Web designer and author Janine Warner discusses advanced CSS techniques and uses Dreamweaver to create CSS-based layouts, edit pre-designed templates, create tables, examine CSS code, and edit WordPress blogging software.
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Janine Warner introduces herself
Janine goes over what she will covering in the course and talks about some of the new tools in Dreamweaver CS5 that will help users with their CSS layouts
Dreamweaver comes with a variety of templates that can be used and edited to fit your individual needs.
Use the images provided with lesson 1 and begin editing the CSS for one of the templates in Dreamweaver.
Begin adding style and layout rules, but be careful that they do not conflict with each other.
Create and style an unordered list to display the navigation links on your webpage.
Tables should only be used for displaying tabular data, but they can be styled with CSS.
Starting with a blank document, Janine begins creating a page layout using div tags.
When it comes to font size, use percentage and pixel measurements to size your fonts using fixed or relative sizes.
It is important to know the basics of the code that makes CSS work.
Use Dreamweaver to edit styles inside the theme of a Wordpress blog
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Janine Warner's best-selling books and videos on web design have won her an international following and earned her speaking and consulting engagements around the world. Since 1996, she's written more…