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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

Master pages

Let's look at the Master pages and how they help us create consistency across our website. If you've used Adobe InDesign or QuarkXpress before, you will be familiar with the concept. Page consistency is critical for multiple-page printed documents too. Even if you haven't used these sort of programs before, you have undoubtedly seen magazines where repeating elements such as page numbers, article titles, or the name of the magazine appear on the corner of each page.

With print layout programs, items placed on Master pages appear in the exact same location on every document page. Changes made to a master page will ripple through the entire document which saves time and reduces the margin of error. This is exactly the same with your websites you create in Muse.

As we saw in the previous chapter, Muse creates a blank home page and a blank Master Page by default, every time you create a new site. Whether you are making a one-page or multiple-page website, this initial setup is the...