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Creative Cloud Class Online on November 14, 2016 Web Design

Adobe Creative Cloud Training Class for Web Design

Mon, Nov 14 2016 to Wed, Nov 16 2016
9:30 a.m.
American Graphics Institute
Online Training
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Online Online

Adobe Creative Cloud Training for Web Design teaches Adobe Creative Cloud design applications used in creating websites, landing pages, HTML email, and web pages. Learn Adobe Creative Cloud tools that make it easy to create effective web designs, including Dreamweaver, Animate, and Photoshop. Individual Creative Cloud courses for these applications are also available, and are listed under Adobe training if you wish to take only a single course.

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Adobe Creative Cloud Training Course for Web Design: Course Topics

This Adobe Creative Cloud training course for web design provides you with the skills needed to work with the latest versions of the CC applications used for web design projects: Dreamweaver CC, Photoshop CC, Animate, and Muse. The topics covered in the training course include:

Dreamweaver Essentials

  • Design and layout tools
  • Site management and file transfer protocol
  • Coding environment and text editor
  • Mobile design and development features
  • Dreamweaver’s workspace features
  • How websites work
  • The role of web browsers
  • An introduction to HTML
  • Explorations in code
  • Creating, opening, and saving documents
  • Setting up a new site

Understanding sites and pages in Dreamweaver

  • Creating a new site in Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Using advanced site-creation options
  • Adding pages
  • Saving a page to your site
  • Defining page properties
  • Changing your work views
  • Looking at the Files panel
  • Viewing local files
  • Selecting and editing files

Adding text and images to a Dreamweaver Layout

  • Using type and images on the Web
  • Adding text
  • Introducing styles
  • Previewing pages in a web browser
  • Creating hyperlinks
  • Inserting images
  • Linking images
  • Editing images
  • Optimizing images
  • Updating images

Styling web pages with CSS

  • Understanding cascading styles sheets
  • Creating and modifying styles
  • Creating a class style with the Property Inspector
  • Using advanced CSS formatting
  • Putting Div tags and CSS IDs to use
  • Saving internal vs. external style sheets
  • Attaching external style sheets
  • Modifying attached style sheets
  • Creating a new .css file

Adding Flash, video and sound content to websites

  • Making web content interesting
  • Inserting Flash movies
  • Choosing the right video format
  • Adding video
  • Adding video controls
  • Understanding plug-ins
  • Choosing the right audio format
  • Inserting sound
  • Updating and editing colors

Managing Your Website

  • Working with the Files panel
  • Creating a remote connection
  • Viewing files on a remote web server
  • Transferring files to and from a remote server
  • Checking links site-wide
  • Generating site reports
  • Checking browser compatibility
  • Adding metadata
  • Launching your site
  • Getting help and using the reference guides

Getting to Know the Photoshop Workspace

  • Opening an existing file in Mini Bridge
  • Discovering the Tools panel
  • Accessing tools and their options
  • Using panels
  • Hidden tools
  • Navigating the image area
  • Using the Zoom tool
  • Using the Hand tool
  • Working with tabbed windows
  • Maximizing productivity with screen modes

Using Bridge in the Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Introducing Adobe Bridge
  • Navigating through the Bridge
  • Using folders in Adobe Bridge
  • Making a Favorite
  • Creating and locating metadata
  • Using the Filter panel
  • Saving a Collection
  • Automation tools in Adobe Bridge
  • Additional Photoshop tools
  • Changing the view

Photoshop CC for Web Design Basics

  • Opening an existing document
  • Understanding document settings
  • Viewing an image’s size and resolution
  • Combining images by copying and/or dragging
  • Transforming and editing combined images
  • Removing a background
  • Understanding the stacking order of layers
  • Refining edges of copied images
  • Choosing a file format
  • Saving files optimized for web or email

Retouching Images

  • Setting up your color settings
  • Comparing RGB and CMYK modes
  • Using the Color panel
  • Changing Brush settings
  • Applying color to an image
  • Changing blending modes
  • Retouching images
  • Moving through the History panel
  • Using the Clone Stamp and Healing tools
  • Working with Camera Raw

Creating a Good Image with Photoshop

  • Choosing your color settings
  • Working in RGB
  • Reading a histogram
  • Adding video
  • Making a Curve adjustment
  • Defining the highlight and shadow
  • Adjusting the midtones
  • Setting the neutral
  • Sharpening your image
  • Taking care of red eye

An Introduction to Photoshop Layers

  • Discovering layers
  • Getting a handle on layers
  • Creating a new blank file
  • Naming your layer
  • Selecting layers
  • Moving layers
  • Changing the visibility of a layer
  • Locking a layer
  • Using masks in a layer
  • Preserving transparency

Organizing and Planning to build a website in Adobe Muse

  • Thinking like a web designer
  • Print vs web design
  • Understanding web graphics
  • Understanding web typography
  • The limits of Muse: when to use Dreamweaver, Code, or Muse

An overview of Adobe Muse

  • Introduction to the Muse workspace
  • Using the different view modes
  • Understanding the tools
  • Using the Selection Indicator

Creating a new site using Muse

  • Exploring new site options
  • Creating a sitemap
  • Site properties

Working with Master Pages

  • Overview of Master Pages
  • Setting up a Master page
  • Learning about page properties
  • Secondary Master pages
  • Create headers and footers
  • Adding a favicon

Working with Text in Adobe Muse

  • Placing text on a page
  • Formatting text
  • Web-safe and non-web safe fonts      
  • Using Web Fonts
  • Creating paragraph styles
  • Creating character styles
  • Wrapping and object around text

Working with Images using Muse

  • Placing Images in Muse
  • Understanding image size and resolution
  • Resizing and cropping images
  • Optimizing graphics in Muse
  • Understanding the Assets panel
  • Adding background images
  • Creating repeating backgrounds

Creating Links in your Muse website

  • Inserting hyperlinks
  • Adding email links
  • Formatting links
  • Using link anchors

Creating Menus and Navigation with Muse

  • Creating a basic menu
  • Inserting a button
  • Using the states panel
  • Modifying menus

Formatting Objects

  • Transforming objects
  • Working with groups
  • Aligning and Distributing
  • Applying rounded corners
  • Using effects
  • Creating graphic styles

Working with Layers in Muse

  • Introduction to the Layers Panel
  • Understanding stacking order
  • Locking and hiding objects

Use widgets to add interactivity to your site

  • Introduction to widgets
  • Tab and Accordion widget
  • Button widgets
  • Working with the States panel
  • Creating a thumbnail slideshow
  • Creating a lightbox slideshow

Importing graphics from CC apps

  • Importing from Photoshop
  • Importing from Illustrator
  • Importing graphics from InDesign

Adding Interactive Content

  • Adding video files
  • Adding audio files
  • Adding content from Animate

Integrate with Social Media

  • Inserting videos from YouTube, Hulu or Flickr
  • Adding a Facebook Like button
  • Working with Twitter

Creating forms using Muse

  • Creating a simple form
  • Understanding text form fields
  • Creating a contact form

Publish your site with Adobe Muse

  • Exporting your site to HTML
  • Publishing via FTP
  • Updating your site

Adobe Animate Essentials

  • Creating HTML5 compositions using Adobe Animate
  • Importing graphics
  • Choreographing animations
  • Animating position, size, color, shape and rotation
  • Using easing effects
  • Understanding Actions
  • Using the Actions Editor
  • Using code snippet library
  • Attaching actions to Elements, Time, Triggers, and the Stage
  • Using Labels in Adobe Animate
  • Creating multiple compositions with Adobe Animate
  • Using semantic tags
  • Working with guides
  • Creating Adobe Animate objects
  • Using the Adobe Animate timeline