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Introduction to Dreamweaver (A131) is currently looking for an instructor to teach this class. If you, or someone you know, is interested in teaching with please visit for more information.
Dreamweaver has become one of the industry's leading Web site design editing and management tool. This course is designed for students who wish to evaluate the Dreamweaver Web design tool or who would like to learn to use it. The emphasis is on learning to use Dreamweaver as a tool to create a Web site, rather than on learning the basic concepts of Web design and we move very quickly. However, all questions about basic Web design concepts will be answered.

Applicable Job Roles: web designers, webmasters, web programmers, and web application developers.

Week 1 - Dreamweaver Basics
  • The Dreamweaver Interface
  • Setting Up a Site in Dreamweaver
  • FTP with Dreamweaver
  • Creating Links
  • Inserting Text
  • Inserting Images
Week 2 - Text Formatting with Cascading Style Sheets
  • What are Cascading Style Sheets
  • Using Cascading Style Sheets to Style Your Page
  • Creating CSS rules in Dreamweaver
  • Formatting Text with CSS
  • Using CSS Selectors
  • Embedding Style Sheets
  • Attaching External Style Sheets
Week 3 - Using CSS to Layout a Page
  • The CSS Box Model
  • Using div's and ID selectors for your layout
  • Positioning with CSS
  • Adding columns
  • Using margins, padding and borders
Week 4 - Tables
  • Inserting Tables
  • Importing Table Data
  • Styling Tables with CSS
  • Sorting Data in Tables
Bonus Week - Extra Styling and Production Tools
  • Using Web Fonts
  • Using Adobe Edge Web Fonts
  • CSS 3 Transitions
  • CSS 3 Gradients
  • Fine Tuning Your Workflow
  • Working with Special Code Editing Features
Previous experience in creating Web pages, uploading files to a server, and using HTML is helpful, but not absolutely necessary.
  • Software: Dreamweaver CS5, CS5.5, CS6 or CC (Creative Cloud). If you choose the trial version, do not install until the first day of class as it is valid for only 30 days.
  • You will also need a web site to which you can upload your assignments. You must be able to upload your files using FTP. Not all free hosts offer FTP, so be sure to check with your host to see if FTP is available to you. No popup ads placed by the hosting company are allowed.

Required Book: Dreamweaver CC Digital Classroom
Required Book: Dreamweaver CS6 Digital Classroom
Required Book: Dreamweaver CS5 Digital Classroom

Additional information:

Your place in the course is confirmed by your payment. Introductory courses are intended for students with no experience in the subject matter and are seeking beginner level training.

Refund Policy: Please read our Terms and Refund Policy before registering for this course.

Additional Cost: Book and software might be required for the course. Read the Requirements and Book section for more information. Course fee does not include the book and software cost .

How eClasses Work:Instructors post lectures (text-based, no video or audio), reading selections, and hands-on assignments once a week in the online classroom. Students can discuss the assignments with the instructor and amongst themselves in the classroom area. This format has no set meeting time, which allows students to attend class at a time most convenient to them, yet still provides logically organized communication between class participants. Students can apply for the completion certificate after finishing the class.

Introduction to Dreamweaver
Price: $180.00
Item No.: A131
Instructor: Instructor Needed
Open Courses: No other sessions are scheduled for this course. You can add to your wish list and you will be notified when other sessions are scheduled.

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Before you register for this class, please read the Outline, Prerequisites, Requirements, Books, and Refund Policy sections carefully.



  • "Great course! Can't wait to take the advanced class." - Michael Bramblett

  • "Everything gets an awesome from me! I will be back taking the advanced course...hoping to get the same teacher." - Heath Fouts

  • "This was a wonderful class, I learned so much from it. Even more than I expected to. It's a really hands on class and really walks you through how to build pages using Dreamweaver. The instructors posts a lot of great information that explains what Dreamweaver is doing with your code. and external resources that are so helpful. I also appreciated that she posted some basic information on CSS, it was very helpful since I am a bit rusty with CSS/HTML coding. I can't say enough great things about the class. I do wish I could have dedicated more time to it, I know I could have gotten a lot more out of this course if I had. I will most definitely be taking the Advanced Dreamweaver course." - Tracy Morante

  • "Excellent class, knowledgeable instructor. The text for ths class was fantastic as well. WELL worth the tuition and time invested!" - Philip Napora

  • "Good class. Had fun and learned exactly what I joined the class to learn." - Terry Stewart

  • "Super class and great teacher! Highly recommend this class and definately keep the book for reference!" - Rachelle Van Duser

  • "A fine and well-paced introduction to a major web design tool. Most gratefully recommended." - Robert Fountain

  • "This course was challenging for me but I feel like I learned so much, I feel as though now, I know enough about Dreamweaver so that I can continue learning with it. It is such an awesome program. Just wish we had had more time. " - Hazel Dowda

  • "I loved this class & I wish you would offer an Intermediate level class. I learned a lot but I felt like I needed more practice." - Barbara Bradley

  • "Intro to Dreamweaver was a wonderful experience. The whole approach was hands-on and step-by-step, which helped me to stay focused and ambitious. The instructor gave many tips and suggestions along the way (the lectures were great), and what I've learned from this class has made a huge impact on the way I am designing now." - Mary Walker

  • "The Dreamweaver class was well structured and easy to understand. Judy is a great teacher and the book used for the tuition is very well done. I had a great time throughout the class. " - stephanie depagie

  • "HI, I really benefited from this class, even when I could not get hold of the book, the instructor managed to guide me with online resources and a good lecture coupled with helpful comments, definitely a learning experience!" - Luisa Castro

  • "Excellent Course! I had zero knowledge on this subject but I wanted to learn to develop my own web site. This course gave me the tools to make it happen. It was challanging but very beneficial and I recommend it to anyone!" - Real Robillard

  • "Judy was encouraging, supportive and really helpful. I never felt I was alone or embarrassed to ask for assistance. She was there and with a great warmth!" - mark husson

  • "Our instructor had a lot to cope with due to the fires in California, but she made every effort to respond to questions and provide timely feedback. I would definitely take other courses taught by her; her attitude toward students and their questions was that there are no stupid questions, and she dealt with all levels of expertise and experience from the students. Thank you for the excellent course; it revitalized my interest in working with web technologies." - Linda Klein

  • "Judy is a wonderful instructor. She promptly answers all questions and her lessons and extra tutorials were well-organized for the learner. Even though I was communicating with her via the internet, I felt that because of the care and time she took explaining aspects of the course, she made a real connection with me as a student." - Carolyn Gray

  • "Outstanding class & Instructor - Very responsive, knowledgable and helpful" - Lee Wallace

  • "The class was wonderful and the instructor was helpful with all of the student's questions and problems... thank you for offering the class!" - Debra Harp

  • "This course was very helpful and the instructor was very helpful, organized, and knowledgeable. It was everything I hoped for and more." - Dawn Hayman

  • "Judy was informed and offered cutting edge advice, giving us lectures that showed she knows the application inside and out. She was quick to answer any question, and analyzed our homework with tips that prepped us for the next assignment. I've never learned a software program so well and so fast. Thanks, Judy. Please offer to teach Advanced Dreamweaver.." - Debbie Dine

  • "Great class and instructor. Really help me get started." - Steven Van Arsdel

  • "This was my first class though, and I loved it. I learned so much that I didn't know even though I use Dreamweaver now. Definitely am looking forward to taking more classes." - Sharon DiPinto

  • "Judy clearly knew her subject (Dreamweaver) well, and had created extra learning resources that were very helpful. She was able to add value with practical tips and techniques. Her approach with less experienced learners was very supportive and encouraging.

    In general, about e-classes, as opposed to some other providers, I really appreciate the way information about the syllabuses, materials and instructors is available for visitors to the website to check out before committing to a course. That really helped swing me to signing up with, and now that I've done a course and a half, I feel this was a really good decision. I think e-classes does provide a very good skills improvement service, for people who can find time and commitment for mentored self-study." - Geoff Taylor

  • "I had taken a Dreamweaver class through adult education locally but it did not cover the material this class did. After completing this class I have a much greater understanding of what Dreamweaver can do." - Susan Mattson

  • "Judy has a wonderful way of dealing with the load of the class and the people. She responded quickly to everyone's questions and guided all of us wonderfully. I enjoyed the class and would be interested in a Dreamweaver Intermediate " - Dianne Thomas

  • "Judy is a very excellent teacher and very helpful. She always answers your questions promptly." - Betty Coppin