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My talk on branding slidedeck that I presented at SharePoint Saturday Boston (3.14.9)

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SharePoint Saturday Boston #SPSaturday 3.4.09 SharePoint Saturday Boston #SPSaturday 3.4.09 Presentation Transcript

  • Branding 101 Customize SharePoint with Kanwal Khipple
  • Company Information • New York based SharePoint Consulting Firm • Services: – SharePoint Consulting – SharePoint Training – SharePoint Hosting – Business Intelligence – Infrastructure
  • Speakers Kanwal Khipple SharePoint Architect SharePoint Delivery kanwal@sharepointdelivery.com 416.873.7799 SharePointBuzz.com twitter.com/sharepointbuzz
  • Agenda • What is SharePoint Branding? • Why Brand SharePoint? • Real World Examples • OOB Customization • Tools for Branding • SharePoint Branding Options • Customization with JQuery • Resources / Links
  • What is SharePoint Branding? SharePoint Branding is how you successfully apply a Company’s identity to a SharePoint site.
  • What is SharePoint Branding? • Images • Colors • Fonts • Logos • Styles
  • What is SharePoint Branding? • Banner • Navigation • Page Layout
  • Why Brand SharePoint? • Users don’t want it to look like a Microsoft product • Common look and feel • Ease of use
  • “Real World” Examples Hawaiian Air Website http://www.hawaiianair.com Case Study: How we did it http://is.gd/gvbo
  • “Real World” Examples Energizer http://www.energizer.com
  • “Real World” Examples Orange Country Public Schools http://ocps.net
  • “Real World” Examples Paul Mitchell Website http://www.paulmitchell.com
  • More “Real World” Examples SharePoint Buzz Showcase http://is.gd/h1Ez Ian Morris’ SharePoint Listing http://is.gd/9v1
  • Do Not Brand Administrative Pages 1. Tuned and tested to ensure reliability and performance 2. Microsoft Updates can remove customizations 3. No support from Microsoft Support Services
  • Out of Box Customization Site Settings -> Look and Feel 1. Master Page 2. Title, Description, and icon 3. Navigation 4. Page layouts and site templates 5. Welcome Page 6. Tree view 7. Site theme
  • Demo
  • Master Pages / Page Layouts http://is.gd/gLzc
  • Branding Tools 1. SharePoint Designer 2007 2. Visual Studio 3. Photoshop 4. Balsamiq Mockups 5. Notepad
  • Demo
  • Themes
  • Demo
  • Master Pages Three ways to build the custom master pages: 1. From scratch 1. Not recommended as SharePoint 2007 needs a few placeholders to be present in the master page or else the pages will not work. 2. From minimal.master 1. Not recommended for a collaboration intranet 2. You want to use OOB features and controls 3. From default.master 1. Recommended as it provides most of the collaborative controls already present on the master page 2. Master page does have a learning curve though
  • Demo
  • Branding for Scale Small to Medium implementations • Use SPD •There's no integrated source control support •Changes result in unghosting Medium to Large Implementations • Use VS •Feature Stapling •Combine OOB site definitions with custom Features
  • SharePoint / JQuery JQuery – javascript library that simplifies client side customization Limitations 1. Data Manipulation 2. Security 3. Client Environment 4. Browser Differences 5. Web Standards 6. Limitations
  • Demo
  • Advanced Topics • Page layout does not reference core.js http://is.gd/gve1 • Tips for Enhancing the Accessibility http://is.gd/h116 • Customizing and Branding http://is.gd/h11N • Book: Design and build sites http://is.gd/h1cO Community Projects • Accessibility Kit for SharePoint http://is.gd/3m7m • Community Kit For SharePoint http://is.gd/7Qq • SharePoint learning kit http://is.gd/h0ZP • SharePoint Features http://is.gd/h106 • Podcasting kit for SharePoint http://is.gd/tG7 • SharePoint AJAX toolkit http://is.gd/h10y
  • Questions? Kanwal Khipple SharePoint Architect SharePoint Delivery kanwal@sharepointdelivery.com 416.873.7799 SharePointBuzz.com twitter.com/sharepointbuzz
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