Dreamweaver 201 – Dreamweaver – Advanced – Designing with CSS

Class Description
This is a 2-day hands on course teaches Participants how to visually design and develop modern, responsive websites using CSS, Cascading Style Sheets. This class covers basic to advanced design topics including selectors, the cascade, and inheritance. Participants will learn how to build effective navigation, page layout best-practices, and how to work with typography, colors, backgrounds, and white space. Our enthusiastic and seasoned instructors use a project-based approach, which teaches the process of creating a Web page, while learning the essentials of CSS along the way.

Course Benefits

  • Take control over the visual structure of Students site with CSS layouts and Divs
  • Streamline the design process by replacing text with images using CSS
  • Gain understanding of CSS Media Types: Print vs Screen
  • Fluid Design & Multimedia
  • Create web forms & templates
  • Add interactive user interface elements (Drop-Down Menus)
  • Learn special effects such as custom corners, borders, shadows

Suggested Prerequisites
We recommend that you have the Adobe Dreamweaver software before starting the class.  Knowledge of your operating system and basic computer navigation is required for all classes. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it for the Adobe website.

Course Outline

  • he box Model: Padding, Margins, Borders
  • Floats & Clearing
  • Using JavaScript to Change CSS
  • CSS Rollovers
  • CSS List Navbar: Editable Text
  • CSS Sprites Navbar: Images Replace Text
  • Server-Side Includes
  • Sporktown: Centered Page layout
  • Accessible Form layout & Styling
  • Custom Corners & Borders (Shadows, etc.)

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Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.