Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS Essential Training

with James Williamson
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Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 12h 7m Intermediate


In Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS Essential Training, web developer and Adobe Master Instructor James Williamson teaches the fundamentals of CSS while focusing on how to use Dreamweaver to efficiently create and manage styles. He shows how to use Dreamweaver to resolve style conflicts; how to use new CSS-related features such as Live View; and the best way to create lightweight, site-wide style sheets.

Topics include:
  • Understanding XHTML and CSS fundamentals
  • Understanding and implementing advances in typography
  • Using the Code Navigator for faster CSS edits
  • Styling form elements while maintaining accessibility
  • Customizing the look and functionality of Spry widgets through CSS
  • Controlling layout and positioning through styles
  • Controlling CSS with the Properties Inspector


(upbeat music) - Hi, I'm James Williamson and I'd like to welcome you to Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS Essential Training. In this course, I'll explore the process of managing and creating CSS using Dreamweaver CS4. Focusing on the tools within Dreamweaver that allow you to create standards compliant valid CSS. I'll show you how to use Dreamweaver's started pages as a way to jump start your CSS designs and even how to create your own custom starter pages.

We'll also explore the fundamental concepts of controlling your pages with CSS including typography, backgrounds and layout, which will give you the solid foundation you need for properly designing pages with CSS. I'll also show you how to style your site navigation with CSS to build rich, interactive menus that require no java script for functionality. We'll explore some deeper concepts as well, like serving up alternate styles for multiple devices and controlling ajax widgets through custom CSS styles. Whether you're brand new to CSS or an experienced web designer, this title will help ensure that you're using Dreamweaver's tools in the most efficient way possible to build standards compliant, CSS-driven sites.

Now, let's get started with Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS Essential Training.

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