        3. Adding web video to a page
      12. Working with Forms
        1. Learning about forms
        2. Adding a form to a page
        3. Inserting text form elements
        4. Inserting checkboxes
        5. Creating radio buttons
        6. Working with lists
        7. Adding a submit button
        8. Specifying a form action
        9. Emailing form data
        10. Styling forms
      13. Working with online data
        1. Working with dynamic content
        2. Previewing the completed file
        3. Using HTML and XML data
        4. Choosing a server model
        5. Configuring a local web server
        6. Setting up a testing server
        7. Building database applications
      14. Building dynamic pages with data
        1. Building pages with PHP
        2. Creating a Master/Detail page set
        3. Creating a Detail page
        4. Collecting data online
      15. Working with Code
        1. Overview of code-writing, editing and vallidation tools.

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » Dreamweaver CS6 : Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Carmille A.
- Highly-skilled in graphics and web software including Adobe CS3, CS4 & CS5 Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Captivate, Acrobat and Quark; - Expert in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2000. - Over 20 years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations such as McCann Erickson, Lintas, and Publicis. Bio: Carmille has been a Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer for years. She specializes in web development, business productivity and digital media applications such as SharePoint, Quark and the Adobe Creative Suite as well as numerous programming languages including XML, XHMTL, HTML and CSS. Carmille is passionate about educating and has a unique talent for making complex design and development principals seem "easy" to students from all levels of expertise. She currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, Microsoft Office Specialist, SharePoint End User and the acclaimed Website Development Professional courses at NetCom Learning. Her 20+ years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations bring a special and innovative approach to her classes at NetCom Learning.
Charles W.
- Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
- Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
- Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.


Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
Beata B.
- Adobe Certified Expert and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)
- A.A.S. in Commercial Art - Computer Graphics Specialization.
- Graphic Designer Specialist, including advanced photo retouching and color correction, masking, realistic photo collages, preparation of complex digital files for commercial output, digital illustration and complex vector graphics


Beata Bogaczewicz is a highly accomplished, results driven Graphic Designer and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), bringing over fourteen years of combined graphic design, creative production, technical training and project management experience. She is an Adobe Certified Expert with a multitude of Adobe certifications including Adobe Photoshop Certified Expert and Adobe Illustrator Certified Expert.

Her signature teaching style involves breaking down complex topics to their core basics so they are easily and comfortably understood by each learner. She not only explains how features work but also why and when they should be used to gain the best results. Her hands on approach makes memorizing effortless while promoting creative thinking.
Erick P.
- In-depth experience in all phases of project lifecycle: requirements gathering, specifications, development and team management, testing, end user training, and maintenance in addition to .NET, ASP, ADO, SQL, JavaScript, and SharePoint.
- Developed the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University as well as multiple online multimedia projects for the North Carolina State Government.
- Highly rated instructor averaging 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.


Erick has been training business and IT professionals since 1989, when he developed and introduced the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University. Since then he has honed his business, programming, and database skills providing highly customized software solutions and education programs for multiple clients such as North Carolina State Government, Cisco, IBM, and Time Warner Cable.

Erick's teaching prowess and real-world experience leading a team of software application developers make him a top Instructor and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning, where he averages 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Sam P.
- Team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge.
- Over 15 years of experience in the IT industry.
- NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011.


Sam Polsky has spent his entire career in entrepreneurial pursuits, including such fields as biotechnology, software development, data management, and business process management. He began in entrepreneurship as team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge, a business development competition geared towards Duke Universitys various graduate schools.

Sam Polsky has since co-founded a consulting firm where he has been involved in software architecture, development and implementation. On top of that, Sam has been delivering acclaimed solutions in software architecture, development and implementation for over 15 years. He is a much-admired Subject Matter Expert and Trainer at NetCom Learning and was voted NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011

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