Dreamweaver is one of the most popular professional Web design tools available, and this site has lots of tutorials to help you use it. But it can be hard to know which ones are most useful. These are the most popular tutorials, how tos, and quick tips about Dreamweaver on this site. You can also see all the Dreamweaver tips, Dreamweaver how tos, and Dreamweaver tutorials.
Updated: December 2007
Mailto forms are very popular, because they don't require any coding of a CGI or other script to make the form work. And it's easy to do with Dreamweaver.
In this tutorial you'll learn how to set up Dreamweaver to recognize all the files in one directory as a "site". Then you can use Dreamweaver to upload those files to your Web server and manage them more effectively.
This is a step-by-step tutorial for creating a new site using Dreamweaver. Each page of the tutorial has a screen shot so that you can see what you need to do as you work through the steps.
Image maps are a lot of fun, and they're easy to build with Dreamweaver.
Including one file in another is a very desirable tool, and one that isn't really possible with just HTML. Luckily, there are ways to use Dreamweaver so that you can create a file and then add it to every page you need it on. If you edit it in Dreamweaver it will then update all the related pages.
Dreamweaver is best known as a WYSIWYG editor, but you aren't limited to that. If you prefer to write HTML in code view, the Dreamweaver code editor is a very powerful tool as well.
This visual walkthrough explains the various windows and fields of Dreamweaver MX 2004. The Dreamweaver 8 Walkthrough isn't as popular, and didn't make this list - which I find interesting.
Dreamweaver has a great collaboration tool that you can use with your team - Design Notes. I sometimes even use design notes when I'm working on a site alone, so that I can remember tricky parts without comments in the HTML.
Graphics and images are an important part of Web design, and Dreamweaver makes it easy to add them.
RSS is very popular, and with a special extension, you can add RSS feeds to your Dreamweaver sites without a lot of fuss or bother.