New Product Available! Create a Background Video for a Website



Article updated: February 27, 2017

Total Training is excited to announce our latest training course, Create a Background Video Website Using Premiere® Pro & Dreamweaver®, presented by Adobe Certified Expert, Daniel Scott.

About the course:

In this Create a Background Video Website Using Premiere® Pro & Dreamweaver® course, expert instructor Daniel Scott starts with the basics and goes through the full process of editing a video, adding effects, and then creates a website to showcase the video as a fullscreen background.

This is the perfect course for people new to the world of web design.

First learn how to select, edit, and export video. Next, learn how to create a responsive website, and add your video to the website. Lastly, get access to professional techniques and shortcuts and a wealth of additional resources to help you on your career path. 

Create a Background Video for a Website Using Premiere Pro & Dreamweaver


With project files included, you can follow along step-by-step to achieve the same professional results as Daniel, or use the files as a starting point for your own creativity.

By the time you’ve completed this course, you will have a solid foundation in creating and exporting a video in Adobe® Premiere Pro CC and building a basic responsive website in Adobe Dreamweaver CC, as well as gain insight into the techniques used by professional website designers.


  • YES: This course is for beginners. Aimed at people new to the world of web design. While no previous Dreamweaver experience is necessary, it would be good to do one of my other intro courses before attempting this course.
  • NO: This course is NOT suited to people experienced in using HTML & CSS.

  • You’ll need a copy of Dreamweaver CC 2017 or above. A free trial can be download from Adobe here.
  • A copy of Premiere Pro is also helpful, too. A free trial can be downloaded from Adobe here.
  • It will be handy if you know some basic HTML before this course. It’s focused more on video backgrounds and not the entire web design process. 

  • 15 lectures – over 2 hours of content!
  • You’ll learn to build a website with a video background.
  • Pros, cons & cool examples of video backgrounds.
  • How to edit your video in Premiere Pro.
  • Where to get video.
  • Basic editing, adding texture, fading, texturing, blurring, coloring.
  • Premiere or After Effects? Both?
  • What size should it be? HD? 4K?
  • Minimizing file size
  • Exporting in the right video format
  • Media Encoder. Webm, mp4, ogg, ogv.
  • How to create a basic website.
  • Add fullscreen background video.
  • Add a background video to a hero box.
  • Integrating with an existing Bootstrap website.
  • Make the site responsive.
  • Downloadable exercise files & cheat sheet.
  • Forum support from me and the rest of the BYOL crew.
  • Techniques used by professional website designers.
  • Professional workflows and shortcuts.
  • A wealth of other resources and websites to help your new career path.


 This course is available as a single title purchase or as part of the Total Training All-Access Library.

If you are a current All-Access subscriber, the course has been instantly added to your Library!

Also be sure to check out the Bring Your Own Laptop store, powered by Total Training, for more purchasing options.

About the Presenter:

Daniel ScottDaniel Scott is an expert designer and teacher. He is an Adobe® Certified Instructor for Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro and After Effects. He prides himself on delivering the best service to his clients and making sure all his students learn to their fullest potential. He is currently the lead trainer at Bring Your Own Laptop Training Center in New Zealand.




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  2. Total Training Customer Care April 13, 2017 at 3:02 pm

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