Dreamweaver CS3 Beyond the Basics: Create an XSLT File


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Creating an XSLT file

Now we have our finished XML file, we can begin the process of transforming it with XSL. So what does XSL stand for? It stands for Extensible Stylesheet Language. So XSLT is Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation and XSLT starts with a source XML file. It uses X path to locate nodes in the document structure conforming to your source XML file and then it transforms it into something more readable, and in this case that will be XHTML. Now Dreamweaver helps us automate this process and offers a lot of tools for assisting us in building our XSL transfer sheets.

So what we will do now is we will go ahead and create an XSL file. Go to File and choose New. Go to a blank page and we want to XSLT(Entire page). Now we have two choices there. XSLT(Entire page) or XSLT(Fragment). XSLT entire page will create an XSL file. It has a head and a body tag. So it will result in the transformation of a complete XHTML document. XSLT(Fragment) on the other hand creates a smaller section of code that...

Creating an XSLT file
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Creating an XSLT file provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the Dreamweaver CS3 Beyond the Basics

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