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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


The vast majority of websites are made up of at least two pages, which are linked together. Again, in most of these websites there will be shared or consistent attributes across the pages that make up the site. As we saw in the previous chapter, Muse lets us easily create a site structure where we can organize and maintain our pages.

When creating our websites, it's a good practice to follow a style or standard format throughout all the pages in the site. While the content, which is the information you provide, will change from page to page, some elements such as the logo or navigation bar will remain the same, having the same size and position on the pages.

In this chapter, we'll continue building using the site structure we set up for the Windsurfing site and make changes to the master page, so that those design elements will appear on each page of our site. The following screenshot shows the sitemap as seen in the Muse's Plan view:

Notice that the Prototype thumbnail shows us the content...