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Chapter 22. Creating Dynamic Pages > Putting Dynamic Elements in Your Pages

Putting Dynamic Elements in Your Pages

Dreamweaver dynamic elements allow you to display database data in your web pages and to preview them with placeholders in Design view. Building dynamic pages in Dreamweaver is largely about working with dynamic text, images, tables, and so on.

Dynamic Text Elements

Dynamic text elements are the contents of database fields, placed in your page as text. Prices, names of things, and descriptions are all good candidates to be inserted as text elements. Depending on how much text the database field contains, the dynamic element can be as short as a few letters or words, or as long as several paragraphs. Dynamic text elements all appear as placeholders in Design view:


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