Adobe Dreamweaver CC BootCamp / ACA Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class & Certification Pack for Adobe Certified Associate

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Course Information & Why You Should Attend

Adobe Official Curriculum Dreamweaver Training with Test Prep Tool & Exam Voucher Option for Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

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Duration & Times: 4 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Complimentary Lunch)

Locations for Training:

Course Description: Dreamweaver CC is the industry’s leading web tool that provides a robust and integrated solution to design, develop, and publish projects for any screen size. With features like the CSS Designer, Adobe Edge Web Fonts (served by Adobe Typekit), jQuery UI widgets, easier HTML5 audio and video insertion, and an enhanced Fluid Grid Layout interface, web designers and developers can create web and mobile content faster than ever before.

Prerequisites: Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Dreamweaver BootCamp Training Includes:
✓ Dreamweaver Intro–Advanced (4 Day Class, In-Person or Online)

Dreamweaver Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Training & Certification Pack Includes:
✓ Dreamweaver Intro–Advanced (4 Day Class, In-Person or Online)
✓ Online Test Prep Tool (Simulates actual test & provides targeted learning based on your assessed needs)
✓ Exam Voucher with 1 Free Retake (In-Person, scheduled at your convenience)
✓ Testing Proctor Fee (Only included if you take your test at ThinkB!G’s office in Columbia, MD.

Job Roles That Use Dreamweaver:
Web Designers
Web Programmers/Developers
Graphic Designers

Projects That Use Dreamweaver:
Creating Responsive Websites

Adobe Dreamweaver CC BootCamp / ACA Course Outline

This Adobe Creative Cloud CC Hands-On Training and Certification Course covers all previous versions of CC apps (CS6, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015.5, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020).

1. Customizing your Workspace
Quick Start
Starter Templates
Create New and Open
Code view
Design view
Live view
Split view
Live Code mode
Inspect mode
Standard workspace
Developer workspace
Minimizing panels
Closing panels and panel groups
Grouping, stacking, and docking
Saving a custom workspace
Document toolbar
Standard toolbar
Common toolbar
Using the HTML tab
Using the CSS tab
Accessing image properties
Accessing table properties
All and Current modes
Position Assist dialog
Element Display
Image Display
Text Display

2. HTML Basics
Basic HTML code structure
HTML tags
HTML character entities
HTML5 tags
Semantic web design
New techniques and technology

3. Working with Code
Creating HTML code
Writing code manually
Writing code automatically
Working with multicursor support
Commenting your code
Working with CSS preprocessors
Enabling a preprocessor
Creating the CSS source file
Compiling CSS code
Nesting CSS selectors
Importing other style sheets
Learn more about preprocessors
Linting support
Selecting code
Using line numbers
Using tag selectors
Using parent tags
Collapsing code
Expanding code
Accessing Split Code view
Previewing assets in Code view

4. CSS Basics
What is CSS?
HTML vs. CSS formatting
HTML defaults
HTML5 defaults?
Browser antics
CSS box model
Applying CSS styling
Cascade theory
Inheritance theory
Descendant theory
Specificity theory
Code Navigator
CSS Designer
Multiples, classes, and ids, oh my!
Applying formatting to multiple elements
Using CSS shorthand
Creating class attributes
Creating id attributes
CSS3 features and effects
CSS3 overview and support

5. Web Design Basics
What is the purpose of the website?
Who is the audience?
How do they get here?
Working with thumbnails and wireframes
Creating thumbnails
Creating a page design
Creating wireframes
Designing for mobile devices
The third way

6. Creating a Page Layout
Evaluating page design options
Working with predefined layouts
Styling a predefined layout
Styling elements using the Extract panel
Troubleshooting CSS conflicts
Extracting text from a Photoshop mockup
Deleting components and attributes from a template
Inserting new menu items
Creating new elements with the DOM panel
Creating menu items with copy and paste
Extracting text styling
Creating a gradient background using Extract
Extracting image assets from a mockup
Creating new Bootstrap structures
Adding a background image to the header
Finishing up the layout

7. Working with Templates
Creating Dreamweaver templates
Removing unneeded components
Modifying a Bootstrap layout
Modifying text formatting in a Bootstrap element
Adding template boilerplate and placeholders
Fixing semantic errors
Inserting metadata
Validating HTML code
Working with editable regions
Image carousel
Card-based section
List-based section
Inserting a new Bootstrap element
Inserting an editable region
Inserting an optional editable region
Working with child pages
Creating a new page
Adding content to child pages
Adding metadata to a child page
Updating a template
Removing an optional region from a child page
Removing unused sections from a child page

8. Working with Text, Lists, and Tables
Previewing the completed file
Creating and styling text
Importing text
Duplicating Bootstrap rows
Deleting unused Bootstrap components
Creating lists
Basing content structures on lists
Pasting multiple elements in Live view
Creating new list-based items
Creating and styling tables
Creating tables from scratch
Copying and pasting tables
Styling tables with CSS
Styling table cells
Adding header rows to tables
Controlling table display
Inserting tables from other sources
Creating semantic text structures
Adding and formatting caption elements
Spell-checking webpages
Finding and replacing text

9. Working with Images
Web image basics
Vector graphics
Raster graphics
Raster image file formats
Previewing the completed files
Inserting an image
Inserting images in Design view
Optimizing images with the Property inspector
Inserting non-web file types
Working with Photoshop Smart Objects (optional)
Copying and pasting images from Photoshop (optional)
Inserting images using the Asset panel
Adapting images to mobile design
Using the Insert menu
Working with the Insert panel
Inserting images in the site template
Adding CSS classes to template structures
Adding images to a Bootstrap carousel
Styling headings and text in a Bootstrap carousel

10. Working with Navigation
Hyperlink basics
Internal and external hyperlinks
Relative vs. absolute hyperlinks
Previewing the completed files
Creating internal hyperlinks
Creating relative links
Creating a home link
Updating links in child pages
Creating an external link
Creating an absolute link in Live view
Setting up email links
Creating an image-based link
Creating image-based links using the Element Display
Creating text links using the Text Display
Targeting page elements
Creating internal targeted links
Creating a destination link in the Element Display
Targeting id-based link destinations
Locking an element on the screen
Styling a navigation menu
Adding a telephone link
Checking your page

11. Publishing to the Web
Defining a remote site
Setting up a remote FTP site (optional)
Cloaking folders and files
Wrapping things up
Creating a home page
Completing the home page
Putting your site online (optional)
Synchronizing local and remote sites

12. Working with Mobile Design
Responsive design
Mobile-first design
Testing responsiveness in Dreamweaver
Media type properties
Media queries
Media query syntax
Working with the Visual Media Query interface
Introducing web frameworks
Setting up web-hosted fonts
Setting the base font
Building font stacks with web-hosted fonts
Specifying font size
Creating custom media queries
Adding rules to a media query
Controlling text styling with media queries
Changing component visibility with media queries
Controlling Bootstrap element alignment
Revising Bootstrap template structure
Adapting content to mobile design
Checking pages for design conflicts
Making tables responsive
Previewing pages using Real-Time Preview
Fixing issues for mobile design and desktop

13. Working with Web Animation and Video Bonus
Understanding web animation and video
Previewing the completed file
Adding web animation to a page
Making the animation responsive
Applying image dimensions
Adding a video poster
Setting HTML5 video options
Making the video responsive
Don’t host your own videos

Disclaimer:  All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer with Software & Class Files (In Person Only)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only)

Public Enrollment Training

This course is currently not on our Public Enrollment Training Calendar. If you are interested, please click the link below to complete our request form.

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Custom Private Training – Onsite at Your Location, Online Live, or at ThinkB!G

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An Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Exam is Available for Dreamweaver!

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Our Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Training & Certification Pack Includes:

✓ Dreamweaver Intro–Advanced (4 Day Class, In-Person or Online)

✓ Online Test Prep Tool (Simulates actual test & provides targeted learning based on your assessed needs)

✓ Exam Voucher with 1 Free Retake (In-Person, scheduled at your convenience)

✓ Testing Proctor Fee (Only included if you take your test at ThinkB!G’s office in Columbia, MD)

This course is a stepping stone to becoming an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)!

What is an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)?

The ACE Certification validates that professional has demonstrated proficiency with one or more Adobe software products.

Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

Click to Get a Quote Now!


Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.


Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.


Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel.

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