Join Paul Trani for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the Internet and websites, part of Creating a First Website in Dreamweaver CC 2014.
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…I'd like to start off by giving you a good understanding of websites and…the Internet, otherwise known as the World Wide Web.…Well, what is the Internet?…Well, quite frankly, it's a global system of computers that really are all…linked together by a network.…This network then carries lots of data usually in the form of web pages, but…is also your email, other file types,…all of this information being shared from computer to computer.…That's what makes it powerful, is they're all connected.…
But if we take a closer look, what is a web page?…Well, a web page is just a document with formatting instructions.…That formatting is called Hypertext Markup Language, otherwise known as HTML.…So that's the formatting that's being used on a web page.…And the HTML on these pages are then rendered by web browsers, so web browsers…understand the HTML and they display that webpage with the correct formatting.…So rather than looking at something like this which is HTML with all the various…tags and content, as you can see here with the text, rather than seeing that,…
Author Paul Trani begins with brief introductions to HTML and CSS. Then you'll learn how to create a basic webpage, add text and images, and style the content with CSS. Paul then shows how to add navigation and links between pages, integrate video and social media (such as a Twitter feed), and create a contact form. The course also covers making sure your layout is "flexible" (i.e., that it resizes to fit mobile devices), testing your site, and uploading it to the web.
- Understanding the Internet and websites
- Adding HTML content to a webpage
- Styling content with CSS
- Creating navigation
- Adding more pages
- Creating a flexible layout
- Adding video and animations from Edge Animate
- Linking to other pages and websites
- Creating a contact form
- Creating a responsive site for mobile devices
- Uploading and testing the website