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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CSS Files in _Layouts or Document Library?

There's been a lively conversation (such as it can be in 140 chars) lately about whether it is better to put CSS files on the disk in the _layouts folder or to store them in a Document Library in the ...
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Using solutions and features in creation/branding of SharePoint websites

I am new to SharePoint website creation and branding and I need your advice. For my first SharePoint site I have done the following: 1- Created/edited a master page. 2- Added CSS and JavaScript ...
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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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Error when deploying module with GhostableInLibrary files

Here is the module which I want to deploy on the server and the files which should be shown in the Style Library, when deploying them without type ghostale in library, all go good and well, no errors, ...
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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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Replacing the Office 365 logo and link in Sharepoint Online Suite Bar

We just started using the O365/Sharepoint Online 2013 (SPO Plan 1) and we would like to have our custom suite bar logo or preferably just text on the left upper corner with a link to our root SP ...
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Placing the search box in the header

I am working with a company that has supplied the branding I am using to create my master page. I have successfully imported and converted this with most of my content appearing in the <div ...
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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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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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Can't get jquery to work

I can get this block of jquery to work on basic HTML in Codepen However, it doesn't seem to be working when I try this on a SharePoint 2013 Publishing site. I embedded the CSS and JQ in my master ...
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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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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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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 customize the “You are not allowed to respond again to this survey” SharePoint page?

When a user tries to respond more than once to a survey that does not allow more than one response, the user gets a SharePoint error page saying "You are not allowed to respond again to this survey". ...
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showing quick launch in a provider hosted app

So ive just started creating apps and have successfully created a simple provider hosted app. Is it possible to display the quick launch bar and use a the default master page?
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Unable to update page layout

Working on branding an old sharepoint solution. Working on a machine where a sharepoint application has been previously set up and all the pages and page layouts have already been deployed. All I need ...
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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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Rebranding problem

Ive been playing around with some sharepoint rebranding. Ive managed to hide the suitebar for users without manageweb permissions and rebrand the global nav using a custom master page. There seems ...
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How to brand my masterpage using provider hosted apps?

I'm working with SharePoint apps and I want to learn to modify the css of the masterpage. I cant find any good guides out there so can you guys help me out? Im using a copy of the default masterpage ...
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Different ways to automatically apply branding when a site is created

I'm wondering if there is another way to automatically apply custom branding when a site is created? besides the following: Feature stapling Event receiver (Web provisioned) On SP 2010... Another ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013, branding search results page?

How I can brand search results page in SharePoint Foundation 2013? I have brand other sites using custom.css file, however it dosen't work in search result page at all. What am I missing here? How I ...
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My Site Blog Branding Error

I am facing a very strange problem from the last few weeks . I applied feature stapling to our My Site so that when user tried to create his own personal site automatically our custom branding applies ...