CreatingYourFirstWebsiteinDreamweaver

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Creating a Website in Dreamweaver Source: By M. Julius, parts adapted from Dreamweaver Help The order of lessons in this chapter follows one possible workflow for creating a site. When creating your own sites, you can follow whatever workflow is most comfortable for you. Your URL : http://www3.vjc.edu/academics/students/julius_eng323/yourlastname Workflow: 1. Set up a local site and a remove site. 2. Create a page (Create and save your home page: index.htm). 3. Insert a table to hold text and graphics 4. Add text to your page 5. Add an image (cite it) 6. Set background color and/or table colors 7. Add Links: External and email 8. Preview in browser 9. Publish 1. Set up a local site and connect to the remote site A remote site : the files on the server that make up a website, from your (the author’s) point of view rather than a visitor’s point of view. A local site : the files on your local disk (in our case, on the VJC N: drive in folder called Eng232-01 and Eng232-02)that correspond to the files in the remote site. You edit the files on your local disk, then upload them to the remote site. A Dreamweaver site definition : a set of defining characteristics for a local site, plus information on how the local site corresponds to a remote site. . You’ll create a site definition using the Site Definition dialog box.
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To define a site: 1. Choose Site > Manage Sites . The Site Definition dialog box appears. 2. Click on New. 3. If the dialog box is showing the Advanced tab, click Basic. The first screen of the Site Definition Wizard appears, asking you to enter a name for your site. 4. In the text box, enter a name to identify the site within Dreamweaver. The name can be anything you want. For example, your name. 5. Click Next to proceed to the next step. The next screen of the wizard appears, asking if you want to work with a server technology. Select the No option to indicate that for now, this site is a static site, with no dynamic pages. 6. Click Next to proceed to the next step. The next screen of the wizard appears, asking how you want to work with your files. 7. Select the option labeled “Edit local copies on my machine, then upload to server when ready (recommended).” 8. The text box allows you to specify a folder on your local disk where Dreamweaver should store the local version of the site’s files. It’s easier to specify an accurate folder name if you browse to the folder rather than typing the path, so click the folder icon next to the text box. The Choose Local Root Folder for Site dialog box appears. 9. In the Choose Local Root Folder for Site dialog box, start by navigating to your class folder on the N: drive (Eng232-01 or Eng 323-02) where you can store all of your sites. Don’t click OK yet.
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My Computer >> N: >> Eng232-yoursection >> folder with your last name. 10. Still in the Choose Local Root Folder for Site dialog box, create a new folder
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2008 for the course ENGLISH 223 taught by Professor Julius during the Spring '08 term at Villa Julie.

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