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Web Development

Dreamweaver

These Dreamweaver classes (a series of 3 sessions) are specially designed for county staff and use Dreamweaver v8 or CS3. Each session covers different topics needed to keep county web pages up-to-date. This series is designed to give users a demo and hands-on experience using the basic features of Dreamweaver to create web pages and upload pages to the web server. An associated training guide and exercise files can be found on our Training Handouts page on SharePoint. If prompted, you will need to log in with your AG\userid (ie. AG\jxs138) and your AG password.

Topics covered include: County website structure, Dreamweaver interface, Create a simple page from a template, Format text, Spell check, Preview your page

Topics covered include: Insert & modify images, Insert links (anchors, relative to a htm file and to a pdf, absolute, email, image), Edit the top navigation bar or breadcrumbs

Topics covered include: Upload a document to webserver, Using WebAdmin (to edit 1st and 2nd level pages), Discussion on how to delete files from local and remote sites, Discussion on how to update existing files and reload (put) on the webserver

WebAdmin

WebAdmin is the web tool that county extension offices use to maintain their home page and second level web pages.

Other Dreamweaver Resources

The following videos were created by Linda F folliott, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona. They may not relate directly to your webpages but they do provide a very good demonstration and understanding of how Dreamweaver works and how you setup a site, create a new document, etc.

Explanation of windows and navigation.

General information on setting up a site.

A good explanation of how saving a document works.

Explanation of why each page needs a good title.

Explanation of adding a browser and previewing your webpage in a browser window.

Explanation and demonstration of uploading or putting a file to a webserver.

Adding relative, external, and email links.

Editing text characteristics.

Editing headings using the set format choices.

Numbered and bulleted lists, along with definition list.

Explanation of how to start with a template and the editable parts.