Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the exercise files, part of Dreamweaver CS5 New Features.
If you are a premium subscriber of the lynda.com Online Training Library, you…have access to the exercise files for this title.…I recommend downloading these files and copying them to your Desktop for easy…access, as you work through the title.…Now for each movie, I recommend defining a new Dreamweaver site, and this is…going to prevent working on the wrong exercise files from one folder to the…other as you go through the title.…And if you've never defined a site in Dreamweaver before, I am going to walk you…through this very simple process.…So, I am going to switch over to Dreamweaver, and I am just going to define a…new Dreamweaver site.…
I can do that by going right to the Welcome screen and clicking on Dreamweaver site.…So, if I was going to work on the first movie, for example, I could title it…anything that I want.…So I am just going to go ahead and title this Exercise One, and I can use the…folder icon, right here beside the local site folder, to browse for that file.…I am going to go out to my Desktop.…
- Comparing Dreamweaver CS4 and CS5
- Setting up a new web site using the enhanced Site Setup dialog
- Browser Lab integration
- Working with CMS frameworks
- Using the Adobe Widget Browser
- PHP and site-specific code hinting
- Navigating in Live View
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Does Dreamweaver CS5 allow users to choose HTML5 for the doctype?
If a user currently creates pages in Dreamweaver CS4 or earlier, but plans on upgrading to Dreamweaver CS5 and working in HTML5, what should the doctype be in the meantime?
A: Dreamweaver CS5 does allow users to choose HTML5 as the doctype. However, this can also be done quite easily in Dreamweaver CS3. HTML5 does not require a doctype. So the HTML5 "doctype" if used at all, is very simple:
That can be saved as a snippet and put it in whatever document the user wishes.