Adding Links and Images in Dreamweaver CS5


Using Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 in conjunction with other products, such as Adobe Photoshop CS5, you can create web sites that are media rich and visually appealing. This course explores processes of creating intuitive site navigation using linking, and performing asset management. The course also discusses working with rich media in the form of Flash video, a pervasive web technology. Working with images, creating image maps, and methods of optimizing images for best performance are also covered.

Target Audience

The audience is expected to be a range of in-training or established IT professionals needing to learn how to use Dreamweaver without any experience of any version of Dreamweaver. Students can be expected to have basic computing and word-processing skills, familiarity with web terminology and Internet navigation, familiarity with HTML and experience working in a Microsoft Windows or Apple Macintosh environment.



Expected Duration (hours)


Lesson Objectives

Adding Links and Images in Dreamweaver CS5

  • add links to a page
  • create named anchors using Dreamweaver CS5
  • create e-mail links in Dreamweaver CS5
  • create links in a given scenario, using Dreamweaver CS5
  • add an accessible image to a page
  • add an image map to a web page
  • edit an image in Dreamweaver
  • optimize an image
  • insert an image created in Photoshop into a web page
  • add a resource using the Assets panel
  • use the Assets panel favorites list
  • add Flash movies to a web page
  • add Flash videos to a web page
  • add and optimize images in Dreamweaver CS5
  • add Flash movies to a page in Dreamweaver CS5