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Getting the Best use out of SharePoint Designer 2010 by Asif Rehmani - SPTechCon


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Tuesday, March 5
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

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  • 1. Getting the Best use out of SharePoint Designer 2010 Twitter:: asifrehmaniPresented by: Asif Rehmani, SharePoint ServerMVP Trainer/Solution Architect
  • 2. Who am I? Microsoft Office SharePoint Server MVP, MCT Current Video Count: Principal contributor at 442  Videos on SharePoint, SharePoint Designer and InfoPath SharePoint 2010 Training Co-Author of the book Professional SharePoint Designer 2007, Beginning SharePoint Designer 2010 and Real World SharePoint 2010 Speaker at various conferences  Microsoft TechEd, SharePoint Conference, SPTechCon, SharePoint Connections, Best Practices Conference etc.
  • 3. What to Expect during this presentation?  250 level presentation  Navigating through major areas within SPD  Quick Demos, Best Practices and Guidance on each of the areas
  • 4. Building Solutions and Customizing SharePoint End Users Designers Site Admins IT Professionals  Designers  Site Admins  Developers  IT Professionals  Developers
  • 5. Evolution of SharePoint Designer Note:
  • 6. DemoA lap around SPD 2010
  • 7. Introducing SharePoint Designer inyour Organization Know that anyone can download directly from Microsoft’s website Best to inform user base to wait until they get a “clearance” from IT before downloading & installing
  • 8. SharePoint Designer usagePermission LevelsWeb Application Administrators manage permissions for Site CollectionAdministrators Site Collection Administrators manage permissions for Site Administrators and Designers
  • 9. Default SPD functionality available forSite Users Best Practice: Think hard before Changing these Site Administrators and Designers  No access to Master Pages  No access to detach pages from site definition  No access to manage website hierarchy Readers and Members
  • 10. DemoRestricting SPD usage
  • 11. Switching Master PagesBest done easily through SPD • Team site Master Page • User content pages (listscontent v4.master pagesetc) • _layouts pages (site settings, etc) • For app experiences, like Search or Office Web Applications minimal.master • If you do not need site navigation • If you do not have a ribbon • If your app needs the space • Show site using legacy interface default.master • No Ribbon, no fluency
  • 12. DemoSwitch Master Pages using SPD
  • 13. Hide Lists/Libraries from Browser Use Cautiously!
  • 14. DemoHide from browser
  • 15. Reusable and Package-ableWorkflows Best Practice: Create your reusable Workflows on one site and then share with other sites
  • 16. DemoWorkflows
  • 17. XSLT Web Parts Accessing SharePoint and non-SharePoint data Best Practice: When accessing external data, only retrieve what you need to avoid clogging the bandwidth.
  • 18. Conditional Formatting
  • 19. Call to Action  Watch the SharePoint Designer 2010 videos on  Get access to the completely pre-built SharePoint environment with the Demos -  Connect with us: Sign up for bi-monthly newsletter  Please fill out the survey!