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Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Tom Negrino, Dori Smith

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13. Making Life Easier: Using Templates, Libraries, and Snippets

The first thing you do when you begin a site in Dreamweaver is define a site root folder, as discussed in Chapter 2. You tell Dreamweaver where you’re keeping all your site files. Dreamweaver rewards you for sharing the information by making all sorts of cool site-wide tools available to speed up your workflow and make your life easier. In seconds, Dreamweaver’s site management tools can make changes to every file in your local site root folder—changes that would take you much longer done one file at a time.

We’ll cover two of those timesaving whole-site tools, templates and libraries, in this chapter. In addition, you’ll learn how to create timesaving bits of reusable code called ...

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