Join Sue Jenkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Create a favicon, part of Designing Websites from Photoshop to Dreamweaver.
- [Narrator] Ever notice that when you visit some websites…you see a little customize icon in the address bar…of the bookmarks list or the tab of your web browser?…Well that little tiny 16 by 16 pixel image…is called a favicon, short for favorite icon,…and in this lesson I'm going to show you…how to create one and add one to a website.…Before we get started it's important to note…that today favicons are used by…lots of different devices at different resolutions,…and for different reasons.…And to make matters more complex,…each device requires a different file size…and link code for the HTML.…
Fortunately there is an amazing favicon generation website…that can take care of all your business.…All you need to do is create a favicon graphic…at 260 by 260 pixels,…and give it five minutes to run through…the online favicon generator.…For this project I'll use…the logo's cake icon without any text.…This artwork is already sized to 260 by 260…and saved as a PNG.…The tool; however, can take a PNG, a JPEG, or an SVG file,…
- Setting up the Photoshop and Dreamweaver workspaces
- Planning a site and defining site goals
- Making a site mockup
- Deciding on branding and content
- Adjusting color and fonts
- Slicing graphics
- Optimizing graphics for the web
- Creating a favicon
- Working with Bootstrap files
- Creating a navigation menu
- Using the Photoshop extractor
- Coding for SEO
- Making sites accessible
- Checking for errors with the Validator tool
- Using the Clean Up HTML tool
- Using the Link Checker panel
- Building pages with HTML
- Styling pages with CSS
- Making site galleries and carousels
Skill Level Intermediate
Dreamweaver CC 2015: Responsive Design with Bootstrapwith David Powers2h 10m Appropriate for all
Creating a Responsive Web Designwith Chris Converse3h 47m Beginner
1. Setting Up Your Workspace
2. Creating a Photoshop Mockup
3. Optimizing Web Graphics
4. Creating Dreamweaver Bootstrap Files
5. Building Site Pages
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