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Learning Adobe Muse

By : Jennifer Farley
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Learning Adobe Muse

By: Jennifer Farley

Overview of this book

Adobe Muse is an exciting new tool from the world's foremost design software company which allows users to create beautiful and fully functioning websites without writing any code. It provides graphic designers the power to use their print design skills over the Web. This book will help web designers as well as graphic designers to master Adobe Muse quickly. It will provide step-by-step instructions that guide you through building a website with Adobe Muse."Learning Adobe Muse" will teach you how to plan, design and publish websites using Adobe Muse. It starts by covering the tools and interface of the program and moves on to the concepts you'll need to understand for laying out your web pages. You'll learn how to format text using reusable styles, add images, create a clean navigation system, and add interactive elements such as panels and slideshows to your pages and all this without writing a single line of code!By the end of the book you will have created a smartlydesigned, fully-functioning website.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Learning Adobe Muse
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Publishing a temporary site

When you use Muse, you can make and publish as many temporary sites as you wish. Every temporary site you create is active for 30 days. This gives you plenty of time to upload your sites, test them, and share them with your clients before going for a final launch. If you want to, you can publish one original form of your site, publish a second version as a temporary site, and make changes to that one. This allows you and your client to compare the before and after iterations of the same site.

If a temporary site you're working on is active for more than 30 days, you can extend its life by simply publishing the site again from your .muse file.

Remind me what the .muse file is again

When you design, build, and save your site in Muse, a single file with the extension .muse is created. This is very different from the situation where you may have handcoded or used a program like Dreamweaver to create your website. In that situation, you would have a folder which would...