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Special Edition Using Adobe® GoLive® 6


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  • Copyright 2003
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-2727-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-2727-5

A comprehensive tutorial/reference, Special Edition Using GoLive 6 begins with basic Web site construction and quickly moves on to more advanced topics. Topics covered include:

  • Advanced layout techniques, including tables, frames, forms, and CSS
  • Working with styles and stationary
  • Creating image maps, rollovers and Java applets
  • Working with layers, animation, and multimedia
  • Integrating GoLive with other programs, including Photoshop, Illustrator, LiveMotion, and SVG
  • Creating dynamic Web sites with Lasso and Dynamic Link
  • Developing pages for WAP and iMode

Sample Content

Online Sample Chapters

Introduction to Sites

Introduction to Sites with Adobe GoLive

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Troubleshooting and Going Live.)


1. Introducing GoLive 6.0.

Welcome. Code. Productivity. Integration. Site Management. Dynamic Development. Standard and Emerging Web Technologies. Extensibility.

2. GoLive Essentials.

Getting Your Bearings. Getting Started. The Site Window. The Page Window. The Inspector. The Palettes.


3. Introduction to Sites.

Creating a New Site. Importing a Site. Site Templates. The Site Window.

4. Working with Sites.

Site Design Basics. Filenames. Site Diagramming. Site Management. Using Panes. Site Reporting.


5. GoLive Interface Elements.

The Toolbar. Page Window. Inspector. The Palettes.

6. Setting Preferences.

About Preferences. General Preferences. Modules. Fonts. Encodings. ColorSync. Script Library. Site Preferences. Browsers. Find Preferences. Spell Checker. Network Preferences. Source Preferences. JavaScript Preferences. Dynamic Content. QuickTime.

7. Customizing GoLive.

A Space of Your Own. Examining Your Workflow. Customizing the Desktop. Using Custom Palettes. Setting Keyboard Shortcuts.


8. Creating and Saving Pages.

Creating a New Page. Reusing Pages. Choosing the Dimensions of Your Page. Page Margins. Using the Grid. Layout Rulers. Selecting Page Colors. Background Images. Saving Pages.

9. Working with Code.

Breaking the Code. Source Editor. Using the Source Split View. Source Code Palette. Markup Tree. Outline Editor. Highlight Palette. HTML Element Find & Replace. Adding Head Tags and Scripts. Generating XHTML Code.


10. Working with Text.

Text on Your Pages. Jazzing Up Your Text. Putting It All Together.

11. Using Graphic Elements.

Easy on the Eyes. Adding Images. Horizontal Lines. Manipulating Images. Arranging Objects. Using a Tracing Image. Creating Image Maps. Creating Rollovers.

12. Working with Links.

Linking Up with the World. Adding Navigational Links. Using Anchors. Creating URL Pop-up Menus. Managing Links.

13. Page Extras.

Adding Value with Extras. Adding Comments. Creating a Marquee. Creating Date and Time Stamps. Viewing Document Statistics. Previewing Pages.


14. Working with Frames.

Using Frames. The Frame Editor. Previewing Frames. Using a Table of Contents Frame. Displaying Two Frames from One Link.

15. Working with Tables.

The Ubiquitous Table. Creating Tables. Table Palette. Creating Nested Tables. Converting a Table to a Grid.

16. Creating Forms.

About Forms. Form Elements. Creating a New Form. Form Navigation.

17. Styles.

About Styles. Cascading Style Sheets. Implementing CSS in GoLive. Stationery and Templates.


18. Using the JavaScript Editor and Inserting Java Applets.

About Java and JavaScript. The JavaScript Editor. Inserting Java Applets.

19. Working with Layers and Floating Boxes.

Layers, Floating Boxes, JavaScript, and DHTML. Using Floating Boxes (Layers) in GoLive. JavaScript and DHTML. Applying Actions in GoLive. Executing Actions Based on the Page's Events. Common JavaScript Applications (Uses of GoLive Actions). Advanced Actions and DHTML.

20. Animation, Audio, and Video.

Pizzazz on Your Pages. Animation with DHTML. SWF and SVG. Audio and Video Clips. Editing QuickTime Movies.


21. Smart Objects.

About Smart Objects. Inserting a Smart Object.

22. Integrating with Photoshop, Illustrator, and LiveMotion.

About Inter-Application Integration. Building Mockups. Slicing a Photoshop Mockup. Using a Photoshop or Illustrator File as a Tracing Image. Adobe Support for Scalar Vector Graphics.

23. GoLive Plug-Ins.

Extending GoLive with Plug-Ins. Downloading and Installing Existing Extensions. Creating Your Own Menu Items.

24. Lasso Studio for Adobe GoLive.

About Lasso Studio. Installing the Lasso Suite. Scoping Out the Functionality. Creating Your Databases.


25. Developing for Wireless Devices.

Wireless: A Growing Market. WML, XHTML-Basic, and CHTML. Developing in WML. Developing in XHTML-Basic and CHTML.

26. The Workgroup Server.

Playing Nicely with Others. Web Workgroup Server Administration. Interacting with the Workgroup's Site Window. Publishing Workgroup Sites.


27. About Dynamic Content.

The Dynamic Web. How Dynamic Web Sites Work. Using GoLive to Build a Dynamic Web Site. What GoLive Provides.

28. Using Dynamic Content.

Overview of Dynamic Content. About Web Applications. About Data Sources. The Dynamic Content Tools. Building the Dynamic Site. Security.

29. Custom Merchant.

About Custom Merchant. Implementing Custom Merchant.


30. Streamlining Site Construction.

Optimizing and Troubleshooting. The Site Window. Keeping Files Clean.

31. Publishing Your Site.

Publishing Overview. Setting Up FTP and Internet Access. Connecting to an FTP Server. Transferring Files. WebDAV Server. Publishing Workgroup Sites.


Appendix A: What's on the Companion CD.

The Companion CD. Lasso Professional 5 Evaluation Edition. Lasso Studio for Adobe GoLive. Evocative's ProCart Live. CatalogIntegrator Cart from eCatalogBuilders. digital.forest Coupon.

Appendix B: Palette Definitions.


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