Adobe Muse

Course Name

Adobe Muse

Contact Hours: 24

Course Description

Add unique tablet and phone layouts to your website with complete control and then publish your website to the provider of your choice. Adobe Muse makes building websites easy and fast.

By the time you have completed this training series, you'll know how to build a great website without writing any code and have all the skills you need to add graphics, beautiful typography and rich interactivity to your projects. You will also be able to create custom mobile designs and publish your website with just a few clicks.

This course can be completed as quickly as you care to progress through it. As a benefit, the e-learner is provided 1 year post course completion access to this course including any updates that are made to the curriculum from the time of official enrollment.

Outcome

You will learn:

  • How to build a complete website without writing any code
  • How to define Master pages
  • How to add beautiful typography with web fonts
  • How to add rich interactivity with widgets
  • How to make custom mobile sites

Assessment

This course allows for self-directed work and does not require that you take a test. Apply what you have learned to your own projects.

Outline

Lesson 1: Muse Fundamentals

  • Reviewing a Site Created in Muse
  • Setting Up a New Site & Interface Overview
  • Placing Graphics
  • Adding Text
  • Using Widgets
  • Styling Content
  • Creating Button States

Lesson 2: Creating a New Site

  • Exploring Site Options
  • Creating a Site Map & Master Pages
  • Page Properties & Metadata

Lesson 3: Setting Up the Master Page

  • Understanding Page Rulers & Guides
  • Choosing a Browser Fill
  • Adding Header & Footer Content
  • Setting Up a Navigation Widget
  • Working with 100 Percent Browser Width Items

Lesson 4: Building the Website

  • Organizing, Relinking & Updating Assets
  • Working with Hyperlinks
  • Pinning & Anchoring
  • Adding Tooltips & Alternative Text to Images

Lesson 5: Working with Text

  • Choosing Fonts
  • Formatting Text
  • Applying Character & Paragraph Styles

Lesson 6: Using Widgets

  • Customizing a Slideshow Layout
  • Creating a Lightbox
  • Adding Accordion Panels
  • Using Tabbed Panels
  • Adding Tooltips
  • Styling a Contact Form
  • Embedding HTML

Lesson 7: Mobile Web Design

  • Overview & Setup
  • Transferring Your Desktop Content
  • Rethinking Your Content

Lesson 8: Publishing Your Site

  • Exporting as HTML
  • Upload via FTP or Adobe Business Catalyst(R)
  • Updating Your Site

Lesson 9: Additional Tips & Tricks

  • Adding Site Analytics
  • Integrating with Adobe Edge Animate
  • Optimizing Graphics for Retina Displays
  • Closing Credits

Lesson 10: New Features

  • Hierarchical Master Pages
  • Moving Items to Background/Foreground
  • Checking Spelling
  • Additional Improvements & Enhancements