Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a Web design newbie, Dreamweaver CS4 For Dummies
shows you the quickest, easiest way to get up to speed on Dreamweaver. You’ll be able to create professional, great-looking, user-friendly websites in no time at all. Take advantage of the new, more customizable interface, improved integration with Flash and Photoshop, a handy new AJAX coding feature, and Live View, which lets you see your work as you create it.
Understand Dreamweaver basics, set up your site and create new pages, and work with text, graphics, and links. You can manage, test, and publish a site, define and apply styles with CSS, coordinate your design work, add audio, video, and Flash files to your site, build a dynamic Web site, and use Dreamweaver’s database features. Know how to:
- Design, build, and deploy professional-looking Web sites
- Use Dreamweaver’s new, more versatile preset layouts
- Fine-tune styles with enhanced CSS support
- Keep your pages cutting-edge with SmartObjects
- Take advantage of the new, more customizable interface
- Understand browser differences, make the most of CSS, build dynamic sites
- Create and optimize Web graphics
- Learn to maximize Cascading Style Sheets and Dreamweaver’s Layers features for creating fluid layouts
Complete with lists of ten resources, ten timesaving tips, and ten great Web sites designed in Dreamweaver, Dreamweaver CS4 For Dummies is your one-stop guide to setting up, working with, and making the most of Dreamweaver.
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It′s easier than ever to turn your Web design dreams into reality discover how! Whether you′re a seasoned pro or a Web design newbie, here′s the quickest, easiest way to get up to speed on Dreamweaver CS4. Soon you′ll be taking advantage of the new, more customizable interface, the improved integration with Flash and Photoshop, a handy new AJAX coding feature, Live View to let you see your work as it will actually appear, and a whole lot more. Discover Web design basics understand browser differences, make the most of CSS, and use Dynamic Web templates Shades of gray see how the new gray interface makes it easier to work with the colors in your designs Go graphic create and optimize Web graphics using Dreamweaver′s close integration with Photoshop® Cascading Style Sheets learn to create beautiful layouts that are easily updated using Dreamweaver′s enhanced CSS features and templates Give it Flash insert Flash files or link to audio and video files Explore the Spry Framework include interactive features like drop–down menus and collapsible panels without writing code Just add data connect your site to a data source and create basic interactivity for sites such as online catalogs Open the book and find: How to customize the workspace Tips for setting up links The best formats for Web images Which new tools help you work with code How to create rollover images Key concepts of a dynamic Web site Page layout tips How to manage, test, and publish your site