Course Description

Dreamweaver CS5 Essentials

1 Training

Dreamweaver CS5 Essentials


This excellent Dreamweaver CS5: Essentials course demonstrates how to plan and set up a website, and how to best use it in your site. This Dreamweaver CS5 course is taught by a highly qualified instructor, who has tons of insider tips and tricks to share with you. This expert Dreamweaver CS5 course covers many helpful topics, including accessibility in tables, writing code, adding media and working with templates. This Dreamweaver CS5 course is the perfect opportunity to take your skills one step further, and learn to create, test and upload your first website.

Our courses couldn’t be more convenient, the course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professional learning material, all delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

What skills will I learn?

  • Planning a site – Benefits of CSS, page and measurement sizing, CSS starter pages
  • Creating and Inserting Images – Smart Objects, rollovers, disjointed rollovers, image maps
  • Designing with CSS – Using the panels, box model, style sheets, selector types, background images, page layout with css
  • Writing HTML & CSS – Navigations, positioning, using the code view effectively, using code hints
  • Testing and publishing a website – find & replace, testing links, site reports, using ftp

Meet the instructor:

Dee Sadler loves being a girl geek and a designer who codes. She is an artist, photographer, web designer and loves reading books on web standards. Community, is her middle name because she’s an Adobe User Group Manager, Adobe Community Professional on the Creative Suite, Adobe Freelance Professional, and a Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash and Fireworks. Dee is dedicated to bridging the gap between designers and developers.

Course outline:

  • Module 01: Setting Up Dreamweaver
  • Module 02: Planning A Website
  • Module 03: Creating Your First Website
  • Module 04: Fonts & Text on the Web
  • Module 05: Images, Rollovers & Hotspots
  • Module 06: Introduction to Css
  • Module 07: Working With Css
  • Module 08: Designing Accessible Tables
  • Module 09: Writing Html & Css
  • Module 10: Adding Interactivity
  • Module 11: Using Templates
  • Module 12: Testing & Publishing a Website

How will I be assessed?

  • You will have one assignment. Pass mark is 65%.
  • You will only need to pay £19 for assessment.
  • You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days.


Those who successfully pass this course will be awarded a Dreamweaver CS5: Essentials certificate. Anyone eligible for certification will receive a free e-certificate, and printed certificate.

Course CurriculumTotal Units : 60
1. Touring the Dreamweaver CS5 Environment
2. Setting Preferences
1. Ways to Plan a Site Design
2. Sizing & Measurements
3. Exploring the Benefits of Using CSS
4. Understanding CSS
1. Exploring Folder Structure
2. Setting Up a New Site
3. Adding Files & Folders to Your Site
4. Looking at HTML Page Structure
5. Adding Metadata Tags & Using Code Hinting
6. Defining Page Properties
1. Choosing Web Fonts
2. Inserting & Formatting Text & Tabular Data
3. Creating Named Anchors
4. Relative, Absolute & Email Links
5. Working with Ordered, Unordered & Definition Lists
1. Exploring the Assets Panel
2. Inserting Images
3. Optimizing Photoshop® Smart Objects
4. Cropping & Editing Images within Dreamweaver
5. Creating Basic & Swap Image Rollovers
6. Setting Up Image Maps & Hotspots
1. Why We Use CSS
2. Understanding the Box Model
3. Working with Style Sheets
4. Using the CSS Styles Panel & Properties Inspector
5. Exploring CSS Rule Definition Options
6. About Class Styles & Selectors
7. Formatting & Styling with a Background Image
8. Applying CSS to a Page Layout
1. Creating a New CSS Starter Page
2. Creating Selectors & Inspect Mode
3. Creating Selectors for Links & Footers
4. Setting Up Navigational Items
5. Positioning Items
6. Changing Styles, Disabling CSS & Creating Blockquote
1. Understanding Tables
2. Tables & Accessibility
3. Styling a Table with CSS
1. Working in Code View
2. Writing HTML with Code Hints
3. Writing CSS in Code View
4. Adjusting the Layout with Float in CSS
5. Working with Visual Aids & Inspecting the CSS
1. Inserting a Flash® Video File
2. Inserting a .SWF
3. Adding Behaviors
4. Setting Up Form Fields
5. Using Spry Menus & Tabs
1. Creating a New Template
2. Creating a Library Item
3. Creating New Editable Regions
4. Creating a New Page from a Template
5. Working with WordPress® inside of Dreamweaver
1. Using the Find and Replace Command
2. Testing & Fixing Links
3. Publishing a Website
4. Generating Site Reports
5. Credits

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), Dreamweaver
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 18
Entry Requirements • You must be 16 or over • You should have a basic understanding of English, Maths and ICT • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)
Career Path • Web Developer • Graphic Designer • Front End Web Developer • Creative Designer • Digital Content Creator
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