Adobe Muse CC

Adobe Muse CC Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

This Adobe Muse training course explains to plan, design, and publish HTML pages to the latest web standards using familiar Adobe tools. Easy-to-use sitemaps, master pages, and drag-and-drop workspaces allow you to work quickly. Tools for interactivity, image control, precision typography, browser pinning, and more enable rich experience design.

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Intended Audience for this Adobe Muse CC Course

  • » Web Designers
  • » Graphic Designers

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Course Prerequisites for Adobe Muse CC

  • » Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications, files, as well as navigate to other folders.

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Adobe Muse CC Course Objectives

  • » Overview of the workspace
  • » Creating your site
  • » Working with master pages
  • » Adding and styling text
  • » Working with shapes and color
  • » Adding images to your site
  • » Working with links and buttons
  • » Applying effects and graphic styles
  • » Working with widgets
  • » Publishing and exporting your site

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Adobe Muse CC Course Outline

      1. Overview of the Workspace
        1. A typical Muse web workflow
        2. Create a site concept
        3. Create your Muse site file
        4. Plan your site
        5. Design your pages
        6. Preview your pages
        7. Publish your site
        8. Touring the Workspace
        9. The Welcome screen
        10. Understanding Modes
        11. Working in Design mode
        12. The Toolbox
        13. The Control panel
        14. Working with panels
        15. Zooming and panning
        16. Scrolling through a document
        17. Preview mode
      2. Creating Your Site
        1. Creating a new site
        2. Edit the site properties
        3. Creating and editing your site map
        4. Adding and deleting pages in your site
        5. Arranging pages in the site map
        6. Setting page properties
        7. Adding page metadata
      3. Working With Master Pages
        1. Web design versus print design
        2. Resolution
        3. Fixed, yet fluid design
        4. File size
        5. Understand web navigation
        6. Design with interactivity in mind
        7. Building a master page
        8. Editing the page area and browser fill
        9. Editing master page properties
        10. Editing the master page guides
        11. Adding a logo to the header
        12. Adding a navigation menu
        13. Assigning content to the footer
        14. Creating new master pages
        15. Applying master pages
        16. Testing your pages
      4. Adding and Styling Text
        1. Inserting text
        2. Typing text
        3. Placing text
        4. Formatting text
        5. Child pages
        6. Parent page
        7. Top-level pages
        8. Sibling pages
        9. Adjusting Font Size
        10. Selecting a font
        11. Changing alignment, leading, and letter spacing
        12. Adjusting paragraph indents, margins, and spacing
        13. Changing the color and case of text
        14. Creating Type Styles
        15. Creating and applying paragraph styles
        16. Clearing overrides and editing a paragraph style
        17. Deleting and duplicating a paragraph style
        18. Unlinking a paragraph style
        19. Creating and applying a character style
        20. Editing a character style
        21. Pasting text between Muse sites
        22. Rotating a text frame
      5. Working With Shapes and Color
        1. Working with shapes
        2. Drawing with the Rectangle tool
        3. Creating 100% width content
        4. Applying a background image to a frame
        5. Creating a line
        6. Creating a dotted line
        7. Working with color
        8. Creating and applying a color fill
        9. Sampling color
        10. Saving and editing a swatch
        11. Creating and editing a color stroke
        12. Duplicating and deleting a color swatch
        13. Working with gradients
      6. Adding Images to Your Site
        1. Web-image basics
        2. Resolution
        3. Color
        4. Image formats
        5. Importing images
        6. Placing an image
        7. Placing a Photoshop file ( .psd)
        8. Moving, cropping, and resizing images
        9. Transforming images with the Selection tool
        10. Locking and grouping content
        11. Rotating images
        12. Wrapping text around content
        13. Understanding the Assets panel
        14. Relinking images
        15. Editing original
        16. Fixing broken and modified links
        17. Pinning content
        18. Inserting Flash files
        19. Adding alternative text and a title to images
      7. Working With Links and Buttons
        1. Working with Links
        2. Creating an internal link
        3. Creating an external link
        4. Creating an e-mail link
        5. Editing link properties
        6. Styling your text links
        7. Adding links to images
        8. Working with anchors
        9. Creating anchors
        10. Linking to an anchor
        11. Working with buttons
        12. Creating a button in Muse
        13. Using the States panel to add button states
        14. Adding a link to a button
        15. Setting up a button in Photoshop
        16. Placing your Photoshop button
        17. Adding a link to your Photoshop button
      8. Applying Effects and Graphic Styles
        1. Working with rounded corners, effects, and opacity
        2. Rounding the corners of a frame
        3. Applying a Shadow effect
        4. Applying a Bevel effect
        5. Applying a Glow effect
        6. Adjusting opacity
        7. Working with graphic styles
        8. Creating and applying a graphic style
        9. Clearing overrides and editing a graphic style
        10. Embedding HTML
        11. Adding a Google map
        12. Editing the embedded HTML
      9. Working With Widgets
        1. About widgets
        2. Inserting a composition widget
        3. Inserting a Lightbox Display composition widget
        4. Editing composition widget options
        5. Adding or deleting a trigger
        6. Editing a trigger
        7. Adding content to a target area
        8. Working with slideshows
        9. Adding a Blank slideshow widget
      10. Publishing and Exporting Your site
        1. Understanding Muse publishing
        2. Excluding pages from export
        3. Publishing your site
        4. Making and uploading edits
        5. Upgrading a temporary Business Catalyst site
        6. Exporting your site as HTML

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Beata B.
- Adobe Certified Expert and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)
- A.A.S. in Commercial Art - Computer Graphics Specialization.
- Graphic Designer Specialist, including advanced photo retouching and color correction, masking, realistic photo collages, preparation of complex digital files for commercial output, digital illustration and complex vector graphics


Beata Bogaczewicz is a highly accomplished, results driven Graphic Designer and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), bringing over fourteen years of combined graphic design, creative production, technical training and project management experience. She is an Adobe Certified Expert with a multitude of Adobe certifications including Adobe Photoshop Certified Expert and Adobe Illustrator Certified Expert.

Her signature teaching style involves breaking down complex topics to their core basics so they are easily and comfortably understood by each learner. She not only explains how features work but also why and when they should be used to gain the best results. Her hands on approach makes memorizing effortless while promoting creative thinking.
Carmille A.
- Highly-skilled in graphics and web software including Adobe CS3, CS4 & CS5 Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Captivate, Acrobat and Quark; - Expert in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2000. - Over 20 years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations such as McCann Erickson, Lintas, and Publicis. Bio: Carmille has been a Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer for years. She specializes in web development, business productivity and digital media applications such as SharePoint, Quark and the Adobe Creative Suite as well as numerous programming languages including XML, XHMTL, HTML and CSS. Carmille is passionate about educating and has a unique talent for making complex design and development principals seem "easy" to students from all levels of expertise. She currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, Microsoft Office Specialist, SharePoint End User and the acclaimed Website Development Professional courses at NetCom Learning. Her 20+ years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations bring a special and innovative approach to her classes at NetCom Learning.
Charles W.
- Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
- Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
- Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.


Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
Erick P.
- In-depth experience in all phases of project lifecycle: requirements gathering, specifications, development and team management, testing, end user training, and maintenance in addition to .NET, ASP, ADO, SQL, JavaScript, and SharePoint.
- Developed the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University as well as multiple online multimedia projects for the North Carolina State Government.
- Highly rated instructor averaging 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.


Erick has been training business and IT professionals since 1989, when he developed and introduced the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University. Since then he has honed his business, programming, and database skills providing highly customized software solutions and education programs for multiple clients such as North Carolina State Government, Cisco, IBM, and Time Warner Cable.

Erick's teaching prowess and real-world experience leading a team of software application developers make him a top Instructor and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning, where he averages 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Sam P.
- Team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge.
- Over 15 years of experience in the IT industry.
- NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011.


Sam Polsky has spent his entire career in entrepreneurial pursuits, including such fields as biotechnology, software development, data management, and business process management. He began in entrepreneurship as team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge, a business development competition geared towards Duke Universitys various graduate schools.

Sam Polsky has since co-founded a consulting firm where he has been involved in software architecture, development and implementation. On top of that, Sam has been delivering acclaimed solutions in software architecture, development and implementation for over 15 years. He is a much-admired Subject Matter Expert and Trainer at NetCom Learning and was voted NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011

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