You are familiar with creating web pages and now you will use Adobe® Dreamweaver® CC (2017) to enhance web pages by adding advanced functions such as movement, media elements, forms, and links to social media. You will also create responsive pages to ensure that your websites are compatible with various modern display devices, such as tablets and smartphones. You will create HTML email for email marketing or email newsletters. Lastly, you will share files over a server to work in a collaborative manner. All this will ensure that you develop a website that retains user interest by providing an engaging user experience across multiple display devices.
This course is designed for those who have some experience using Dreamweaver to design or modify websites and want to learn more. Students may be designing sites for the Internet or sites for their company’s intranet. Students may be creating new sites or redesigning or updating existing sites. Students may be creating HTML email or newsletters. Web design may be only one part of the students’ job duties. Or perhaps web design is the student’s primary job function. Students may be artists or developers who wish to use a WYSIWIG tool for speed and ease of use.
In this course, you will be able to develop interactive and engaging websites that are compatible with multiple display devices.
- Implement basic design principles in writing a website.
- Author a site suitable for both mobile and desktop viewing.
- Create forms.
- Add movement through behaviors and CSS transitions.
- Insert audio and video media.
- Reach your target audience through social media and HTML email marketing.
- Manage website files through testing and synchronizing.
- Set project requirements.
Lesson 1: Design Considerations
- Topic A: Fundamental Design Principles
- Topic B: Usability and Accessibility
Lesson 2: Writing for Mobile Platforms
- Topic A: Create Media Queries for Mobile Platforms
- Topic B: Create Mobile Responsive Pages with Bootstrap
- Topic C: Modify a Bootstrap Page
Lesson 3: Creating Forms
- Topic A: Create a Form with Form Fields
- Topic B: Validate a Form
Lesson 4: Creating Movement
- Topic A: Apply CSS Transitions to Create Movement
- Topic B: Apply Behaviors to Create Movement
Lesson 5: Adding Multimedia
- Topic A: Insert Audio Files
- Topic B: Insert Video Files
Lesson 6: Marketing Through Social Media and Email
- Topic A: Plan a Social Media Strategy
- Topic B: Add Links to Social Media
- Topic C: Create Email Marketing Materials and Newsletters
Lesson 7: Testing and Maintaining Your Site
- Topic A: Validate Your Site Against W3 Standards
- Topic B: Share Website Files with Other Users
- Topic C: Synchronize Your Site
Lesson 8: Setting Project Requirements
- Topic A: Identify Purpose, Audience, Audience Needs
- Topic B: Adhere to Copyright Rules for Site Content
- Topic C: Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities
To ensure your success, you should have:
- Basic Windows skills.
- Basic knowledge of HTML5 and CSS.
- Basic knowledge of Dreamweaver, including how to create a page and site, and add and style text, images, links, and tables in Dreamweaver. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the course Adobe® Dreamweaver® CC (2017): Part 1.