Introduction to Adobe Muse

Duration: 1 Day

Objectives

Adobe Muse enables designers to create websites without writing code. Our course shows delegates how to plan, design and publish HTML pages with the skills you already have as a print designer.

Pre-requisites

None other than basic IT competency.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Introduction

  • Exploring the Muse workspace
  • Setting site properties while creating a new site in Muse
  • Understanding Plan view and Design view
  • Setting page regions by positioning the guides in a Master page

Sitemaps and Master Pages

  • Creating sitemaps to populate and organise the pages of a website
  • Adding and repositioning pages in Plan view to create a sitemap
  • Editing Master pages to set background fills and common page elements
  • Understanding how Muse optimises images when you publish or export a site

Adding elements

  • Setting the stroke width and applying effects
  • Adding headers and footers
  • Creating a 100% width rectangle element that spans the entire width of a browser window
  • Placing an image to populate the header content

Using widgets

  • Selecting the nested elements and containers within a widget's hierarchy
  • Controlling the behavior and display of widgets by updating the settings in the Options menu
  • Adding a Horizontal Menu widget
  • Creating rollover states for menu items
  • Working with text in Accordion panels
  • Adding an Accordion widget to a web page
  • Placing text content onto a page from a text file
  • Formatting text and creating paragraph styles 24

Working with images

  • Updating the Accordion panel to fill the top tabs with background images
  • Inserting an image in a text frame and wrapping text around the embedded image
  • Placing Photoshop files into artwork
  • Placing a Photoshop file as a rollover button

Slideshows

  • Creating a slide show presentation with the slide show widget
  • Adding a slide show widget set to auto-play

Incorporating HTML code and external data

  • Embedding HTML
  • Adding an embedded HTML Twitter feed to display the most recent posts
  • Using embedded HTML to insert a Google map on a web page
  • Adding iframes to your site to display other site pages with embedded HTML
  • Embedding rich media content to add animation to the site

Using Master Pages

  • Using multiple Master pages and incorporating animation
  • Editing Master page content and moving content from Master pages to individual pages
  • Duplicating an existing Master page and applying it to pages in your Muse site

Publishing, exporting and further options

  • Publishing your website
  • Excluding pages from publishing and exporting
  • Publishing a temporary site
  • Making a device-friendly website
  • Exporting HTML
  • Exporting a site in Muse to generate a folder of site assets
  • Where to go from here

Course Dates

London CentralLondon GreenwichBristol

London Central

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Bristol

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All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

Exams and Certification

The knowledge gained on this course is a valuable contribution towards passing the Adobe MuseŽ ACE Exam, allowing a successful candidate to become an Adobe Certfied Expert in Muse.

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