Adobe Dreamweaver Web Design Course: Essentials

2 Day

What is the course about?

Adobe Dreamweaver is a powerful program for anyone wanting to design and build websites, and its great usability and functionality make it one of the most popular tools for the job.

We show you all the essential features and techniques you need to know about in order to use this fantastic piece of software – from using images and CSS, to creating tables, frames and hyperlinks.

Is it right for me?

If you’re new to Adobe Dreamweaver, but you want to be able to design, build, and maintain professional-looking websites, this introductory Dreamweaver course will enable you to achieve that.

Why should I learn with Thales L&D?

There are many reasons why you should learn with us but for now, here are just a few:

  • We deliver across the full range of expertise levels and software versions
  • Our Adobe trainers are creative and engaging experts you’ll love learning from
  • Last year we delivered over 27,000 learning events to people just like you across Europe
  • We have a fantastic range of hot and cold food and drinks available to you all day, all included in the price

More information:

If you’d like to check availability or receive a PDF of our course spec, just drop us an email and we’ll send the information straight over. Don’t forget to include all your contact details and the course you are interested in.

What you’ll learn

By the end of the programme you’ll be able to:

  • Design and build a professional web site
  • Maintain and upgrade an existing web site and web pages

What’s covered

Planning a web site

  • Defining a new site and creating a home page
  • Setting up the work area
  • Managing folders and web pages

Formatting text

  • Text formatting for the web
  • Fonts, alignments and colours
  • Styles and lists
  • Importing from Microsoft Word


  • Inserting an image and setting image properties
  • Hotspots and rollovers
  • Creating an image map

Setting up hyperlinks

  • Page hyperlinks
  • E-mail hyperlinks
  • Creating a jump menu


  • Creating a table
  • Sizing and positioning
  • Managing rows and columns
  • Merging and splitting cells
  • Borders


  • Creating a frameset
  • Sizing frames
  • Frame properties

Using cascading style sheets (CSS)

  • Creating a cascading style sheet
  • Linking to a page
  • Editing a cascading style sheet

Creating and using a template

  • Creating a template
  • Defining editable regions
  • Creating a page from a template

Using layers and behaviours

  • Creating and stacking layers
  • Layer properties
  • Attaching a behaviour to a layer
  • Events and behaviours

Using the library

  • Creating a library item
  • Using a library item on a page

Creating a form

  • Adding a form object
  • Processing a form

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