Teach Yourself Visually Dreamweaver Mx 2004 2004
Full-color, step-by-step instructions and practical examples demonstrate everything that readers need to know about Macromedia Dreamweaver, the standard platform for professional Web site design - Coverage includes applying style sheets, using dynamic HTML, publishing a Web site, and using library items and templates to create robust Web sites - Clear, concise, jargon-free instructions feature more than 500 color screenshots throughout - Packed with information, this book goes beyond the basics and helps readers find the information they need in a clear, visual manner
- Paperback | 320 pages
- 203.2 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 884.5g
- 24 Feb 2004
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
- col. Illustrations
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Dreamweaver. Introduction to the World Wide Web. Parts of a Web Page. Plan Your Web Site. Start Dreamweaver on a PC. Start Dreamweaver on a Macintosh. Tour the Dreamweaver Interface on a PC. Tour the Dreamweaver Interface on a Macintosh. Show or Hide a Window. Exit Dreamweaver. Get Help. Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Web Site. Set Up a New Web Site. Create a New Web Page. Add a Title to a Web Page. Save a Web Page. Preview a Web Page in a Browser. Chapter 3: Exploring the Dreamweaver Interface. Customize the Document Window. Format Content with the Properties Inspector. Add an E--Mail Link from the Insert Panel. Correct Errors with the History Panel. Open a Panel. Create and Apply a Custom Command. Set Preferences. Chapter 4: Working with HTML. Introduction to HTML. Work in Design View and Code View. Explore Head and Body Tags. Explore Block--Formatting Tags. Explore Text--Formatting Tags. Explore Image and Hyperlink Tags. Clean Up HTML Code. View and Edit Head Content. Access Reference Information about HTML Tags. Chapter 5: Formatting and Styling Text. Create a Heading. Create Paragraphs. Create Line Breaks. Indent Paragraphs. Create Lists. Insert Special Characters. Change the Font Face. Change the Font Size. Change the Font Color. Change the Font Size and Color of a Page. Import Text from Another Document. Chapter 6: Working with Images and Multimedia. Insert an Image into a Web Page. Wrap Text Around an Image. Align an Image. Crop an Image. Resize an Image. Resample an Image. Add Space Around an Image. Add a Background Image. Change the Background Color. Add Alternate Text to an Image. Insert a Flash File. Insert Other Multimedia Files. Create a Rollover Image. Insert a Navigation Bar. Chapter 7: Creating Hyperlinks to Connect Information. Link to Pages in Your Site. Link to Another Web Site. Use an Image as a Link. Create a Jump Link Within a Page. Create a Link to Another File Type. Create an Image Map. Create a Link Using the Files Panel. Open a Linked Page in a New Browser Window. Create an E--Mail Link. Check Links. Change the Color of Links on a Page. Chapter 8: Using Tables to Design a Web Page. Insert a Table into a Web Page. Insert Content into a Table. Change the Background of a Table. Change the Cell Padding in a Table. Change the Cell Spacing in a Table. Change the Alignment of a Table. Change the Alignment of Cell Content. Insert or Delete a Row or Column. Split or Merge Table Cells. Change the Dimensions of a Cell. Change the Dimensions of a Table. Create a Layout Table. Rearrange a Table. Adjust the Width of a Table. Chapter 9: Creating Frames. Introduction to Frames. Insert a Predefined Frameset. Save a Frameset. Divide a Page into Frames. Create a Nested Frame. Change the Attributes of a Frame. Add Content to a Frame. Delete a Frame. Name a Frame. Create a Link to a Frame. Format Frame Borders. Control Scroll Bars in Frames. Control Resizing in Frames. Chapter 10: Creating Web--Based Forms. Introduction to Forms. Define a Form. Add a Text Field to a Form. Add a Check Box to a Form. Add a Radio Button to a Form. Add a Menu or List to a Form. Add a Password Field to a Form. Add a Submit or Reset Button to a Form. Chapter 11: Using Library Items and Templates. Introduction to Library Items and Templates. View Library Items and Templates. Create a Library Item. Insert a Library Item. Edit and Update a Library Item to Your Web Site. Detach Library Content for Editing. Create a Template. Set an Editable Region in a Template. Create a Page from a Template. Edit a Template and Update Your Web Site. Chapter 12: Creating and Applying Style Sheets. Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets. Customize an HTML Tag. Create a Custom Style. Apply a Style. Edit a Style. Create Custom Link Styles. Create an External Style Sheet. Attach an External Style Sheet. Edit an External Style Sheet. Chapter 13: Using Layers to Increase User Interaction. Introduction to Layers. Create a Layer with Content. Resize and Reposition Layers. Change the Stacking Order of Layers. Drag a Layer. Show and Hide Layers Behavior. Create a Nested Layer. Chapter 14: Publishing a Web Site. Publish Your Web Site. Use the Site Window. Test Your Work in Different Browsers. Organize Your Files and Folders. Set Up a Remote Site. Connect to a Remote Site. Upload Files to a Web Server. Download Files from a Web Server. Synchronize Your Local and Remote Sites. Chapter 15: Maintaining a Web Site. View the Site Map. Manage Site Assets. Add Content with the Assets Panel. Specify Favorite Assets. Check a Page In or Out. Make Design Notes. Run a Site Report. Change a Link Sitewide. Find and Replace Text. Chapter 16: Building a Database--Driven Web Site. The Power of Dynamic Web Sites. Install a Testing Server. Create a Database Connection. Configure a Dynamic Web Site. Create a Recordset. Add a Record. Update a Record. Add Recordset Paging. Create a Site Search.
"...a guide for visual learners...includes step-by-step screenshots..." (Mac World, May 2004)
About J. Warner
Janine Warner is a best-selling author, professional speaker, syndicated columnist, and consultant. She is the author of several books about the Internet, including Managing Web Projects For Dummies, Dreamweaver For Dummies, 50 Fast Dreamweaver Techniques, and Contribute For Dummies. Janine has been a featured guest on numerous television and radio programs, among them NBC's evening news and ZDTV's Screensavers. Her syndicated newspaper column, "Beyond the Net," appears in print and online, including in The Miami Herald. Janine has also been a part-time lecturer at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and at the University of Miami. She currently has a contract to develop online multimedia training programs for the Western Knight Center, which serves both the UC Berkeley and USC. As a consultant, Janine has served a broad range of clients from Internet companies to bricks-and-mortar businesses in the United States and abroad. Her expertise in multimedia, technology, and education have taken her on consulting assignments from Miami to Mexico and speaking engagements from New York to New Delhi. An award-winning former reporter, she earned a degree in journalism from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and worked for several years in Northern California as a reporter and editor. She speaks fluent Spanish. To learn more, visit www JCWarner.com Susannah Gardner is the founder and creative director for Hop Studios Internet Consultants (www hopstudios.com), a Web design company specializing in custom Web solutions. Susannah is also a freelance writer, coauthor of "Dreamweaver MX 2004 For Dummies," and a part-time faculty member at the University of Southern California School For Communication. Prior to running Hop Studios, Susannah worked in the Online Program at the University of Southern California, writing curriculum, teaching, and conducting research in the intersection of technology and journalism. Susannah spent four years at The Los Angeles Times. She was one of the first designers to work on the newspaper's Web site, before being promoted to multimedia director. Susannah earned bachelor's degrees in Print Journalism and American literature at USC. Today she is pursuing a master's degree in Public Art Studies. Susannah loves cats, food, books and travel, but not all at once. To learn more about her Web design company, visit www hopstudios.com.