Previewing a web page in a browser


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Previewing a web page in a browser

At this point in the web design and development process, you should be using browsers, testing in browsers and comparing browsers. As I said, designing for the web is designing for a moving target. You'll have a large audience and you have no idea what kind of browser they are using, who their Internet provider is or what kind of machine they are using at the other end. So you have got to be flexible. What you are trying to do is create web pages that have the same feel and look from browser to browser. There are a number of ways to preview your page in a browser and there are some new features in Dreamweaver CS4 that allow you to see a simulation of a preview in a browser.

Let's go up to the button Live View at the top of your document window. Clicking on this gives a simulation of what your page will look like in your primary targeted browser. In this case, my primary browser is Firefox, so Dreamweaver is making an attempt to preview or simulate that look inside of Dreamweave...

Previewing a web page in a browser
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Previewing a web page in a browser provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Laurie Burruss as part of the Creating a CSS Style Guide: Hands-On Training

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Web
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