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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

What appears on a typical web page?

So we've seen some basic layouts. Now we'll look at some of the elements that appear on (nearly) every web page.


The logo is the part of a company's overall branding and identity, and appears at the top of each page on the site along with the company name and tagline, just as it would on printed forms of marketing, such as business cards, brochures, and letterheads. This identity block increases brand recognition and ensures users know that the pages they're viewing are part of a single site. Frequently, the logo is also a link back to the home page of the site.

Navigation bar

The navigation for your site should be easy to use and easy to find. Just like the logo, it should appear near the top of the page. You may decide to use a horizontal menu across the top of the page, a vertical menu in a sidebar, or a combination of the two. Either way, your main navigation should be visible "above the fold", that is, any area of a web page that can be viewed without...