Join Paul Trani for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a local site, part of Creating a First Website in Dreamweaver CC 2015.
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- Probably one of the most common mistakes people make…when they get into web design is where they're…storing their files, and having files relative…and not absolute to where the site is,…and I'll explain it here in a second.…'Cause really what you need to do is you just need…to set up the local site.…Okay? And I'm gonna do that right now.…So what we're gonna do is we're gonna go right over here…to the files panel.…And always go to "window files" if it's not open.…Select "manage sites".…Okay? So you won't see any sites in here,…but eventually after a while, hopefully you have a lot.…
And what I wanna do is I wanna create a new site.…This is my site, it is Paul's Design Shop.…Giving it a name.…And this really is the most important thing that you…need to do, set up a local site folder.…Okay? This is the folder where your entire site's…going to live.…And in this case, I'm gonna go to my desktop…and create a new folder called "Website".…Okay? There's my folder…called "Website", on my desktop.…And that's where all my files are gonna go. Okay?…
Over the course of the training, you'll learn about building basic webpages; adding text, links, images, and navigation; and making your layout "flexible" on mobile devices. Each step provides another lesson on HTML and CSS, the building blocks of the web. Along the way, Paul shows how to add bonus features, such as animation from Edge Animate, a Twitter feed, and an interactive contact form.
- Planning a website
- Creating your first webpage
- Adding HTML5 content
- Styling content and the layout with CSS
- Adding images
- Creating navigation
- Building alternate layouts for tablets and mobile devices
- Adding animation and video
- Creating a contact form
- Uploading and testing the website