Muse Complete: An Overview to Muse CC

3 days

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

  • A typical Muse web workflow
  • Touring the Workspace
  • Understanding modes

Lesson 2: Creating Your Site

  • Creating a new site
  • Editing your site map

Lesson 3: Working with Master Pages

  • Web design vs. print design
  • Building a master page
  • Creating a new master page
  • Applying master pages
  • Testing your pages

Lesson 4: Adding and Styling Text

  • Setting up layers
  • Adding text
  • Formatting text
  • Creating Type Styles

Lesson 5: Working with Shapes, Color, and Images

  • Working with shapes
  • Working with color
  • Web image basics
  • Importing images
  • Understanding the Assets panel
  • Editing image properties

Lesson 6: Working with Links and Buttons

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

Lesson 7: Working with Widgets

  • About widgets
  • Understanding button widgets
  • Inserting a composition widget
  • Adding a form
  • Adding a navigation menu
  • Adding an accordion panel widget
  • Working with slideshows
  • Working with social widgets

Lesson 8: Applying Effects and Graphic Styles

  • Working with rounded corners, effects, and opacity
  • Working with scroll effects
  • Working with graphic styles

Lesson 9: Inserting HTML and Working with the Library Panel

  • Embedding HTML
  • The Library panel

Lesson 10: Designing for Mobile Devices

  • Working with alternate layouts

Lesson 11: Publishing and Exporting Your Site

  • Understanding Adobe Muse publishing
  • Publishing your site
  • Uploading your site to a third-party host
  • Exporting your site as HTML
  • In-Browser editing