Join Paul Trani for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating graphics for web sites, part of Creating a First Web Site with Dreamweaver CS6.
The first step in creating a website is to create the design and the graphics…for the site, and that's why I'm starting off here in Photoshop, Photoshop CS6 to be exact.…Now you, of course, can use a graphic program of your choice, whether it's…Illustrator or Fireworks.…As long as it can export out graphics in a web format, such as JPEG, PNG, or…GIF, which is what I'm going to be doing, but first I want to start off with the…design of this site.…So if we take a look, let's take a look at the Image Size, you can see that the…size of this is 1366 wide by about 1000 high, and that's a pretty good size,…actually that's a good median size for most monitors.…
You can go as low as 1024x768, know that all your critical information should…probably fit within this area.…I am picking the median size, as I showed a second ago, this is at 72 dpi, then…I can begin designing.…Now remember the height is 1000 pixels high, but really, the cut-off point with…the most monitors is 768, so let's just cancel out of that, and if I show you…
- Understanding basic web principles
- Adding content to a web page
- Linking to web sites and email addresses
- Styling content with CSS
- Creating a layout that fits multiple browsers and devices
- Building an HTML5 layout
- Inserting images and video
- Adding a menu bar
- Creating a contact form
- Integrating a Twitter feed
- Uploading and testing a web site
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Where do I learn more about how to make a website?
A: Discover more on this topic by visiting how to make a website on lynda.com.
Photoshop CS6 for Web Designers (2012)with Justin Seeley4h 56m Appropriate for all
1. Understanding Web Site Design
2. Creating a Web Page
3. Stylizing Content
4. Creating a Flexible Layout
5. Adding Navigation and Pages
6. Adding a Portfolio
7. Using Content from Other Sources
8. Creating a Contact Form
9. Testing and Uploading
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