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Adobe Contribute CS3 Tutorial

Adobe® Contribute® CS3 is a user-friendly web site and blog entry updating tool. The WYSIWIG editor allows the non-technical person to easily edit and update text, images, and videos while maintaining site integrity. Contribute uses a familiar interface that is comfortable to users without coding knowledge. Site content is edited without difficulty and the program then allows immediate publishing capabilities or reviewing options. With ease of use and affordability, web sites and blogs can be updated with current and accurate information. This useful “how to” course will provide important information to contribute administrators and specific step-by-step instructions for contribute editors. To begin learning Adobe® Contribute® CS3, simply click on one of the lessons.

Introducing Adobe Contribute CS3

Course Introduction
About Adobe Contribute
What Contribute Can Do

Getting Adobe Contribute CS3

Purchasing & Licensing
Tech Specs

The Contribute Workflow

Workflow pt. 1
Workflow pt. 2
Workflow pt. 3
Workflow pt. 4

Contribute Basics

Installation pt. 1
Installation pt. 2
Installation pt. 3
Contribute Window
Contribute Workspace pt. 1
Contribute Workspace pt. 2
Getting Assistance pt. 1
Getting Assistance pt. 2

The Website

Website Structure for a Contribute Site
Creating a Site for Contribute pt. 1
Creating a Site for Contribute pt. 2
Preparing a Site for Use with Contribute

Administration of Contribute

Making Site Connections
Making Blog Connections
Administering a Site
Administrative Settings pt. 1
Administrative Settings pt. 2
Users & Roles pt. 1
Users & Roles pt. 2
Creating Roles
Editing Roles
Folder & File Settings
Managing Drafts
Connection Keys
Managing Connections pt. 1
Managing Connections pt. 2

Working with Pages

Accessing a Page to Edit pt. 1
Accessing a Page to Edit pt. 2
Sending Drafts for Review
Tracking Drafts
Working with Pages Offline
Editing a Page Using Other Software
Deleting a Page
Export a Page
Adding a Page
Page Properties

PDFs & External Documents

Insert PDFs
Converting Documents
Inserting Office Documents

Working with Text

Text pt. 1
Text pt. 2
Text pt. 3
Text Effects
Positioning Text
Spelling / Find & Replace

Working with Links

Adding & Editing Links pt. 1
Adding & Editing Links pt. 2
Testing & Deleting Links
Email Links

Working with Graphics

Adding Images pt. 1
Adding Images pt. 2
Image Properties
Editing an Image pt. 1
Editing an Image pt. 2
Horizontal Rules
Image Maps
Video on a Web Page
Video & Audio on a Blog Entry

Working with Tables

Inserting a Table
Editing a Table pt. 1
Editing a Table pt. 2
Formatting a Table
Cell Properties & Table Properties
Merge & Split
Sorting Data

Additional Elements

Google Search Functionality
Inserting HTML Code Snippet
Paypal pt. 1
Paypal pt. 2
Paypal pt. 3


Publishing pt. 1
Publishing pt. 2
Publishing pt. 3
Rollback Features

Templates for Contribute Sites

Add a Page Based Upon a Template
Creating Templates for a Contribute Site

Contribute Settings

Preferences pt. 1
Preferences pt. 2
Accessibility Features


Troubleshooting pt. 1
Troubleshooting pt. 2
Troubleshooting pt. 3
Keyboard Shortcuts pt. 1
Keyboard Shortcuts pt. 2
Keyboard Shortcuts pt. 3
Searching for Website Layouts
Contribute Publishing Server
Adobe Bridge
Contribute Menus
Understanding Blogs
Website Tips pt. 1
Website Tips pt. 2

Wrap Up

Tutorial Summary


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