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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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; ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the easiest way to style/design the search box in SP2010?

I think we have three options, correct me if wrong: Implement a feature Override the search classes in my style.css (.s4-search table, .s4-search input, .s4-search .ms-searchimage) Implement a new ...
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Role based logo and UI in wss 3.0

I have to show user based logo and UI in wss 3.0. How can i do this? Can I customize master page or theme for users? Is there inbuilt option for this? It would be better if I could do this without ...
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SharePoint 2010 header user control added > appearing on all forms?? help

I added a user control in the master page for a particular site definition. All good however the problem occurs when I open the dialog to add new documents for example. The user control appears ...
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Branding SharePoint 2010 After the Fact

I am relatively new to SharePoint branding, but have experience in other developing aspects and administration. With SharePoint 2010, am I asking for trouble by getting my site (intranet for a ...
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can we replace the search box controls with standard controls without using a “Feature”?

In sharepoint 2010, can we just add a text box and a button to the master page, and when the button gets a click it queries the regular sharepoint search page and pass the barameters? if yes what ...
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Styling navigation in MOSS publishing sites

I am currently new to the Navigation control that is used for the top nav bar on MOSS publishing sites. The collection is using a top navigation bar that has a series of subsites listed as defined by ...
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Customizing application.master

Whats the best way to customize application.master Master Page without going into the "Microsoft's Unsupported Environment" state?
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Quick steps to making SharePoint 2007 cross-browser sexy

Most of the time when starting a new SharePoint intranet project, I get the comment "oh, looks like SharePoint". This is never said in a positive and excited manner! The default looks and themes are ...