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How to Define Links with the Dreamweaver Properties Inspector

Links are an essential element of web pages. You have a few methods for defining links and link attributes in Dreamweaver CS6, depending on what type of link you’re creating, how you want the link to look [more…]

Apply Boldface, Italics, Lists, and Indenting in Dreamweaver

You can assign boldface, italics, unordered (bulleted) or ordered (numbered) lists, and add or remove indenting (blockquote) using the icons in the Dreamweaver Properties Inspector. You can get help from [more…]

Create a New Style Sheet in the CSS Styles Panel

When you click the New CSS Rule icon (shown in the margin) at the bottom of the CSS Styles panel, the New CSS Rule dialog box opens. The New CSS Rule dialog box combines features for defining styles for [more…]

How to Apply CSS3 Effects and Transforms in Dreamweaver

The CSS3 effects and transforms can be defined in the CSS Styles panel. Creating a CSS3 effect takes some typing on your part. To add a CSS3 effect or transform to a style definition, follow these steps [more…]

Preview HTML Documents on a Cellphone, Tablet, or Laptop in Dreamweaver

One of the celebrated new features in Dreamweaver (first introduced in CS5.5) is the Multiscreen Preview, which works in tandem with the interactive Media Query tools in Dreamweaver. Those Media Query [more…]

How to Create a Media Query in Dreamweaver

Media Query identifies a media (print, screen, handheld device, and so on) and displays the HTML page with a CSS style sheet based on that media. So, for example, if the page is opened in an Android mobile [more…]

How to Add Flash Video to a Web Page

Adding Flash video to a web page in Dreamweaver is easy. As an added bonus in Dreamweaver, you can add controls to the video to enable website visitors to start and stop the video as they please. This [more…]

CSS Code Hinting in Dreamweaver

Dreamweaver’s Code view (or Split view) is a great environment for writing CSS styles. You can create a new style sheet document in Dreamweaver and apply all CSS coding techniques. Do that by following [more…]

How to Create a Form in Dreamweaver

Dreamweaver doesn't make building a basic form much easier than coding it directly in HTML. It’s not like typing <form takes a lot longer than choosing Insert→Form→Form. The real value of Dreamweaver lies [more…]

How to Validate and Confirm Passwords in Dreamweaver

Dreamweaver CS6 tools for collecting and conforming passwords work like this: First you create a password field using a Spry Validation widget, and then you create a confirm field using a Spry Validation [more…]

How to Upload Your Website with Dreamweaver

Dreamweaver features a sophisticated set of commands that enable you to connect to a web server and upload files to that server — in Dreamweaver-speak, “put the files on the server” — or download files [more…]

How to Edit New Pages with Dreamweaver

Dreamweaver is a robust application that enables the savvy web designer to create a way-cool website and edit it as well. The beauty of editing pages in a full-featured HTML editor like Dreamweaver is [more…]

How to Edit Your Website’s .htaccess File in Dreamweaver

Next, you need to edit the existing .htaccess file on your web server (if one already exists) or create a new one. An .htaccess file is a hypertext file that provides directives to the server, such as [more…]

How to Validate Your Code Markup in Dreamweaver

No matter what code editor you happen to use for your website, you absolutely must use a built-in or standalone validation tool to check the accuracy of your code. [more…]

How to Add a DOCTYPE in Dreamweaver

If you’re a Dreamweaver user, you almost don’t have to think about the document type definition (DTD) when creating a web page because the program automatically inserts the selected DOCTYPE and DTD into [more…]

How to Remove Unwanted Formatting from Your Website

Most web code editors have a command that automatically cleans up the common errors in your code. For instance, the Clean Up Word HTML/XHTML command in Dreamweaver is a must for any webpage that includes [more…]

How to Convert Syntax on Your Website by DTD

When most web designers select a document type definition (DTD) for their web docs, they have all the intention in the world of writing code that’s compliant with that DTD’s syntactical rules. [more…]

How to Check Browser Compatibility with Your Web Page

One of the biggest issues with building web pages is ensuring that those pages are cross-browser and device compatible. This means that they should look good and function properly in as many browsers and [more…]

How to Generate Web Code Issue Reports in Dreamweaver

Although each web code editor may have slightly different reporting tools to help you find common code mistakes, most should have certain features in common. For example, Dreamweaver’s reports can identify [more…]

How to Create an HTML Site Map in Dreamweaver

When you create a visual site map, you create a diagram of all the pages on a website, including the interconnectivity of the main pages through navigation and sub-navigation. You then use that information [more…]

How to Set Up a Remote Connection to Publish Your Website

After you have chosen your method of FTP for your website (which may include purchasing, downloading, and installing a standalone application), your next step is to set up the remote connection to the [more…]

How to Transfer Files to Your Website with Dreamweaver

If you chose to use Dreamweaver to create your website, you have a number of ways to transfer files to your webpage through the Files panel. The smartest way to transfer files is to use the expanded Files [more…]


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