Tutorial on how to use Dreamweaver CS3 to create a fully functional and complete website. You will of course need Dreamweaver CS6 in order to follow this tutorial. If you have a different version of Dreamweaver, you’ll probably have. ADOBE DREAMWEAVER CS3 TUTORIAL . because this is where Dreamweaver looks for all your files. . root folder and contain the file extension. html.

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Again, tuforial this tutorial’s example site, I will simply replace it with the word “Example Dgeamweaver. Note that if you plan on having your site name appear in your logo which you will create and insert into the top horizontal bar in chapter 2it’s possible to get away with not typing it here. What makes it special is that it is somewhere between a CMS where you control everything about your website through a visual interface and a pure code editor.

Dreamweaver Tutorial: How to Design a Website with Dreamweaver CS6

In webmaster lingo, the “home page” is just the main page of your site. This should automatically propose a selector to you named header h1. If you leave the “Site Name” at the default text of “Unnamed Site [number]”, you’re going to end up with a long list of sites called “Unnamed Site 2”, “Unnamed Site 3”, up to “Unnamed Site “.

Example Company deals with all manner of examples. And so on until “Heading 6”. You will also notice that Dreamweaver has automatically created some basic HTML markup that you can build on.

Add Conditional CSS To correct the design for mobile, the first thing we need to do is eliminating the code that makes the two elements on the site arrange themselves next to one another. Many webmasters like this layout because it is space-efficient, simultaneously yielding high functionality and user-friendliness.

To “drag your mouse pointer” over some words, move your mouse so that the pointer is just before the first character to be selected. It is completely optional and not worth getting stressed over.


Still others supply a name that is completely unrelated to your domain. We will start with the homepage. A click on one of the browser names will open your website project in it. At the bottom of your page, you will see another horizontal band cutting across both columns of your web page. Adobe Dreamweaver Creative Suite 3 CS3formerly known as Macromedia Dreamweaver, is a fully-featured commercial web editor that allows you to create, build and manage complex websites.

Then, you need to choose where to save it. You will be greeted with a window with a top-half looks something like the picture above without the words “Dreamweaver Tutorial thesitewizard.

Don’t worry about the page being so plain.

Dreamweaver Tutorial: How to Create a Website with Dreamweaver CS3 (Part 1) ()

Your email address will not be published. Scroll down until you can see Header as an option.

For the less experienced users, Dreamweaver also makes it really easy. So even though the page is probably an embarrassment to you at this stage, please complete the following steps, or you will encounter problems later. When you do, you can see the CSS code at the bottom.

You will find that the new CSS has been added in the appropriate place. Your pages will filstype a sophisticated navigation menu bar, images, multiple columns, a form, links to other pages within your site, links to other sites, text in different font sizes, etc.

It gives you this options panel: There are many more and you can find a lot of information on that right here. Now replace the part of the text that says ” Unnamed Site 2 ” with your domain name or website name.

Dreaweaver, above that, choose CSS Designer. Note that this folder merely determines where on your computer the website files are saved. The name you type here is just a descriptive label that will be listed in the empty list box you saw in the previous step. Dreamweaver is just one way to make a website.


For example, if you were to type “thesitewizard. When you click “Next”, you will be asked “How do you connect to your remote server?

Simple Dreamweaver Tutorial: How to Create a Website (step-by-step)

Dreamweaver will then give you an explanation. The first thing you want to do is to change the font of your heading and also centre fildtype.

Click the “New Site To use it, go to the code view and right click the part you want to edit. We dreaamweaver now change it to the actual values we need for uploading publishing your web page. What this means in practice is that if you are running an online shop ie, you’re selling goods and services on your siteyou should probably mention your most important products or even all your products if you only sell a few things on that page.

If you don’t know tutotial to put here, type in your domain name. Likewise if you are creating a personal website, and you are out of ideas as to what to call your site, call it by your tuhorial.

It needs to be the one set up by your web host for your site. This will save your site definition, dismiss the “Site Setup” dialog box and return you to the main Dreamweaver window. Secondly, not everything about a website can be properly tested on your own computer. I moved the left column to the bottom of the page on modern small devices, dreamwwaver that you can read the main article more comfortably.

For instance, some websites, like the Feedback Form Demo Site a site you will visit again in chapter 8put all their content in a single column. The left side holds the skeleton of a filtype menu, similar to what you see in thesitewizard.