Chapter 23. Using Web Content Management Systems
IN THIS CHAPTER
All about Web content management systems
Working with WordPress in Dreamweaver
Discovering dynamically related files
Updating existing images
Inserting new WordPress images in Dreamweaver
The seemingly infinite capacity of the Internet to store and display content has contributed to a seismic shift in Web design and development. More and more organizations, companies, and even individuals are relying on Web content management systems (CMS) to maintain and grow their sites. But what tool can Web professionals use to design and customize these sites? Dreamweaver, of course.
Dreamweaver CS5 has been architecturally extended to pull together and expose the myriad of files that typically make up a CMS site. With the Dynamic Related Files feature, Dreamweaver discovers files nested deep inside other included files, whether they are explicitly or programmatically linked. A built-in filtering mechanism helps you to pinpoint just the files you need and the efficient Code Navigator can take you directly to the code for easy modification. Moreover, Dreamweaver's Live View not only renders the page with Web-standard efficiency, it allows you to follow links from page to page — even those that lead offsite.
In this chapter, you'll get a chance to explore the rich and compelling world of Web CMS and dive deep into one of its leading citizens — WordPress — and its integration with Dreamweaver. You'll learn how to set up each as a Dreamweaver ...