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There's a DNS error at that address....
But the main thing is that you should not use Fireworks HTML in a production site. Fireworks is a graphics program, not a Web page development tool, and the HTML it produces is meant for mockups or prototypes. Once you have your design, you should export your images from Fireworks and then build your page design, templates, and site in Dreamweaver. Dreamweaver is a Web page development tool, and a very good one.
You have the proper tools for the job, you should use the right ones for their right purposes.
> Hi All,
> I have been using Fireworks for years and use it to design websites. I
> usually design the site in FW, export to Dreamweaver and then publish the site.
> The last site that I designed seems to be having problems loading.
The page sizes are very large! Your pages are all over 400k. They
shouldn't be more than around 60k. They are also all images. That means
they won't be spidered by search engines, and the people who surf the
web with images turned off will see just blank pages. The content text
should all be HTML text instead of image text. If the navbar doesn't
contain image rollovers, it should be dome with HTML text as well.
You might find this tutorial helpful
Linda Rathgeber - Adobe Community Expert
Originally posted by: dkaff
Sorry. I just moved the site to a temp location at:
Thanks for you input!
Gah!!! That whole page is nothing but images! This isn't the way you want to build a Web page.
Oh yeah, that is certainly why your page loads slowly! Your tan navigation area, well, that's probably good for that to be images. And maybe the page header. Naturally the pictures. But all the text should be text! All of it. The parchment-looking background can be done with a small image. The red borders can be done with CSS or even table borders.
You need to learn how to create HTML, not just export a bunch of images stitched together.
Here's a book I like:
HTML, XHTML, and CSS, Sixth Edition (Visual Quickstart Guide) by Elizabeth Castro
It covers everything in small chunks and is light enough to carry around and read.
HTML Code Tutorial
This one has a friendly tone, although it has lots of ads: Page Tutor
The CSS Tutorial
Also, check out the site recommendations by Silkrooster here:
A question about using Fireworks to build a website