Working with Pages

Working with Pages

Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 provides many features to help you create new web pages. These page creation features can help you more easily specify web page properties such as page titles, background images and colors, and text and link colors. In addition, Dreamweaver provides tools to help you maximize website performance, and to create and test pages to ensure compatibility with different web browsers.

This chapter contains the following sections:

About working with pages

Saving web pages

Specifying HTML instead of CSS

Setting page properties

Working with colors

Selecting elements in the Document window

Zooming in and out

Using the History panel

Automating tasks

Using JavaScript behaviors to detect browsers and plug-ins

Previewing and testing pages in browsers

Setting download time and size preferences

Getting Started with Dreamweaver
Dreamweaver Basics
Working with Dreamweaver Sites
Laying Out Pages
Adding Content to Pages
Inserting and Formatting Text
Adding Audio, Video, and Interactive Elements
Working with Page Code
Preparing to Build Dynamic Sites
Making Pages Dynamic
Developing Applications Rapidly