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dicejarjames
01-03-2011, 06:14 PM
Hey guys,

I've been using DreamWeaver for a little while but I really am a novice and really need some help!

I created a page in Photoshop, then sliced it up and imported it into DreamWeaver as a html page - it displayed fine. What I would like to do now though, is turn the centre section of the image into a changing content area - for text and, on one page, a music player.

What would be the best way to do this?

Here's a picture of the page...

http://i1190.photobucket.com/albums/z459/dicejar/hbex.jpg

Thanks in advance for anything you can offer!

DWcourse
01-03-2011, 07:02 PM
You need to throw away the html that photoshop created and learn to use CSS positioning. I know it's not easy but doing it with the code from Photoshop is just going to cause problems.

Corrosive
01-04-2011, 06:05 AM
Q: Sliced up and imported - now what?...

A: ...Throw it away and start again.

dicejarjames
01-04-2011, 08:14 AM
ok then, thanks guys. Yeah, other people have been saying the same to me.

Can you recommend any basic tutorials for CSS positioning? Just something to get me started?

Corrosive
01-04-2011, 08:47 AM
How do you prefer to learn? Project i.e. set up a whole page layout and start to figure it out from there or pure theory and put your own project together?

dicejarjames
01-04-2011, 10:42 AM
well, I know a small amount of html so the basic theory would do to begin with, as I've got a design in mind already.
Although, I'm not too sure if it would actually be easier to be taken through a ready-made one?

Corrosive
01-04-2011, 10:52 AM
OK, well theory; http://www.w3schools.com/ and practical; http://designbeep.com/2010/02/18/38-great-tutorials-to-convert-psd-to-htmlcss/ and don't forget we are here to help :)

dicejarjames
01-04-2011, 11:50 AM
Thank you, that's awesome!
Someone on the Adobe site suggested that W3Schools one too, I'm gonna check them all out.

And cheers for the kindness - some people on the forums just wanna rip into you for not knowing anything, despite that I say I'm a novice and need help!
If, however, you need any music production advice, I'm your man!

Thanks again.

Corrosive
01-04-2011, 11:58 AM
Thank you, that's awesome!
Someone on the Adobe site suggested that W3Schools one too, I'm gonna check them all out.

And cheers for the kindness - some people on the forums just wanna rip into you for not knowing anything, despite that I say I'm a novice and need help!
If, however, you need any music production advice, I'm your man!

Thanks again.

You are welcome. People on forums sometimes forget what it is like to start out!

Keep us posted on how you develop the site.