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Linking to Website Files

  • We are going to take a look at creating hyperlinks to other files within your website
  • There are many types of hyperlinks
  • Things you can link to:
    • Files
    • Word documents
    • Excel files
    • Pdfs (create a pdf of the travel specials that users can download)
  • Linking to Files
  • You can create links to any file type within a website
  • The user must have the specific program in order to download and open it
  • You can create links to Word, Excel, PDF or even Photoshop files
  • We will create relative links to our pages and files within our website using Dreamweaver tools
  • Dreamweaver tools:
    • Point to File: Click the circular black icon in the Properties panel and keep the mouse button down and move the cursor over the name of a file within the Files panel to link to it
    • Browse for File: Click the folder in the Properties panel and browse your system for the file you wish to link to
  • ALWAYS test every link you create on a web page in the browser
  • These should be retested once you have uploaded your pages to the web server

Linking to Website Files

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Identifying Photoshop Smart Objects 0:51
  • Avoiding Extra Spaces in Hyperlinks 2:20
    • Double Click to Select
  • Point to File 3:20
    • Drag to a File
  • Adding New File 5:14
    • Deleting File
  • Triple Clicking 6:34
  • Adding by Browsing 7:54
  • Linking to a PDF (or Word, Excel, etc) 8:53
    • Point to File Feature
    • Testing Link