tedster - 2:18 am on Jul 6, 2012 (gmt 0)
It sounds like you're in a bit over your head right now. You need some idea of HTML and CSS work to make good use of Dreamweaver. And before that you need a strong sense of Information Architecture to establisj a site structure where navigation really makes sense to the visitor.
Here's one helpful discussion about IA: Information Architecture for the Small Site [webmasterworld.com]
Basic HTML and CSS can be learned pretty fast and many questions will siply dissolve as if they never were. I started out with a physical book (imagine that!) It was "Sam's Teach Yourself HTML 4 in 24 Hours." Doing the exercises was the trick, not just reading.
If you want to pick up some particular area of HTML quickly, there is useful online instruction and even online live exercises you can work with in real time at W3Schools.com. Just beware - this site is NOT an official part of the W3c, which is the standards body for HTML code. However, for getting a quick handle on something you need, it's pretty good and well used by many,