PacktLib: Learning Adobe Muse

Learning Adobe Muse

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Welcome to Muse

What is this Muse you speak of?

Summary

The Muse Workflow

Print workflow versus web workflow

The Muse workflow

Summary

Planning Your Site

Page layouts

What appears on a typical web page?

Wireframes

Wireframes with Muse

Site structure with Plan view

Working with wireframes

Where are the files generated by Muse?

Exercise

Summary

Powerful Pages

Pages

Master pages

Working with pages within your site

Editing page properties

Creating links

Summary

The Joy of Rectangles

Working with rectangles

Adding color – fills and strokes

Adding effects to rectangles

Change stacking order of rectangles

Creating a mixture of round and square corners

Creating full width rectangles

Summary

Typography, Muse, and the Web

The power of text

Creating text frames

Editing text

Creating and applying paragraph styles

Creating and applying character styles

Headings

Creating headings

Metadata – the hidden text on your page

Summary

Working with Images

Hello web-friendly images

Choosing the best file format

Web-safe colors – a thing of the past?

Getting images onto your page

Adding a logo

Using a tiled image as a background

Using a photographic image as a background image

Pinning an image

Taking care of site files with the Assets panel

Group objects together to work with them as a single object

Summary

Customizing with Widgets—Menus and Panels

Working with widgets

How menu widgets work

Tabbed Panels

Deleting a panel

Summary

More Widgets—Compositions and Slideshows

Composition widgets

Slideshow widgets

Adding a Google Map to your page

Adding a Twitter (or any other type of) feed to your site

Summary

Muse, Meet the Adobe Creative Suite

Muse, Meet the Adobe Creative Suite

Summary

Previewing and Testing Your Site

Previewing pages

Export HTML for browser testing

What to test for?

Summary

Publishing Your Site

Adobe ID

Publishing a temporary site

Editing and updating a site

Upgrading and launching

Alternative hosting

Summary