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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe® GoLive® 6 in 24 Hours


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  • Copyright 2002
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-672-32356-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-32356-0

Sams Teach Yourself Adobe GoLive in 24 Hours follows the series¿ usual structure of 24 one-hour lessons and seeks to make the content manageable for readers who are new to Web publishing with GoLive.

The book teaches the reader how to use GoLive to do everything from designing a simple Web page, to plotting Web site navigation, to adding interactivity, to publishing and administering a completed site.

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Creating a Web Page with GoLive 6

Creating a Web Page with GoLive 6

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with a Summary, Q&A, Quiz, Quiz Answers, Exercises.



1. Understanding the GoLive Interface.

Exploring the GoLive Interface. The GoLive Workspace. Customizing Palettes. Creating Your Own Workspace. Menus. Using Contextual Menus. Preferences, Modules, and Browsers. Other Items You Will Need.

2. Creating a Site File.

Single- and Multiple-User Web Sites. Understanding How GoLive Manages Web Sites. Creating a Web Site from Scratch. Creating a Web Site from an Existing Folder. Creating a Web Site by Importing from a Server. Downloading a Site from an HTTP Server. Creating a Web Site from a Site Template. Examining Basic Site Window Functionality. Adding Resources to Your Web Site. Managing Your Web Site in the Site Window.

3. Creating a Web Page.

Understanding the Fundamentals of HTML. Making a New Page. The Document Window and Its Tabs. Viewing the Source Code. Using the HEAD Pane. Setting the Width of Your Page. Setting the link, alink, and vlink Colors. Setting the Page Background Color. Previewing Your Page.


4. Formatting and Stylizing Text.

Importing Text into Your Web Page. Formatting and Stylizing Text. Creating Lists from Text. Adding Web Page Fonts. Creating Hyperlinks from Text. Spell Checking Your Document.

5. Using Graphics on a Web Page.

Selecting the Proper Image Type. Resolution Issues. Selecting the Proper Image Type. Adding Images to the Site File. Adding an Image to a Web Page. Resizing an Image. Aligning Images and Text. Adding a Background Image to a Web Page. Linking Images to Other Pages. Using Image Mapping.

6. Designing Pages with Tables.

Adding a Table to Your Web Page. Adjusting the Basic Table Attributes. Working with Cells. Using Tables to Structure Your Web Page. Importing Text into Tables. Sorting Data in Tables.

7. Designing Pages with the Layout Grid.

Adding a Layout Grid to Your Page. Investigating a Grid. Adjusting the Basic Grid Attributes. Adding Objects to the Grid. Aligning Objects on the Layout Grid. Optimizing a Layout Grid.

8. Designing Pages with Floating Boxes.

Considering Web Browser Compatibility with Floating Boxes. Adding and Adjusting Floating Boxes. Adding Text and Graphics to a Floating Box. Managing Floating Boxes with the Floating Boxes Palette. Converting Floating Boxes to a Layout Grid.


9. Using GoLive's Site Management Tools.

Managing Files in GoLive's Site Window. External Tab: Using E-mail Addresses in Your Web Site. Managing and Checking External Links in Your Web Site. Organize and Keep Track of Used Colors in Your Site. Keeping Track of Used Font Sets in Your Site.

10. Using Components, Stationeries, Library Snippets, and Page Templates.

Comparing Stationeries, Components, Libraries, and Page Templates. Before We Start: Site Extras. Creating and Applying Stationeries as Template Files. Creating and Applying Components as Dynamic Page Elements. Storing and Reusing Site Library Snippets. Using the Library Button on the Objects Palette. Using Templates.

11. Designing Pages with Frames.

Creating Frame Sets. Editing Basic Frame Set Attributes. Assign Pages to the Frames in Your Frame Set. Targeting Pages from Within Your Site. Targeting Links to Pages Outside Your Site. Targeting Two Frames with One Link.


12. Designing Forms for User Feedback.

Understanding How Forms Work. Starting with a Form Container. Creating a Table for a Form. Adding Text Entry Fields to a Form. Adding Radio Buttons and Check Boxes to Your Form. Adding Pop-Ups and List Boxes to Your Form. Adding a Large Text Area for Comments. Adding a Submit and Reset Button to a Form. Making Your Form E-mail You the Results.

13. Using JavaScript Actions.

Using Objects from the Smart Section. Using Actions. Locating and Installing GoLive Actions.

14. Creating DHTML Animations.

What Is DHTML? Recording a Simple DHTML Animation. Using the Timeline Editor to Edit Your Animation. Using Actions in Your Timeline. Animating Multiple Floating Boxes.

15. Using Plug-ins and Multimedia Content.

Deciding Whether Plug-in Technology Is Appropriate for Your Web Site. How to Set Up GoLive to Preview Your Plug-in Content. Adding a QuickTime Movie to Your Web Page. Adding Flash Content to Your Web Page. Adding RealVideo Content to Your Web Page. Adding SVG Content to Your Web Page. Adding Generic Plug-in Content to Your Web Page.


16. Using the QuickTime Editor.

Making Sure That Your Computer Is Ready for QuickTime. Understanding the QuickTime Editor Interface. Adding Additional Sound and Video Tracks to Your QuickTime Movie. Making Adjustments to the Tracks on the Timeline. Saving and Exporting Movie Files for the Web.

17. Using Photoshop/ImageReady, Illustrator, LiveMotion, and Generic Smart Objects.

Using the Photoshop/ImageReady Smart Objects. Using Smart Illustrator Objects. Using the Smart LiveMotion Objects.

18. Formatting Text with Cascading Style Sheets.

Creating Style Sheets in GoLive. Types of Style Sheet Selectors. Defining Fonts with Style Sheets. Defining Text Attributes with Style Sheets. Applying Style Sheets to Existing Pages. Avoiding Web Browser Incompatibilities with Style Sheets. Using Netscape CSS Fix. External Style Sheet Priority.

19. Controlling How GoLive Writes HTML.

Understanding the Web Settings Window. Setting General HTML Preferences. Using the Global Tab. Changing Default Attributes of Elements with the Markup Tab. Adjusting How GoLive Previews with the Browser Profiles Tab.

20. Creating a Site Diagram.

Creating a Site Diagram. Creating Sections, Pages, and Groups. Annotating the Diagram. Adding Content to the Pages. Merging the Site Diagram with Your Existing Site. Creating a Collection. Using the Master Tab.


21. Working with Source Code in GoLive.

Editing HTML in the Source Editor. Using the HTML Outline Editor to Change Source Code. Using the Split Layout and Source View. Using the Markup Tree. Using the Source Code Palette. Finding Code with the Element Finder. Using Source Preferences to Change the Appearance of Source Code. Printing the Source Code.

22. Cleaning Up Your Web Site.

Finding Errors and Link Warnings. Filtering Bugs. Fixing Errors. Editing Your Site with the In & Out Links Palette. Using the Change References Feature. Using Find & Replace. Cleaning Up Your Site with the Clean Up Site Function.

23. Uploading Your Web Site to Your Web Server with FTP.

Acquiring a Domain Name. Finding a Web Hosting Provider. Understanding How FTP Works. Entering Your FTP Preferences. Setting Your FTP Upload Preferences. Uploading Your Web Site to Your Web Server. Maintaining Your Web Site with GoLive's FTP Features. Using GoLive's Standalone FTP Browser. Troubleshooting Network Problems with the Network Status Window.

24. Making Your Web Site Search Engine Ready.

Understanding What Common Search Engines Are Looking For. Create a Sensible Title. Adding Appropriate Keyword Meta Tags to Your Pages. Creating a Clear Description for Your Page. Avoiding Common Errors. Promoting Your Web Site to the Search Engines. Making Your Web Site Known to Directories.



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