Muse Complete: An Overview to Muse CC

3 days
Please contact FMC to schedule.

FMC is an Adobe Authorized Training Center

Course Description

This 3-day course provides a thorough overview of the interface, the tools, the features, tricks, and tips for using Muse CC. The course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice.

Who Should Attend

Designers who want to create dynamic websites without writing code.

Prerequisites:

  • Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows skills.

Course Outline:

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.

Lesson 1: An Introduction to Adobe Muse

  • Introducing Adobe Muse
  • Responsive Web Design in Muse
  • An example Muse web workflow
  • Web design vs. print design
  • Touring the workspace
  • Understanding modes

Lesson 2: Creating your Site

  • Creating a new site
  • Editing the site map in Plan mode

Lesson 3: Working with Master pages

  • Working with master pages
  • Using layers
  • Adding a navigation menu
  • Testing your pages

Lesson 4: Adding and Styling Text

  • Adding text
  • Formatting text
  • Creating Type Styles

Lesson 5: Working with Graphics

  • Web image basics
  • Working with images
  • Transforming images
  • Aligning content
  • Understanding the Assets panel
  • Editing image properties

Lesson 6: Responsive Web Design

  • Design methods in Muse
  • Responsive Web Design and this book
  • Responsive Web Design in Muse
  • Laying out content

Lesson 7: Shapes, Colors and Effects

  • Working with shapes
  • Working with color
  • Applying a background image to a frame
  • Working with rounded corners, opacity, and effects

Lesson 8: Adding Links, Buttons, and Graphic Styles

  • Working with links
  • Working with buttons
  • Working with anchors
  • Pinning content
  • Working with graphic styles

Lesson 9: Working with Widgets

  • About widgets
  • Understanding Button widgets
  • Working with Composition widgets
  • Adding a form
  • Adding Social widgets
  • Working with slideshows

Lesson 10: HTML, Libraries, and Widgets

  • Embedding HTML
  • Working with Creative Cloud Libraries
  • Working with the Library panel

Lesson 11: Publishing and Exporting Your Website

  • Understanding Adobe Muse publishing
  • Publishing your site
  • Uploading your site to a third-party host
  • Exporting your site as HTML
  • Collecting assets