The Hands on Labs are new and are turning out to be quite popularEach monthly meeting covers a Power User intro-level topic and either a Developer or Admin advanced topicThe schedule is available on our website.
SharePoint Saturday Philly - Intro to SharePoint 2010 Branding
SharePoint Community in Philadelphia• Sessions for: Meeting Format 5:30-6:30 Power User Session • End Users 6:30-7:00 – News/Q&A/Networking/Food/Sponsors • Administrators 7:00-7:30 – Open Design – “Problem of the Month” 7:30-8:30 - Developer or Administrator Session • Developers • IT Pros• Meetings: Second Tuesday of the month, 5:30 to 8:30 PM, Microsoft Malvern office• Hands-On Labs: Administrators and Power Users, see website for detailsWEB: www.TriStateSharePoint.org (under construction)CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.orgTWITTER: @tristateSP
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Presented by Thomas Dalytdaly@bandrsolutions.com
Who am I? A SharePoint Developer who specializes in implementing designs and creating web components to enhance the user interface and user experience.
Outline What’s New in 2010 Tools & Supported Browsers Approaches to Branding Master Pages Themes Demo Deployment Options
What’s New – Changes Table < Div Dialog Boxes & Ribbon Better & More cross browser support Office Theme Engine Tie custom CSS into theme engine
Tools & Supported Browsers Tools IE Dev Toolbar (embedded in IE8) Firebug / Firebug Lite SharePoint Designer 2010 ColorPic Multiple Versions IE Firefox Supported Browsers Internet Explorer 7 & 8 Mozilla Firefox 3.6 Safari 4.04
Other Browsers & Tools Firebug Lite - Compatible with all major browsers: IE6+, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome; Chrome Built in developer tool bar Opera Dragonfly
Approaches to Branding Theme – covers the overall color scheme of the site. Custom CSS – can change change, fonts, colors and some structure. Master Page & Custom CSS – complete control over look and feel.
Master Pages Starter Master Pages – new term for Minimal Master Pages http://startermasterpages.codeplex.com/ Includes 3 master pages: regular, foundations, meeting workspaces Provides clean starting point for branding Well documented for easy understanding V3 Master Page Support
Classes s4-notdlg - prevent from showing in dialog window Team Site Home Page Elements and CSS Classes - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms438349.aspx
Ribbon Customizing the Ribbon Position http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2010/04/06/customizing-ribbon-positioning-in-sharepoint-2010-master- pages.aspx Security Trim Ribbon http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zwsong/archive/2010/04/29/how-to-hide-ribbon-from-users-without-edit-page-privilege.aspx
Themes Set of graphics and cascading style sheets that control the look of your site. Uses Office themes (.THMX) 12 colors, 2 fonts
Themes 3 Approaches to creating/updating the theme Existing theme can be modified in UI (Publishing Features) New theme can be created in PowerPoint and imported Microsoft Theme Builder Tool http://connect.microsoft.com/themebuilder