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by Michaël Chaize, Adobe Creative Cloud Evangelist

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Adobe Muse Tips: Fading rollovers on images

Adobe Muse Tips: Fading rollovers on images

Posted by Michael Chaize on Nov 28, 2014

Fading rollover is a classic web design effect, and I believe that it’s very classy. With Adobe Muse CC, you can define Normal and Rollover states, but there is no smooth transition between these states. It behaves as a switch when you hover an object in your...

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Adobe Muse Tips: Add a shopping cart with Paypal

Adobe Muse Tips: Add a shopping cart with Paypal

Posted by Michael Chaize on Nov 21, 2014

In my free and complete course about “Designing and publishing website with Adobe Muse CC” on Tuts+, I introduce the Paypal widget. It’s an easy way to add a “Buy Now” or “Donate” button on a page and link it to your Paypal...

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Adobe Muse Tips: Share on Facebook

Adobe Muse Tips: Share on Facebook

Posted by Michael Chaize on Nov 14, 2014

Someone asked me on Youtube: “When I share my Muse website on Facebook, there is no thumbnail, no image to describe my page. How can I fix that?”. Indeed, sharing on Facebook is not that obvious and automatic. Although the Facebook bot is doing its best to...

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Adobe Muse Tips: Video background

Adobe Muse Tips: Video background

Posted by Michael Chaize on Nov 13, 2014

I’ve recorded a new tutorial about background videos in Adobe Muse. Using videos as hero banners is definitely a huge web design trend. My concern with videos is about hosting and performance, I don’t want to host an HD video on my web server. For the...

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Top features of Photoshop CC for Web Designers

Top features of Photoshop CC for Web Designers

Posted by Michael Chaize on Jul 17, 2014

Web designers and UX designers use Photoshop to mockup web pages and screens. In the last release of Photoshop CC, Adobe has introduced new features that are real time savers for web designers. Here is a 10 minute video where I showcased my top 7 tips for web design...

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Web Design Trends – The Why and the How

Web Design Trends – The Why and the How

Posted by Michael Chaize on May 21, 2014

I spoke at Multi-Mania this week. It’s an annual event that brings together more than 2000 designers and developers for two days of conferences. This year, I decided to talk about Web Design Trends. If you Google it, you’ll find hundreds of articles every year that...

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Adobe apps and Web Design

Adobe apps and Web Design

Posted by Michael Chaize on Mar 11, 2014

I had the chance last month to talk at FITC Amsterdam, the Grafisch Lyceum of Rotterdam and in Belgium at the “Future of Web Design” conferences. My talk is for Web designers who want to understand how to use Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC and Edge Reflow CC...

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Generate SVG with Photoshop CC

Generate SVG with Photoshop CC

Posted by Michael Chaize on Jan 21, 2014

EDIT – October 2014: Since the October 2014 update of Photoshop CC, Photoshop can natively export SVG!!! This is awesome. Just select the layers you want to export, open the “File > Extract Assets” window. It lets you select layers and define in...

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Add a preloader to your Muse web pages

Add a preloader to your Muse web pages

Posted by Michael Chaize on Jan 3, 2014

I’ve published several videos about Adobe Muse on my Youtube channel. This is where I received te following question: “How can I add a preloader on a Muse web page?”. I’m not a fan of preloaders on web pages, but as Adobe Muse lets you create...

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