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Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Adobe Dreamweaver CC - Level 2

Self-taught course


The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe Dreamweaver CC - Level 2 are sufficient to be able to work with various advanced aspects of Dreamweaver CC including working with the Creative Cloud, CSS inheritance and specificity, responsive web design, Photoshop integration and much more.

Target audience

Anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of Adobe Dreamweaver CC

  • Completion of Adobe Dreamweaver CC - Level 1 or equivalent prior knowledge
  • The course assumes some knowledge of the software. Also, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system environment.
Topics covered

The Adobe Account

  • The Adobe Website
  • Signing In To Your Adobe Account
  • The Creative Profile Home Page
  • Managing Your Adobe Account
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Application Manager
  • Working With Apps
  • Understanding Library Assets
  • Understanding Typekit
  • Add Fonts From Typekit
  • Understanding Behance

Creating CSS Styles

  • Understanding Selector Types
  • Setting CSS Code Colour Preferences
  • Creating A New CSS File
  • Managing Fonts
  • Creating Rules With The CSS Designer Panel
  • Creating Rules
  • Creating Class Rules
  • Applying Class Rules
  • Creating Class Rules Using Live View
  • Setting CSS Styles Preferences
  • Editing A Rule
  • Using The Code Navigator
  • Duplicating And Deleting Styles

Structuring Text With HTML

  • Structuring Headings
  • Applying Simple Formatting To Text
  • Creating A List
  • Formatting Lists
  • Adding Comments

Controlling Text With CSS

  • Understanding Units Of Measurement
  • Declaring Multiple Font Families
  • Managing Font Sizing
  • Managing Font Weight And Style
  • Managing Line Height
  • Understanding The Box Model
  • Managing Vertical Spacing With Margins
  • Managing Spacing With Padding
  • Transforming Text
  • Investigating How Styles Cascade
  • Investigating Area-Specific Styling

Formatting Images With CSS

  • Understanding The Image Properties Inspector
  • Adjusting Image Margins
  • Adjusting Image Padding And Borders
  • Applying Multiple Classes
  • Applying A Background Image

Working With Media

  • Types Of Media Files
  • Inserting Media
  • Inserting Audio
  • Modifying A Media Object

Working Collaboratively

  • Uploading A File To The Creative Cloud
  • Creating A Folder In The Creative Cloud
  • Working With Files And Folders
  • Viewing A File In The Creative Cloud
  • Adding Collaborators
  • Making Changes To A Shared File
  • Commenting On A Shared File
  • Deleting Comments

Using Extract In Dreamweaver

  • Understanding Extracting In Dreamweaver
  • Understanding Creative Cloud Extract
  • Uploading PSD Files To Creative Cloud
  • Opening A PSD File In The Extract Panel
  • Setting Extract Preferences
  • Understanding Code Hinting
  • Extracting From PSD Files
  • Extracting Images From PSD Files

Responsive Web Design

  • Understanding Responsive Web Design
  • Understanding Bootstrap
  • Create A Simple Fluid Grid Layout
  • Inserting Content Into Fluid Grid Layout
  • Understanding Media Queries
  • Adding A Media Query

Introduction To jQuery UI

  • Understanding jQuery UI
  • Inserting jQuery UI Widgets
  • Modifying jQuery UI Widgets
  • Creating A jQuery Mobile Page
  • Modifying A jQuery Mobile Page
  • Saving And Previewing A jQuery Mobile Page

Advanced Code Techniques

  • Formatting Source Code
  • Printing Code
  • Enable Linting
  • Viewing Linting Rules
  • Working With The Output Panel

CSS Selectors And Inheritance

  • Understanding Selectors
  • Understanding Inheritance
  • Understanding CSS Origins
  • Overriding Browser Styles
  • Inheriting Styles
  • Understanding Specificity
  • Working With Specificity
  • Understanding Advanced Selectors

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • understand and work with your Adobe account
  • understand how to create CSS styles
  • structure text using HTML
  • control text formatting with CSS
  • control image properties through HTML and CSS
  • insert different types of media into webpages
  • collaborate and work with others effectively
  • understand and use Extract in Dreamweaver
  • understand and work with elements of responsive web design
  • understand jQuery UI and how to use it
  • perform advanced coding
  • understand and work with css selectors and the concepts of inheritance and specificity

Watsonia workbook with 87 topics. Files for the exercises are provided on a CD or can be downloaded here


Approximately 12 hours

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