Adobe Dreamweaver: Building a Shopping Cart

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Adobe Curriculum
Code DWL3

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


Imagine being able to build and manage dynamic web applications using Dreamweaver with just 3 days of training! On this course, you’ll learn how to connect to a database, search and display results, and build a product search, display and details pages. Ready to connect to a shopping cart of your choice. Building a secure administrative area for adding,updating and deleting products will also be a key part of this course. If you’ve always dreamed of building a more advanced, data-powered site, but didn’t know where to start, then this course is for you.

By the time students are finished with this course they will be comfortable using Dreamweavers Application tools to build a web application (shopping cart) that is driven via PHP and MySQL. Students will also be comfortable with web security and building a administrative interface.

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Getting Started (5 topics)

  • Understanding static vs. dynamic pages
  • Working with sites in Dreamweaver
  • Learning Dreamweaver interface basics
  • Developing dynamic pages
  • Including common code

Dynamic Development Hosting (3 topics)

  • Remote Hosting – what to look out for
  • Setting up complete Local hosting environment
  • Testing your local environment

Planning (4 topics)

  • Planning your application
  • Planning your Database
  • Planning your pages
  • Planning the Administration

Building a Database (3 topics)

  • Setting up a Database
  • Building tables
  • Introduction to SQL statements

Planning Front-end Page Layouts (4 topics)

  • Planning a Home page
  • Planning a Product gallery
  • Planning a Product Search facility
  • Planning a Product detail/buy page

Building Front-end Pages (4 topics)

  • Creating a Home page
  • Creating a Product gallery
  • Creating a Product Search facility
  • Creating a Product detail/buy page

Shopping Carts (5 topics)

  • Investigating Shopping Cart options
  • Creating a Cart Account
  • Implementing Cart Code
  • Cart Purchase facilities
  • Cart Management

Planning Admin-end Page Layouts (6 topics)

  • Planning a log in and user security
  • Planning a Product addition/insert page
  • Planning a Product Search page
  • Planning a Product removal/delete page
  • Planning a Product editing/update page
  • Dealing with Uploading

Building Admin-end Pages (5 topics)

  • Building a log in and user security
  • Building a Product addition/insert page
  • Building a Product Search page
  • Building a Product removal/delete page
  • Building a Product editing/update page


You will need to be comfortable with what is required to develop a web site and have completed the Dreamweaver Introduction course. Some knowledge of a database would be useful but not vital.

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course.

  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS5: Introduction

    This 3-day course provides web designers with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to build and manage professional web sites using Dreamweaver CS5.

    3 Day Course Hands On Training Official Curriculum Course Code MT219
    Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online

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