If you are anything like us, when we are planning your branding in SharePoint you tend to use Wireframes and more to the point, our favourite piece of software Balsamiq. With SharePoint 2010 there was a great little SharePoint 2010 Balsamiq Mockup Template created by James Sturges. However, there was nothing for SharePoint 2013 so of course we set to work to create one. This is not the end of course, we will […]
There are so many blogs out there dedicated to the bliss that is SharePoint. I personally love them and write my own as well. My goal of this post, however, is to discuss the dark side of SharePoint. What about SharePoint makes you mad, sad, frustrated, want to quit, pull hair out, scream at your monitor and wish SharePoint never existed? Take 5 minutes and let me know. Why do […]
In most cases, when I design and build a custom branded solution for a SharePoint site, the customer wants the site to render the same for mobile devices. Instead, SharePoint redirects the user to a different layout. This request is quite common across the world wide web. Most sites you visit on your computer will render the same on your mobile device, whether Android, iPhone, iPad, etc. The few sites […]
Cross Post – original article available at: http://e-junkie-chronicles.blogspot.com/2011/10/video-sharepoint-branding-with-css.html Here’s a short video and screencast demo where I show a technique for loading CSS in a SharePoint site from a Visual Studio 2010 solution, using Delegate Controls. Enjoy! SharePoint Branding with CSS Customisations from James Love on Vimeo. Talking through what to do and what not to do when customising SharePoint sites with CSS changes.
This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series SharePoint 2010 Branding SeriesHello again, the last post for the blog this week is the ninth part of the branding series and as we are getting somewhere closer to the final look and feel we should think about the overall design and there is a few things we have yet to make space for or even move to the correct […]
This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series SharePoint 2010 Branding SeriesIn the last post we looked at centreing the content area including the ribbon and now we will look at how to change the scrolling back to the old method of scrolling. In our current site we have the main content area, scrolling leaving the ribbon at the top this is fine if that’s how we want it but […]
This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series SharePoint 2010 Branding SeriesWell hello again, it is fair to say that not only are we starting to make some progress but we now understand some core concepts when it comes to how styles are applied and more importantly why they may not be applied. In todays post we will be looking at centering the main content area and whilst […]
This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series SharePoint 2010 Branding SeriesIn the last post we took a look at moving the home link and adding our own header image to the Master Page and in this post we will be adding our nice banner image as well as talking CSS for a little. Now the banner image is actually a background image and as such only requires […]