The goal of this course is to provide you with all the tools you need to brand your
SharePoint sites. By the time you have completed the course, you should have a solid
understanding of which features SharePoint offers and which tools to use to take
control of the way your SharePoint sites look.
This training targets designers or developers who will be responsable for the look
and feel of the SharePoint environment.
Participants should have some working experience with SharePoint 2010. They should
have a basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.
What is SharePoint branding?
Definition of branding
Why brand SharePoint?
Types of SharePoint web sites
Anatomy of a SharePoint site
Introducing SharePoint Designer.
Branding options in SharePoint: Themes, Master Pages, Cascading Style Sheets,...
Creating a Design
Planning for branding
Creating a wireframe
Converting design into HTML
HTML and CSS guideliness
Creating themes in Office clients
Using theme Comments in custom CSS
Handling CSS files in SharePoint
What is CSS?
Colors, Corners, Shadows, Gradients
Out of the box SharePoint style sheets
Creating custom style sheets
Applying alternate CSS
SharePoint Master Pages
ASP.NET Master Pages fundamentals
SharePoint content placeholders
Master Pages and Application Pages
Applying Master Pages in SharePoint
Custom Master Pages
Creating a custom master page for SharePoint
Applying custom CSS
Designing Page Layouts
Introducing Page Layouts
Creating a content type for a Page Layout
Building Page Layouts with SharePoint Designer
Configuring page layouts
Web Parts in SharePoint 2010
Customizing the XSLT List View Web Part
Customizing the Content Query Web Part
Customizing the Search Web Parts
Deploying Branding in SharePoint
SharePoint Features and Solutions fundamentals
Farm Solutions vs Sandboxed Solutions
Packaging branding components
Upcoming sessions at U2U in Brussels, Belgium:
To organize this course on-site, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.