Posts in the Dreamweaver category
05 April 2013
I’ve been meaning to write a blog post for some time about my web design and development workflow and the tools/software I use. So, this post is part of that and ‘in reply’ to many tweets I see every day (it seems) about other web development tools. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with a healthy marketplace of web design and development software, in fact I heartily support a wider choice. This post is not intended to be criticism of other software either. It’s just that I feel that Dreamweaver sometimes gets a bit of a ‘bad press’ or is perceived as not ‘cool’ – when, in my opinion, it’s still a great web development environment.
15 December 2008
When I was doing some Dreamweaver tuition recently, I was asked about implementing a CSS dropdown menu. I recommended this excellent CSS Menu from Craig Erskine which is itself a derivation of the original Suckerfish Dropdown menus on A list Apart.
31 October 2007
Yesterday, I was asked if it was possible to create individual page styles using CSS. In this case, the same style sheet would be used but there would be a specific style rule for page x compared with page y. For example, you may want to have a different background image for your home page compared to your ‘product’ pages. Perhaps the home page has a ‘blue theme’ and the product pages are ‘color coded’ with a different colour…
03 July 2007
04 August 2006
One of the reasons why a webpage might not pass the W3C markup validation test is unencoded ampersands in the link URLs. This can often happen with links provided by affiliate schemes. You copy and paste the link code into your valid (X)HTML page and, lo and behold, the page no longer validates. Well, Dreamweaver can help.
29 January 2005
Macromedia Dreamweaver is used by many people to edit their standard HTML websites but it can also be used to develop PHP websites where information is pulled from a MySQL database….