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  • 1. WEB DESIGN FOR FMS FMS Web site Training using Content Management System (CMS) Ahsan Uddin Shan School of Film & Media Studies
  • 2. Objectives
    • Dosto, you will learn how to put Fireworks to work
    • Optimization using Fireworks
    • Introduction to CMS
    • Demonstration and Hands-on CMS
    • Creating, updating and editing Staff Directory
    • Bonding 
  • 3.
      • Click on the ZIP icon to download the supporting files. Create a new directory on your hard drive and label the folder Optimization. Unzip the supporting files into your new folder. Create a folder inside the new directory and label it Assets.
  • 4. Understanding Fireworks
    • Fireworks is a graphics program for the Web
    • What can you do in Fireworks?
    • Fireworks files are called documents
    • Fireworks files are saved as PNG files
      • Portable Network Graphics
      • have .png extension
  • 5. Where is my Fireworks (its not Firefox lah!!)
    • Click Click your hard disk (I rename my hard disk to shan)
    • Switch to applications
    • Click Click Adobe Fireworks CS3
  • 6. Adobe Creative Suite
    • http://www.adobe.com/products/
  • 7. Getting to know the Fireworks workspace: Creating a new document
    • Open Fireworks
  • 8. Creating a new document
  • 9. Fireworks Window Canvas Tools Menu bar Panels Properties
  • 10. Fireworks Tabs
    • The document window has four tabs
      • Original
      • Preview
      • 2-Up
      • 4-Up
    • 2-Up and 4-Up are used to evaluate different optimization settings side by side
  • 11. Property inspector
    • The Property inspector is a panel that displays current selection properties, current tool options, or document properties.
  • 12. Tools
    • The Tools panel is used to for variety of job
    • It is organized into six categories: Select, Bitmap, Vector, Web, Colors, and View.
  • 13. Practice Tools: Selection Tools/Objects
    • Using the selection and transformation tools, you can move, copy, delete, rotate, scale, or skew objects. In documents that have multiple objects
  • 14. Practice Tools: Selection Tools/Objects
    • You can organize the objects by stacking, grouping, and aligning them. Using Marquee tools
    • You can click an object in the Layers panel to it select when the panel is open and layers are expanded.
  • 15. Practice Tools: Selecting pixels
    • You can edit pixels over an entire canvas or choose one of the selection tools to constrain your editing to a particular area of an image:
    • The Marquee tool selects a rectangular area of pixels in an image.
    • The Oval Marquee tool selects an elliptical area of pixels in an image.
  • 16. Practice Tools: Selecting pixels
    • The Lasso tool selects a freeform area of pixels in an image.
    • The Polygon Lasso tool selects a straight-edged freeform area of pixels in an image.
    • The Magic Wand tool selects an area of similarly colored pixels in an image.
  • 17. Working with Text
    • Text can be created and modified in Fireworks
    • Text properties include font, size, color,style, kerning, leading, alignment, text flow, offset, and anti-aliasing
  • 18. Working with Text
    • Many text features typically reserved for sophisticated desktop publishing applications.
    • Font, Sizes and adjust kerning, spacing, color, leading, and more.
    • Apply Live Effects such as drop shadows and bevels--means you can easily make changes to text.
  • 19. Attaching Text to a Path
    • Text can be attached to a path to create an interesting design
      • Create a text line or block
      • Create a path using vector Path tool
      • Use Attach to Path command on Text menu
  • 20. Basic Optimization
    • Optimization is the process of preparing graphics for the web.
    • A 10MB image file can be optimized to 30 KB- an ideal size for web.
    • Optimized graphics load faster and consistent across the browser. With Fireworks, it is much easier to optimize graphics
  • 21. Optimizing Images in Fireworks
    • Why
      • to reduce the amount of time
      • right mix of color, compression, and quality
      • Choosing the best file format for a graphic.
      • the heavier the page and the objects on the page, the longer it will take to be downloaded
  • 22. Web formats
    • JPEG (Joint Photographic Expert Group)
    • Use JPEG format for photographic images, gradients, visuals
  • 23.
    • Exporting web graphics is a two-step process: 1) optimizing, and 2) exporting.
    Basic Optimization
  • 24.
    • GIF (Graphic Interchange Format)
    • GIF supports 256 indexed colors
    • logos, banner, layout, etc.
    Web formats
  • 25. Using Optimization Panel in Fireworks
    • Choose File > Open, to open “optimize.jpg” file located inside tutorial_source_files folder
    • Choose File >Export wizard
  • 26.
    • Click to continue in each panel.
    Using Optimization Panel in Fireworks
  • 27.
    • Adjust the attributes for graphics under Options and File.
    • Click Export button after filling in appropriate values
    Using Optimization Panel in Fireworks
  • 28. Web Content Management (WCMS)
    • Why CMS?
      • Separating content from website design
      • Consistency in layout of the site
      • Content author does not need to know to any programming. (WYSISWYG)
    • Software used: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS)
  • 29. Identifying web design elements
  • 30. Core Team
    • Roles
    • Page Approval levels (Workflows)
    • Checkin/Checkout & Page versioning
    • Page Status/Editing toolbar
  • 32. KEY CONCEPTS : Roles * For course pages , CorpComm will have to endorse the changes before depart mgr can approves it. Role Add/Edit Content Approve Content Remarks Content Contributor/Editor X Tied to a particular container or containers Content Manager/Approver (Closely link to CorpComm) X X Tied to a particular container or containers Dept Site Web Master (Closely link to CC & IMC) X Manage side navi menu; Manage CC & CM group members Great for creating new content pages . Advisor
  • 33. KEY CONCEPTS : PAGE CheckIN & CheckOUT CHECKOUT : When you edit a page, you automatically checkout the page so that your fellow Content Contributors cannot edit the same page. CHECKIN : When you checkin the page, your fellow Content Contributors can continue to edit the same page. Pls remember to check in (i.e save & others can edit) or discard or Submit for approval
  • 34. Editing Staff Directory
    • To login to CMS authoring website, open browser and enter URL
    • http://npcms.np.edu.sg/fms ,
  • 35.
    • Enter the user name and password to edit website content 
    • Navigate to the Staff Directory from About FMS link
    Editing Staff Directory
  • 36.
    • Click on the “ Site Actions ” button and select “ Create Page ” link. Plz note, click Edit page to edit existing page
    Editing Staff Directory
  • 37. Editing Staff Directory
  • 38.
    • Type your name/id in the URL field
    • Select (NP Page) Content Layout 1, and click Create button
    Editing Staff Directory
  • 39.
    • Enter the page title (your name)
    • Insert 1 X 3 table
    • enter relevant attributes
    Editing Staff Directory
  • 40. Editing Staff Directory
  • 41. Editing Staff Directory
  • 42.
    • in the first column, insert your photo
    • second column your qualification and job title
    • third column is reserved for your profile
    Editing Staff Directory
  • 43.
    • Place the cursor at the place where you want to insert the image
    • Click on “ Image Manager ” button. A dialog box appears.
    • Double-click on “ PublishingImages ” to navigate to the image folder.
    Editing Staff Directory: Insert image
  • 44.
    • Select the image you want to insert. A preview of the image appears in the right-hand side of the dialog.
    • Click “ Insert ”.
    Editing Staff Directory: Insert image
  • 45.
    • Select image, right-click “ Set Image Properties ”.
    Editing Staff Directory: Edit image properties You can change the image properties, such as border width and colour, alignment, spacing, size, create thumbnail etc.
  • 46.
    • Example 1: To turn off the blue border line around the image, set border width to zero.
    • Example 2: To wrap the text around the left-justified image, select “Image Alignment” and choose the left-justified button.
    • Example 3: To have 10 pixels clearances between image and text, set “Horizontal Spacing” and “Vertical Spacing” to 10.
    • Click “OK” to apply the changes.
    Editing Staff Directory: Edit image properties
  • 47.
    • On the “Page Editing” toolbar, click on “Check In to Share Draft” button to save the page.
    • Note: Remember to “Check In to Share Draft” after finished editing, if not other users will not be able to edit the page.
    • Note: If you want to quit the page without saving, select “Page” and click on “Discard Check Out”.
    Editing Staff Directory
  • 48.
    • To preview the page, select “ Tools ” and click on “ Preview in New Window ”.
    • If you are satisfied with the changes, click on “ Submit for Approval ” button.
    Editing Staff Directory
  • 49.
    • Upon submission, the status of the page will be shown “ Waiting for approval ”. An email will be sent to notify the content managers.
    Editing Staff Directory
  • 50.
    • web design applications
    • CMS guide, NP
    • projectseven.com
    • dziner.org, shan