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Creating A Website Using Dreamweaver

Creating A Website Using Dreamweaver






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    • Creating a Website Using Dreamweaver – Part One: Splash Page 1. In your ‘My Documents’ folder create a new folder by clicking on ‘File’, ‘New’ and ‘Folder’. Name the folder ‘Dreamweaver’. Next open Dreamweaver from the Start/Programs/Macromedia menu and click on the ‘HTML’ option underneath the ‘Create New’ heading. 2. In the ‘Title’ box enter the website title ‘My Website: Welcome’ Next enter the text ‘Welcome to my Website!’ in the main window below the ‘Title’ box. Finally go to the ‘File’ menu and select ‘Save as’ go to your ‘Dreamweaver’ folder and save the page as ‘splash’. 3. Click on the globe icon (next to the ‘Title’ box) and select ‘Preview in IExplore 6.0’ Your webpage should look like the one below. 4. Go back to Dreamweaver and highlight the ‘Welcome to my Website’ text. You can then use the tools at the bottom of the screen in the properties window to bring the text into the centre of the screen. (These tools are very similar to Word).
    • 5. Press return after the first line of text and type ‘This is my Website and it is all about: My Favourite Bands. Skate Boarding and Internet Games.’ (You can enter your own hobbies here). 6. In order to split the text onto separate lines, put your cursor at the end of the first sentence (click your mouse) and press the keys ‘Shift’ and ‘Enter’ together. Do this with the other lines. 7. Next you can insert an image between the heading and body text by clicking on the ‘Insert’ menu and ‘Image’. Then browse for a suitable image in your ‘My Documents’ folder and click ‘OK’. 8. Next you are going to change the background colour by clicking on the ‘Modify’ menu and selecting ‘Page Properties’. From here you can click on the little grey box next to the ‘background color’ title to bring up a choice of colours. Select your colour and press ‘OK’ 9. If you highlight your heading you can use the 'Properties' window to change the font to Arial and the size to 16. You can also change the font colour in the same way you did with the background. By clicking on the black square in the 'Properties' window and selecting the colour you want from the palette. Next change the main text font to Arial.