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Adobe Dreamweaver Training Overview

Learn to build simple and stylish websites in our content rich Adobe Dreamweaver training course. Learn tips and tricks from website and graphic designers with years of web design expertise and training experience. We offer Adobe Dreamweaver courses in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Hobart.


StressLess Learning works in partnership with clients to customise and refine all course content and duration to suit both organisational goals and individual learners requirements. All course outlines are therefore to be used as a guide only.



Target audience

This course is designed for those who want to learn the skills to build a solid foundation for creating and managing websites in Adobe Dreamweaver.

Download the PDF Course Outline.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Create a custom workspace, edit and format text, insert images, and preview web pages in a browser
  • Identify basic HTML tags and perform basic tasks in Code view
  • Plan and define a Web site, work with the Files and Assets panel, create a webpage and set page properties
  • Define a basic page structure, create and modify lists, create CSS style sheets, apply styles to text, and create class styles
  • Create links to other pages and resources, create named anchors and link to them, create email links, create image maps, and apply CSS styles to link states
  • Choose appropriate image formats, write effective alternate text, modify image properties, and insert and modify background images
  • Check file size and download times, check for broken links and orphaned files, cloak files, validate code, connect to a Web server, and upload and update a site

Web Basics

  • Design and layout tools
  • Site management
  • File Transfer Protocol
  • Coding environment and editor
  • Mobile design and development
  • Workspace features
  • The role of web browsers
  • Introduction to HTML
  • Explorations in code

Dreamweaver sites

  • Understanding Sites and pages
  • Creating a new Site
  • Advanced site-creation options
  • Adding pages
  • Saving a page to your site
  • Defining page properties
  • Changing work views
  • Looking at the Files panel
  • Viewing local files
  • Selecting and editing files

Adding text and images

  • Using type and images
  • Adding text
  • Introducing styles
  • Previewing pages in a web browser
  • Creating hyperlinks
  • Inserting images
  • Linking images
  • Editing images
  • Optimizing images
  • Updating images

CSS introduction

  • Understanding Cascading Style Sheets
  • Creating and modifying styles
  • Creating a class style with the Property
  • Inspector Creating styles with the
  • CSS Styles panel Using advanced CSS formatting
  • Putting Div tags and CSS IDs to use
  • Saving internal vs. external style sheets
  • Attaching external style sheets
  • Modifying attached style sheets
  • Creating a new .css file

Working with tables

  • Using tables in web design
  • Importing table data
  • Modifying table structure
  • Formatting tables with HTML
  • Formatting tables with CSS
  • Advanced CSS styling of tables
  • Reusing CSS for other tables
  • Sorting data in tables

Create and Modify Templates

  • Working more efficiently
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Adding Favorites
  • Using the Insert bar
  • Resizing the document window
  • Changing the Zoom level
  • Using guides
  • Using grids
  • The Tag Selector
  • Tiling documents


  • Making web content interesting
  • Inserting Flash movies
  • Choosing the right video format
  • Adding video
  • Incorporating Flash Video
  • QuickTime video and Windows Media
  • Adding video controls
  • Understanding plug-ins
  • Choosing the right audio format
  • Inserting sound

Managing your website

  • Working with the Files panel
  • Creating a remote connection
  • Viewing files on a remote server
  • Transferring files
  • Checking links Sitewide
  • Generating site reports
  • Checking browser compatibility
  • Adding metadata
  • Launching your site
  • Getting help and the reference guides

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