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Web Design for Non-Designers

Do you need to build a web site for yourself or your company complete with rollover navigation buttons, slide shows, animated banners, working links, buttons and panels but afraid of the complexity and code? Do you have web-phobia? Then Adobe Muse is for you! In this class you'll learn how take advantage of Muse to make complex websites with drag and drop ease!  Get your company site up and running quickly,  create portfolio sites to show off your design, photography, and illustration, or create working web design comps to show developers just how you want a web site to look and feel.

Introduction to Adobe Muse

program overview

exploring the work area

overview of tools and panels

optimizing the workspace

Plan a Website in Muse

create a new site

organize and diagram a multi-page site using plan mode

add and remove pages from the site

adjust site properties

Design the Look and Feel of a Site

Starting with a master page

choose a browser background color or image

choose a page background color or image

create header and footer areas

design with columns and guides

add a navigation bar

add and adjust photos and graphics

add text to your page

Navigation, Buttons, and Links

customize the nav bar

add internal page links

add external web links

customize the appearance of links

create buttons and rollovers

create clickable hotspots

create and edit link styles

Working with Text

overview of Muse's text formatting controls

improving your site with web fonts via Typekit

create and editing paragraph styles in Muse

create and editing character styles in Muse

Working with Images

overview of image formats

place images

scale, rotate, and crop images

create and editing object styles

drag and drop image library with Bridge

Adding Advanced Features to your Website

compositions

panels

slide shows

employing HTML snippets

google maps

shopping carts

forms

calendars

Using pins to keep items constantly on screen

Publishing a Site to the Web

publish with Adobe Business Catalyst

publish with a 3rd party host

export to html

ins and outs of uploading via FTP