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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

Metadata – the hidden text on your page

In the previous section we looked at the importance of headings in relation to SEO. Another important factor to consider is your page's metadata.

Metadata is data about data. In simple terms, it's the information about the web page. It is invisible to your human visitors but is visible to the search engines that come to your site. Metadata is stored in meta tags that are hidden in the <head> of the HTML document. As we're using Muse, we don't need to worry about the <head> and <body> tags but we do still need to put the metadata into each of our pages.

The two most important Meta tags used in SEO are description and keywords. Here's how we add them:

  1. 1. With the Gear page open in the Design view, choose Page | Page Properties. The page properties dialog box opens.

  2. 2. Click on the Metadata tab to see a window similar to the following screenshot:

Here's a brief explanation of the options in the Metadata category:

  • Description specifies the...