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Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver

1 Day, 9:00-4:00

Course Overview

This instructor-led, hands-on course teaches the essential skills necessary to work with this easy-to-use WYSIWYG HTML editor that doesn't compromise when it comes to power and flexibility. In order to successfully complete this course, we recommend that you know how to use the mouse, standard menus and commands, and also how to open, save, and close files.

Course Objectives

  • Become familiar with the Dreamweaver workspace
  • Understand basic HTML, CSS, and web design
  • Start and modify a webpage
  • Insert and adjust text and images
  • Use and create layouts
  • Use CSS to format text and objects

Course Outline

Customizing Your Workspace

  • Touring the Workspace
  • Using the Start Screen
  • Exploring New Features Guide
  • Selecting a workspace layout
  • Personalizing Dreamweaver
  • Personalizing Preferences
  • Using tag selectors
  • Using the Property Inspector
  • Using CSS Designer
  • Using Visual Media Query Interface

HTML Basics

  • What is HTML?
  • Where Did HTML Begin?
  • Frequently Used HTML elements
  • What’s new in HTML 5

CSS Basics

  • What is CSS?
  • HTML vs. CSS Formatting
  • CSS Box Model
  • HTML Defaults
  • Applying CSS styling
  • Multiples, Classes, and IDs

Creating a Page Layout

  • Evaluating page design options
  • Working with predefined layouts
  • Defining a Dreamweaver Site
  • Adding semantic elements to Bootstrap

Working with a Web Framework

  • Creating a navigation menu
  • Adding new items to a navigation menu
  • Cleaning up Bootstrap components
  • Working with CSS Designer
  • Styling a navigation menu
  • Creating a CSS gradient
  • Adding dynamic styling
  • Creating header content
  • Formatting type
  • Creating custom classes
  • Adding a background image
  • Adding other background effects
  • Building semantic content
  • Managing Bootstrap component width
  • Inserting HTML entities
  • Creating global type styles


Cost and Delivery Format Options

We offer the above listed class on our public schedule and as a private group class in the following delivery formats:

Public Class: Live Virtual
Per student $375
Private Group Class: Live Virtual
1-4 students $950
5-8 students $1400
9-12 students* $1600
*$100 per additional student
Private Group Class: At Your Location
1-4 students $1200
5-8 students $1650
9-12 students* $1850
*$100 per additional student

Private Group Training

Private group classes are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your location, you are responsible for the classroom setup which should include:

  • A computer for each student (with the appropriate software installed), and
  • An instructor workstation connected to a visual display (e.g., projector, smartboard, etc.).


Softek can easily customize a training course that covers the specific topics you require and integrate examples relevant to your work environment. Course customization is billed at $150 per hour and covers time needed to meet, discuss, prepare, and incorporate any specific examples into the training program. Once we have a better idea of what you have in mind, we will be glad to provide a specific price quote for the customization.

Why Choose Softek?

  • Live, virtual or in-person training
  • Instructors with 15+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee