Adobe Muse Training Class

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Learn how to use Muse’s deep set of design and layout features to deliver professional, highly designed websites based on the latest standards.

Cost: $795.00
Register more than a week prior to the class start date to take advantage of our early bird rate of $695.00

To register for this class, click the registration link above or call 215-643-8580 option 3.

Course Outline

Lesson 1 - Overview of the Work Place

  • A typical Muse web workflow
  • Create a site concept
  • Create your Muse site file
  • Plan your site
  • Design your pages
  • Preview your pages
  • Publish your site
  • Touring the Workspace
  • The Welcome screen
  • Understanding Modes
  • Working in Design mode
  • The Toolbox
  • The Control panel
  • Working with panels
  • Zooming and panning
  • Scrolling through a document
  • Preview mode
  • Lesson 2 - Creating your Site

  • Creating a new site
  • Edit the site properties
  • Creating and editing your site map
  • Adding and deleting pages in your site
  • Arranging pages in the site map
  • Setting page properties
  • Adding page metadata
  • Lesson 3 - Working with Master Pages  

  • Web design versus print design
  • Resolution
  • Fixed, yet fluid design
  • File size
  • Understand web navigation
  • Design with interactivity in mind
  • Building a master page
  • Editing the page area and browser fill
  • Editing master page properties
  • Editing the master page guides
  • Adding a logo to the header
  • Adding a navigation menu
  • Assigning content to the footer
  • Creating new master pages
  • Applying master pages
  • Testing your pages
  • Lesson 4 - Adding and Styling Text  

  • Inserting text
  • Typing text
  • Placing text
  • Formatting text
  • Adjusting Font Size
  • Selecting a font
  • Changing alignment, leading, and letter spacing
  • Adjusting paragraph indents, margins, and spacing
  • Changing the color and case of text
  • Creating Type Styles
  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Clearing overrides and editing a paragraph style
  • Deleting and duplicating a paragraph style
  • Unlinking a paragraph style
  • Creating and applying a character style
  • Editing a character style
  • Pasting text between Muse sites
  • Rotating a text frame
  • Lesson 5 - Working with Shapes and Colors  

  • Working with shapes
  • Drawing with the Rectangle tool
  • Creating 100% width content
  • Applying a background image to a frame
  • Creating a line
  • Creating a dotted line
  • Working with color
  • Creating and applying a color fill
  • Sampling color
  • Saving and editing a swatch
  • Creating and editing a color stroke
  • Duplicating and deleting a color swatch
  • Working with gradients
  • Lesson 6 - Adding Images to your Site  

  • Web-image basics
  • Resolution
  • Color
  • Image formats
  • Importing images
  • Placing an image
  • Placing a Photoshop file (.psd)
  • Moving, cropping, and resizing images
  • Transforming images with the Selection tool
  • Locking and grouping content
  • Rotating images
  • Wrapping text around content
  • Understanding the Assets panel
  • Relinking images
  • Editing original
  • Fixing broken and modified links
  • Pinning content
  • Inserting Flash files
  • Adding alternative text and a title to images.
  • Lesson 7 - Working with Links and Buttons  

  • Working with Links
  • Creating an internal link
  • Creating an external link
  • Creating an e-mail link
  • Editing link properties
  • Styling your text links
  • Adding links to images
  • Working with anchors
  • Creating anchors
  • Linking to an anchor
  • Working with buttons
  • Creating a button in Muse
  • Using the States panel to add button states
  • Adding a link to a button
  • Setting up a button in Photoshop
  • Placing your Photoshop button
  • Adding a link to your Photoshop button
  • Lesson 8 - Applying Effects, Graphic Styles, and Inserting HTML  

  • Working with rounded corners, effects, and opacity
  • Rounding the corners of a frame
  • Applying a Shadow effect
  • Applying a Bevel effect
  • Applying a Glow effect
  • Adjusting opacity
  • Working with graphic styles
  • Creating and applying a graphic style
  • Clearing overrides and editing a graphic style
  • Embedding HTML
  • Adding a Google map
  • Editing the embedded HTML
  • Lesson 9 - Working with Widgets  

  • About widgets
  • Inserting a composition widget
  • Inserting a Lightbox Display composition widget
  • Editing composition widget options
  • Adding or deleting a trigger
  • Editing a trigger
  • Adding content to a target area
  • Working with slideshows
  • Adding a Blank slideshow widget
  • Lesson 10 - Publishing and Exporting your Site  

  • Understanding Muse publishing
  • Excluding pages from export
  • Publishing your site
  • Making and uploading edits
  • Upgrading a temporary Business Catalyst site
  • Exporting your site as HTML

    Our facility is conveniently located near these major cities:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, PA
    Princeton, New Jersey, NJ
    New York, New York, NY
    Baltimore, Maryland, MD
    Wilmington, Delaware, DE
    Washington DC