Dreamweaver Foundations

Hours: 64 / Access Length: 3 Months / Delivery: Monthly, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $765.00

Course Overview:

At the end of this class students will be able to create and manage web sites using Adobe Dreamweaver. Students will insert pictures and media objects into web pages. Students will use Cascading Style Sheets to format web pages. Students will use layers and tables for designing layout for pages. Students will manage sites using Dreamweaver's site management tools. Students will need a copy of Dreamweaver. A 30-day evaluation version is available.

During this course students will learn to build data-driven websites using Dreamweaver. The course starts with an introduction to the features of Dreamweaver that work with server-side scripting. Students will configure Dreamweaver to work with PHP and MySQL. Students will create a MySQL database and use Server Behaviors to display and update data. Students should be familiar with creating web pages with Dreamweaver. Students will need a copy of Dreamweaver and a webserver that supports PHP.

ATTENTION: This course has a strict start and end date.  When a student enrolls into this course, they will need to work with one of our Training Assessment Managers (TAMs) to choose a start date before they can be enrolled in their course.

The Dreamweaver Foundations bundle includes 2 courses:

  • Dreamweaver Introduction
  • Dreamweaver Advanced


Course Outline:

Dreamweaver Introduction
  • Student will define a Dreamweaver site and create basic web page.
  • Students will create a page layout for a web page.
  • Students will manage cascading styles sheets in their Dreamweaver projects.
  • Students will create a template for their Dreamweaver website.
  • Students will add text and images to their web pages in Dreamweaver.
  • Students will add navigation and interactivity to their web pages in Dreamweaver.
  • Students will add Flash animation to a web page and design forms.
  • Students will create a website that uses data from a database.
  • Students will publish their websites to a web server.
  • Students use Dreamweaver and the skills learned in this class to create a web site.
Dreamweaver Advanced
  • Students will set up Dreamweaver for development with PHP.
  • Students will create web pages with basic PHP commands.
  • Students will create a database to use with web sites.
  • Students will create PHP pages in Dreamweaver using Server Behaviors.
  • Students will write PHP code to validate data on the server.
  • Students will write PHP code to send email and upload files.
  • Students will write PHP code to insert, update and delete records in multiple tables.
  • Students will use Ajax to make their pages dynamic.
  • Students will deploy their sites to the live server.
  • Students will create a final project using what they learned in the course.


All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **