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                            Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Digital Classroom
	About the Authors
	Acknowledgments
	Credits
	Contents
	Starting up
		About Dreamweaver Digital Classroom
		Prerequisites
		Starting Adobe Dreamweaver
		Access lesson files & videos any time
		Checking for updated lesson files
		Resetting the Dreamweaver workspace
		Loading lesson files
		Working with the video tutorials
		Hosting your websites
		Additional resources
	Lesson 1: Dreamweaver CS6 Jumpstart
		Starting up
		What is Dreamweaver?
		Design and layout tools
		Site management and File Transfer Protocol
		Coding environment and text editor
		Mobile design and development features
		Who uses Dreamweaver?
		Dreamweaver’s workspace features
		Live View and Live Code
		CSS Inspection and the Enable/Disable Feature
		Related files
		Code Navigator
		Photoshop smart objects
		Support for Content Management Systems
		HTML5, CSS3, and PHP code hinting
		HTML and CSS Starter Pages
		Subversion
		Business Catalyst integration
		How websites work
		A simple flow chart
		Domain names and IP addresses
		Servers and web hosts
		The role of web browsers
		An introduction to HTML
		Tag structure and attributes
		The structure of an HTML document
		Placing images in HTML
		Colors in HTML
		Case sensitivity and whitespace rules
		Element hierarchy
		XHTML 1.0 Transitional
		What’s the difference?
		Explorations in code
		A look at the Welcome Screen
		Creating, opening, and saving documents
		Creating new documents
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 2: Setting Up a New Site
		Starting up
		Creating a new site
		Advanced site-creation options
		Adding pages
		Saving a page to your site
		Defining page properties
		Work views
		A deeper look into the Files panel
		Viewing local files
		Selecting and editing files
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 3: Adding Text and Images
		Starting up
		Typography and images on the Web
		Adding text
		An introduction to styles
		Previewing pages in a web browser
		Creating hyperlinks
		Linking to an e-mail address
		Creating lists
		Using the Text Insert panel
		Inserting images
		Image resolution
		Image formats
		Creating a simple gallery page
		Linking images
		Using image placeholders
		Editing images
		Adjusting brightness and contrast
		Optimizing images
		Updating images
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 4: Styling Your Pages with CSS
		Starting up
		What are Cascading Style Sheets?
		CSS replaces inefficient HTML styling
		The benefits of CSS styling
		How do you create CSS rules in Dreamweaver?
		Understanding Style Sheets
		Understanding why they’re called Cascading
		Creating and modifying styles
		Creating a class style with the Property Inspector
		Creating and modifying styles in the CSS Styles panel
		Advanced text formatting with CSS
		Fine-tuning page appearance with contextual and pseudo-class selectors
		Div tags and CSS IDs
		Internal versus external style sheets
		Attaching an external style sheet to your page
		Modifying attached style sheets
		Creating a new .css file (external style sheet)
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 5: Creating Page Layouts with CSS
		Starting up
		The CSS Box model
		The basics of CSS margins, padding, and borders
		Reviewing the <div> element
		Reviewing the ID selector
		Creating a centered container for your page
		Making layouts cross-browser compatible
		Absolute versus relative positioning
		Positioning content with AP Divs
		Adding an introduction section to your page
		Adding images to your layout
		Photoshop integration
		Adding Main and Sidebar content areas
		Adding additional content and styles
		Setting margins and borders
		Overriding default margins in CSS
		Adding borders to elements
		Future proofing your layout
		The pros and cons of Absolutely Positioned CSS layouts
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 6: Advanced Page Layout
		Starting up
		Layout with AP divs versus layout with floats
		Creating a floated image
		Creating columns with HTML and CSS
		Creating the HTML Structure with div elements
		Setting the width and floating the columns
		Using the clear property
		Creating a list-based navigation bar
		Changing column layout and size
		Creating the appearance of equal height columns
		Browser compatibility
		Adding code for IE 6
		Applying finishing touches
		Creating more sophisticated layouts
		Dreamweaver Fluid Grid Layout
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 7: CSS3 Transitions and Web Fonts
		Starting up
		Understanding the role of CSS3
		Adding a CSS Transition
		Modifying a CSS Transition
		Adding CSS Transitions to a navigation menu
		The basics of web fonts
		Adding web fonts to your site
		Styling your heading with a web font
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 8: Working with Tables
		Starting up
		Using tables in web design
		Importing table data
		Selecting table elements
		Modifying table size
		Modifying table structure
		Creating a table
		Formatting and styling tables in HTML
		Formatting and styling tables with CSS
		Advanced CSS styling of tables
		Controlling cell alignment, padding, and borders with CSS
		Creating alternate row styling with CSS
		Reusing CSS for other tables
		Data sorting tables
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 9: Fine-Tuning Your Workflow
		Starting up
		Customizing panels and panel groups
		Using the Favorites tab on the Insert bar
		Resizing the document window
		Changing the Zoom level
		Using guides
		Using grids
		The tag selector
		Tiling documents
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 10: Adding Flash, Video, and Sound Content
		Starting up
		Making web content interesting
		Inserting Flash movies
		Adding video
		Flash Video
		QuickTime video and Windows Media
		Inserting sound
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 11: Maximizing Site Design
		Starting up
		Creating modular page elements
		Introducing snippets
		The Snippets panel
		Creating new snippets
		Introducing library items
		Modifying and updating library items
		Introducing templates
		Creating a new template
		Working with editable regions
		Creating new pages from templates
		Modifying templates
		Repeating regions
		Putting repeating regions into action
		Detach from Template command
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 12: Working with Code-editing Features
		Starting up
		Working with code
		Accessing code with the Quick Tag editor
		Inserting tags with the Tag Chooser
		Inserting and editing comments
		Using HTML5 Code-hinting
		Working in the Code view
		Modifying the Code view workspace
		The Coding toolbar
		Collapsing and expanding tags and code blocks
		Validating your code
		Highlighting and correcting invalid code
		Running a Report
		Formatting code
		Indenting
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 13: Building Web Forms
		Starting up
		The basics of HTML forms
		How forms work
		Building a contact form
		Inserting the <form> tag
		Setting form properties
		Adding form elements
		Adding text fields
		Adding checkboxes
		Adding radio buttons
		Adding radio groups
		Adding lists and menus
		Adding a text area
		Adding a File Upload field
		Creating Submit and Reset buttons
		Styling forms with CSS
		Attaching external styles
		Setting a background color
		Styling form elements
		Form processing and validation
		Adding form validation
		A look at the Behaviors panel
		Setting an event or trigger
		Validating form fields
		Changing a form field’s behavior order
		Verifying field contents
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 14: Adding Interactivity with the Spry Framework
		Starting up
		Introducing the Spry Widgets
		The Spry framework for AJAX
		What is AJAX?
		A look at the project
		The Spry Menu bar
		Customizing Spry Widgets with CSS
		The Spry Tabbed panel
		The Spry Accordion panel
		The Spry Collapsible panel
		Working with Spry Data Widgets
		What is XML?
		Creating a Spry XML data set
		Adding a Spry Data Widget: The Spry Repeat List
		Styling and fine-tuning data widgets
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 15: Mobile Design and Layout
		Starting up
		The rise of the mobile web
		Dreamweaver tools for mobile layout
		Mobile website features in Dreamweaver
		Viewing your web page with the Multiscreen feature
		Media Queries defined
		Creating a site-wide media query file
		Organizing your style sheets
		Creating a layout optimized for mobile
		Creating styles for navigation and single-column layout
		The basics of Fluid Grid Layout
		Creating your mobile layout
		Creating a tablet layout
		Creating a three-column fluid layout for the desktop
		Styling elements in your fluid grid layout
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 16: Managing your Website: Reports, Optimization, and Maintenance
		Starting up
		Working with the Files panel
		Creating a remote connection
		Viewing files on a remote web server
		Transferring files to and from a remote server with Get and Put
		Using Check In/Check Out and Design Notes
		Check In and Check Out
		Checking files in and out
		Using Design Notes
		Sharing Design Notes
		Displaying Design Notes in the Files panel
		Testing site integrity
		Using Check Links
		Checking links sitewide
		Generating site reports
		Understanding report results
		Addressing a listed item
		The Browser Compatibility Check
		Optimizing pages for launch
		Search engine visibility and Search Engine Optimization
		Titling your documents with the <title> tag
		Adding meta keywords and descriptions
		Launching your site
		Site Launch Checklist
		Uploading your site
		Getting help and using the reference guides
		The Reference panel
		Suggested next steps
		Website design resources
		Self study
		Review
	Lesson 17: Dreamweaver CS6 New Features
		What’s new in Dreamweaver CS6?
		Fluid Grid Layout
		CSS transitions
		Web fonts
		jQuery Mobile Swatches
		PhoneGap Build Service
		New Features in Dreamweaver CS5.5
		CSS3 and HTML5 authoring support
		jQuery Mobile integration
		Support for building native mobile apps for iOS and Android with PhoneGap
		W3C Validation
	Index
                        

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