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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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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Set font size for web part zone

I have SP2010 Web Part Page with several Content Editor web parts in the 'body' Web Part Zone. I would like to set the typeface and point size of the titles displayed in the web part chrome. It seems ...
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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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Master Page how to specify correct Path for CSS and Images

1) In My custom master page I have registered my CSS as follows, <SharePoint:CssRegistration name="/mycssfolder/css/mycss.css" After="corev4.css" runat="server"/> Now I have my folder ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Customizing SharePoint AspMenu control

I'm currently working on a project in which the navigation needs to have some special touches in order to fulfill the clients wishes. Instead of the casual SharePoint topnavigation dropdown I want to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint Foundation Breadcrumbs styling and layout modification

This is really a few questions in one post, but I'd prefer to ask this way as they are both related: Question 1: In Sharepoint Foundation I'd like to move the breadcrumbs into a visible area on the ...
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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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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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'Publish' missing in SharePoint Designer 2010

When I try to publish a new master page in SharePoint Designer 2010, the publish options are missing. Also, I can't do anything from the Master Page gallery within SharePoint as the needed options ...
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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 2010 branding - I see it (as site admin) but rest users don't

Our web developer helped me customize our SharePoint 2010 web application (few images and colors). Very basic. He made changes to the master page and I selected that master page and applied it to ...
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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; ...
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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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Does the level of effort justify using SharePoint 2010 as a public facing webportal?

I have a predicament in a project I'm currently involved in. Due to the nature of the project and the customer, I will not be able to disclose any detailed information regarding the actual project, ...
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How to change the color of the current location in Quick Launch?

I'm very new to SharePoint, so I need y'alls' help. I am desperately trying to change the color of the selected navigation in the Quick Launch. Right now, it is a baby-blueish kinda' color. No problem ...
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Rebrand a SharePoint portal

I'm a beginner in SharePoint so forgive me if the question is too simple. I've been given a task to revamp an existing SharePoint portal. I will basically focus on the visual branding and also on ...
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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 customize these master page areas?

I am creating a custom SharePoint 2010 master page. I am basing it off of the v4.master. As part of the customization, I would like to hide the "Libraries" part, Discussions, Recycle bin. I would like ...
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How to brand the top link bar?

I created a SharePoint Foundation site and want to brand the top link bar. How do I do that?
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branding problems in sharepoint2010

I am stuck in a situation where I do not understand the default behavior of SharePoint 2010 while using SPModalDialog. I am using codeplex starter.master for further customising and branding. I ...
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Including Description with Page Layout

I'm deploying a couple of custom page layouts as part of a feature for SharePoint 2010, and am having issues including the description with the page layout. I'm looking to include descriptive text as ...
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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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Can I use the same master page between Site Collections?

I've created a root site collection from the Publishing site collection template and am using a custom master page to style the site. If I create another site collection how am I able to use the same ...
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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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I get this error “Unable to load assembly group” when deploying the following Branding101 Sandbox solution

I'm following this Branding example - Creating the Branding101 Project When I get to the Deploy, I get this error in Visual Studio Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Unable to ...
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Hiding Login for WCM on Internet site

What is the best solution for hiding login control on public facing WCM sites? Obviously putting the whole thing in a div would be straight forward but then, I don't see how people that will need ...
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SharePoint 2010 CSS Reference

For SharePoint 2007, Heather Solomon made a reference chart for all CSS elements used by SharePoint 2007 so that they could be overridden when branding a SharePoint 2010 site. Does any such reference ...
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Common masterpage for multilple web applications

Is there anyway we can use a common master page for multiple web application so that changes done in this master page will reflect in all the web applications.
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How to deploy custom theme + css + masterpage and apply it automatically to every newly created Team site

Greetings... Well, the title pretty much says it all. Users will be able to create numerous new team sites, and I need to make sure that custom theme and css are automatically applied. Also, I need ...
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How to customize SharePoint 2010 mobile view

I am stuck on developing a mobile view for my SP2010 publishing portal. It is Internet-facing with custom pages / web parts (e.g. http://server/Pages/customPage.aspx with custom webparts on it). The ...