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Dreamweaver CS6 and WordPress 3.8: Core Concepts

Course Summary

 Elevate your WordPress site with Dreamweaver's sophisticated coding tools.  Learn how to customize the CSS, add Spry widgets, and make responsive, category-driven layouts.       

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    Course Syllabus

            Using the exercise files
            Development environment requirements
            A word about updates
        1. Setting Up WordPress
            Creating the database and the initial site
            Setting up WordPress 3.8
            Establishing the Dreamweaver site
        2. Exploring Your WordPress Site in Dreamweaver
            Accessing dynamically related files
            Filtering files
            Following links
            Employing Live Code
            Enabling site-specific code hinting
        3. Creating Content
            Adding blog posts
            Editing blog posts
            Adding new pages
            Including images
            Integrating other media
        4. Working with WordPress Themes
            Understanding WordPress structure
            Activating a theme
            Setting up a child theme
        5. Customizing a Theme
            Updating page structure and the background
            Setting up the header
            Working with web fonts
            Adding header images
            Linking your navigation
            Setting up content columns
            Changing the main content
            Managing the content code
            Customizing the sidebar
            Styling search
            Working with text search
            Integrating the footer
        6. Providing Responsive Design
            Setting up media queries
            Customizing for tablets
            Building smartphone layouts
        7. Extending WordPress-Editable Pages
            Working with categories and posts
            Developing category-driven pages
            Changing headers by category
        8. Enhanced JavaScript within WordPress
            Adding Spry accordion panels
            Working with Spry form validation
        9. Using WordPress Plugins
            Understanding WordPress plugins
            Styling plugin output
        10. Extending the User Experience
            Customizing the Dashboard (PP)
            Working with WordPress functions
            Including administration functionality
        11. WordPress Administration
            Modifying general settings
            Setting up users
            Restricting access to specific WordPress pages
        12. Publishing Your WordPress Site
            Exporting and importing WordPress files
            Backing up and restoring the database
            Transferring files
            Testing and fine-tuning
            Next steps


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USD 25

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6 - 7 hours / week

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