Golden Oldies: Page Speed Tips from 2001
Both Fireworks MX and Dreamweaver MX share many similar interface elements and editing procedures. In addition, the integration between the graphics creation program and the HTML authoring program are so tight that it is easy to produce a seamless collaborative workflow for graphics creation, optimization, and delivery into your web pages.
Creating pages out of a large number of images or images with bulky dimensions can make pagination and formatting an intricate and time consuming procedure. Worse, you have limited options for altering the layout or updating the page at a later date. Doing so may involve having to recreate or repurpose your original creations in order to accommodate the changes that you want to make.
Unwieldy designs pose problems for updating. The sheer number of cells in overly complex designs, all of which depend on each other, mean that changing one could require changing them all. Adding more options to the navigation bar could create a rippling effect that might wreak havoc on the page. The positive effects of fancy sites that initially blow people away are short-lived. Better still is a an attractive site with a slightly simpler overall structure, which can accommodate a more flexible range of content.