This course teaches web design beginners how to turn their design in Photoshop into a fully functioning web site in Dreamweaver. Sue Jenkins shows how to create mockups, slice, and optimize web graphics, and build a site using the Dreamweaver HTML and CSS templates. The course also covers how to customize HTML and CSS to style and position content, test and validate code, and use FTP to transfer finished site files to a host server. Postlaunch site maintenance is also discussed so that designers can keep their web sites up to date. Exercise files are included with the course.
Setting up the Photoshop and Dreamweaver workspaces
Planning a site and defining site goals
Mocking up the layout and navigation
Deciding on fonts and colors
Styling the header, main content, sidebar, and footer