In the context of SharePoint, branding usually refers to the application of a corporate image (colors, fonts, logos, and imagery) to SharePoint sites.

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Is branding easy? Never done it

I have always did the backend type work (most dev and admin). Never done branding. The branding person quit so I am having to take this task. Attached is the mock up of what the homepage should look ...
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Look & Feel - Pagelayouts and Site Templates

I recently ran into a rather unfortunate assignment. It regards the selection of pagelayouts and sitetemplates which subsites should be able to use. As I'm supposed to change this for 20+ site ...
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How to make the quick launch height to 100% of the screen?

I am trying to get the quick launch to fill the screen height. This does not work: .ms-quickLaunch { background-image:url("/SiteCollectionImages/Style/menuleftgradient.gif"); ...
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How to change the style of the Search box?

I would like to change the image next to the search box to a styled input button. Do I need to create a new delegate control to do this? Can I do this with css, if so how? This is the standard ...
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How do I display the Site Name on my master page?

I am using the starter master pages from Codeplex, and I want to have the current SiteName on each page. What is the best way to do that dynamically?
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Add a Web Part to a Master Page for only one page in SP2010?

I would like to add a Web Part to part of a Master Page, but only in the case of the home page of the site. Otherwise it is not needed. How can I handle this? (see attached image) Do I have to ...
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What are best practices for designing Sharepoint sites?

I'm putting together a document for our Art Directors and Creatives for what works best and what might not work best when designing for a sharepoint site. Sharepoint obviously lets you customize CSS ...
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Need some cool ideas for company's portal page

Are there any list of sites that can give me an idea what all I should put on the company portal page? Manager asked me to look into re-designing the company intranet sites. I thought of news rotator. ...
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How do I style the SP2010 Welcome control?

I've moved the Welcome control on my masterpage, and now the menu items do not render correctly. I've tried to find the appropriate CSS class name that is causing the problem, with no success. What ...
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Anyone using 960 Grid System or YUI 2 Grids CSS

Anyone having experience with 960 Grid system and getting it to play nicely with SharePoint? I am intrested in experience from other CSS Framework and how successfull was your team in implementing ...
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Allow Page Layout via Code

I've created a custom page layout for a search center, and seem to be stuck with the fact that by default, a search center is limited to a subset of approved page layouts. Upon initial deployment of ...
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s4-nosetwidth messes up dialogbox

since im doing a branding for my SP enterprise server which uses a fixed and centered layout i need to use the s4-nosetwidth class to adjust my width.. as you can see in the screenshot below this ...
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How to remove branding feature

I have a SharePoint site that is using custom branding. I no longer want my SharePoint site branded, so I deactivated the feature, but the branding is still applied. Is there a job I need to run to ...
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Overlapping issue with custom header and logo

I have used a starter masterpage from Randy Drisgill and added my header area that includes the SiteLogoImage control area as well. I did use the "s4-notdlg" almost on every div. The problem that i ...
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Placing your branding images in the “14 hive” vs an Images list

I have a debate with a colleague of mine that deals with where to place images that must be accessible across the farm. I feel that for images that need to be accessed from anywhere, I should place ...
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Branding SharePoint 2010 CSS and Javascript - Training Courses?

I've been tasked with branding our new corporate website which will be on the SharePoint 2010 platform. Is anyone aware of some good training courses in the UK that might be able to help on the CSS ...
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Masterpage upgrade from 2007 to 2010 while still supporting 2007

I'm currently upgrading a SharePoint site with a custom master page from 2007 to 2010. We want to be able to let the user decide when to migrate their site from 2007 L&F to 2010 L&F using the ...
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How do I use ReplaceColor in Themes in SharePoint 2010 CSS

I have been looking, but cannot find out how ReplaceColor works in the css and with the Site Settings Themes area that some users can see? /* [ReplaceColor(themeColor:"Dark2")] */ color:#666666; Is ...
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showing different interface based on user

I have a site which I am planning to expose to out customers. I will start branding the site for customer site. Is that possible to show different branded site to customers, but normal sharepoint ...
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Adding a non-standard font to Sharepoint

I have a non-standard font file in .eot format and use the following CSS syntax to embed it into the master page: @font-face { font-family: Myfontfamily; src: ...
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Search box disappears on search result page when using a customer masterpage

I have created a custom master page. I display the search box on the page using the following code: <asp:ContentPlaceHolder ID="PlaceHolderSearchArea" runat="server"> ...
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Reducing space above the Ribbon

Does anyone know how to reduce the space above the ribbon in the standard SharePoint 2010 masterpage (see image below) There are a bunch of assorted classes and divs all over the place, but none seem ...
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How do we change the search box image?

We want to change the look of the search box, specifically the image. CSS won't work. We have a regular publishing site in SP2010 and we're modifying the master page v4.master. The current image ...
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What is the best way to implement custom branding?

We branded our site with a custom master page, alternate CSS, and site theme. Everytime we create new sites or site collections we have to manually setup these things to get a consistent look. Is ...
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How can I use open type font in Sharepoint 2010?

Can I use open type font in Sharepoint 2010 ? Is Open Type font compatible? Thanks in Advance
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How to customize the “access denied” sharepoint page

Is there a way to customize the "access denied" page that users get when trying to access a page they are not allowed to access? I need this page to have the same look and feel of the site rather ...
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How to change the width of left navigation area

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 x64 and Windows Server 2008 x64. I have setup a site with template publishing portal. I have grant anonymous access to all the site. I am using top global navigation ...
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Auto-adjust left navigation width in master page

I am editing the following master page which my current SharePoint site is using (I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008), http://www.mediafire.com/file/mmvj5ijgm3j/BlueBand.master ...
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Branding SharePoint online

Where I can find resources for branding a SharePoint online site (public one). I found a master.page but I need some guidance before I start. Thank's
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Custom Master Page Referencing Controls in Code Behind

I have built a custom SharePoint 2010 master page where I have dropped a standard asp.net DropDownList control. I also have wired up a code behind file where I want to manipulate that control from. ...
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Customizing SharePoint 2010 MS RTE

I found this blog -- customizing rich text editor, but what I don't understand is the part where the author writes Set the PrefixStyleSheet-Property of the RichHtmlField. The classname has to be ...
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How to change the blue background image behind the SharePoint 2007 Page

I notice that by default, SharePoint 2007 page, there is a beautiful blue background image. May I know how can I change this background image via SharePoint Designer?
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master page across multiple site collections

I've got a branding feature, deployed in multiple site collections, including the master and system master pages. The goal is that if a power user does some changes to one of these master pages, ...
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How do I set a page to use the custom master page instead of the default?

This is probably a simple thing, but it's not easily googleable with all the discussion of branding/customizing a sharepoint site. I can't find a reliable source on how to set a page to use the ...
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Recreating the Blog Template

The blog template allows you to display several blog posts on a page. Clicking on the title allows you to goto a view of the blog post on a seperate page. How would I go about doing something similar ...
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Fixed content in page layouts

I hope you can help me with this simple user case. I have a master page and several page layouts in SharePoint 2010. The master page standardizes only the header, navigation and footer. The page ...
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Branding for SharePoint on Mobile

I've managed to create a very basic CSS for my SharePoint site and added some CSS queries to manage the CSS being loaded when on a mobile device. My issue is that thought it renders the HTML setup ...
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How to include icons in globalnavigation

Okay so I'm currently fooling around with some advanced stuff regarding SharePoint branding. A challenge accepted was to include icons in the Global Navigation. I tried using jQuery, with success ...
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Sharepoint as a CMS… Good idea?

I have a client who's interested in using Sharepoint's (2010) CMS capabilities for their public facing site. Although the specification is not yet complete a few things are clear: Content ...
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Theming a Datasheet View

In my custom theme the background of my theme is a dark grey. When I go onto a datasheet view of a list the dark grey is used as the background colour. Is it possible to target only the datasheet view ...
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How to brand MySites in SharePoint 2010?

How can you brand MySites in SharePoint 2010 so that all the pages look the same, including personal sites the users create? Changing 'mysite.master' only has an effect on some of the pages, not the ...
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Sub sites inherit parent theme

I am trying to get subsites of my parent site to inherit the same masterpage as their parent. I have a feature stapled to all the default site templates that contain my master page. I have created a ...
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ID on the body tag

We have a custom master page for our sites. If on the home page we wish to style it differntley to all the other pages (including the homepage of sub sites). Normaly to do something like this I would ...
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Webparts in the left side bar

Is it possible to get webparts in the left side bar? I have a custom .master page and the business wants more items on the left. From what I can see with web parts you can only put them in the ...
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Floating Ribbon and page height

I followed the instructions here for removing sharepoint's ribbon positioning system and letting the ribbon float at the top. It works great, but the height of my outer divs for my custom branding ...
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SmallSearchInputBox on the search result page

I have a custome master page. On this I am including the SmallSearchInputBox control at the top of the page. <asp:ContentPlaceHolder ID="PlaceHolderSearchArea" runat="server"> ...
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How to override styles in SharePoint

I currently am using a custom LI style to present images of youtube clips. The style seems to be working as intended. The issue is that SharePoint is also applying a bullet on the side of each image ...
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How to add a custom footer navigation to SP2010 Master Page?

I'd appreciate any suggestion on how to add a custom footer navigation similar to the one found at http://www.washington.edu to a master page? The link doesn't have to be automatically generated as ...
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Sharepoint Themes

I've looked through some books and read a bit online, but am unclear on a particular point. I have a project where we want to use a completely custom layout on top of a SharePoint Foundation 2010 ...
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Feature Activation Logic (Prevent Activation)

I have three site collection features used to set branding throughout the site collection. I want to prevent the accidental activation of one of the features if one of the three is already activated; ...