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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

Chapter 8. Customizing with Widgets—Menus and Panels

Welcome to the world of widgets. It used to be, not so long ago, if you wanted to add extra functionality or interactivity to your website, you would need a web developer or programmer to create it for you. Things are so much easier now, and extra interactivity in Muse comes in the shape of a widget.

Widgets are the reusable, customizable building blocks of interactivity. Examples include slideshows, panels, and menus. In this chapter, we're looking at how to use widgets to add menus using the Bar, Horizontal, and Vertical menu widgets. We'll also look at panels. These are space-saving panels that can work in a tabbed fashion or like an Accordion.

In this chapter you will learn how to:

  • Add and edit widgets

  • Create menu bars

  • Create Horizontal menus

  • Create Vertical menus

  • Build an Accordion panel

  • Work with Tabbed Panels