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How to deal with SharePoint design complexity and web designer creativity?

One of my customer wants to use SharePoint as an intranet communication portal. My customer wants to customize the look & feel of the application and he has requested to a web design agency ...
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How can I create an Entity Relationship Diagram for SharePoint lists?

I'm trying to design/document a collection of lists with lookups in an Entity Relationship Diagram. Currently I'm using Visio's built-in ERD template, which is most of the way there, but it lacks two ...
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How do I hide the “Recently Modified” portion of the quick launch?

The "Recently Modified" section in the quick launch is not something I want my users to see. How can I eliminate or hide it in a SharePoint 2010 installation?
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How do I change the Favicon for my SharePoint install?

Fairly straightforward, I think. I'm running a SharePoint 2010 instance.
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Rounded corners in WebPart headers SP2010

When I view the site in FireFox the below does work with rounded corners, but not in IE at all. I'm trying to make a webpart header in SP 2010 rounded. .ms-WPHeader td { background: #005bac; ...
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Is there a compatibility issue with page designs between SharePoint 2013 on-premise and SharePoint Online?

We've received a tender for a design, this tender includes some hours to convert a SharePoint 2013 design file to a SharePoint Online design. Is there really much required with this? I thought the two ...
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Revert Sharepoint back to default install

I installed foundation on my machine a few months back and fooled around with branding and such. I am curious if there is a way to revert share point back to the default styles. Some of the things ...
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Customising Data Sheet View

I'm using SharePoint 2007, with custom list. I'm using Content Editor web part in order to design my list. {In my list the row color determined through the item ststus. e.g: If the status equal to ...
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Is one Web Application Architecture preferred over several Web Applications?

In almost all of the SharePoint projects I’ve participated in, the general architecture is three different web applications for intranet, cooperation and mysite. This has been the standard setup in ...
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SharePoint Branding and Parallax Scrolling

Has anyone been able to design SharePoint UI using Parallax scrolling? Similar to the following site http://www.milwaukeepolicenews.com/#menu=home-page (I am not affiliated with this site in anyway) ...
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Issue with standard navigation in Chrome

The standard <SharePoint:AspMenu navigation on our SharePoint 2010 site works fine in all browser but Chrome. When I hover over a menu item I can't see the sub menu items like Contact Us -> ...
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SharePoint Layered Architecture App

Do you use enterprise layer architecture when creating SharePoint solutions ? Can you give me a codeplex.com/other site project as example, where I can find a layered design ? (Interface/BL/DAL)
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Very simple branding background question : what do I reference for body background?

So if I wanted to simply change the background of one page (not in the master), just the body of one single page, using an image what would I reference using sharepoint designer? Also I know this is ...
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Is there any guidance on designing lists for efficient CAML queries?

I'm designing some lists that may well contain thousands of items, and I'm trying to come up with the best design for efficient querying. I'm looking for some form of (hopefully Microsoft) ...
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SP 2013 and IE 11

I noticed that when I was trying to edit my web part in SP 2013, I could not. All of the choices under the web part tab were greyed out. And the "up/down" icon in the web part did nothing. At least ...
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SharePoint 2013 branding Design Manager problems

I got very simple task to make custom layout in SharePoint 2013. Nothing fancy: change navigation, add homepage etc. I couldn't find a one and the best way how to create own master page. I have ...
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How to create a Document Library Item without a file in sharepoint 2010?

wish you save my life. I am now doing a sharepoint project but I have little experience. My requirement: Design a contract creation/approval process for a company There are many kinds of contracts, ...
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Sandbox + Custom Site Page Template + SPFile.CustomizedPageStatus

Have created a Site Page Template and provisioned an instance into my Team Site's Wiki Library. <Module Name="CustomInFeature" Path="SitePageTemplates" List="119" Url="SitePages" > ...
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How do I edit the head and body of a page in SharePoint 2013?

I've developed a custom HTML menu that I'd love to deploy to SharePoint. The two working files are: Index <!DOCTYPE html> <html class="no-js"> <head> <meta ...
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SP2013: Adding a custom usercontrol to masterpage using Design Manager

I created a custom masterpage using the SP2013 Design Manager. I also created a SharePoint solution in Visual studio 2012 with a custom usercontrol (ascx) and custom webparts. The masterpage works ...
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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 ...
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Sharepoint 2013 design manager - best practice to add files / css stylesheet / js javascript / images

What's best practice to add stylesheet / js / images / files in the design manager? What I have done: exported pretty mutch a standard design manager package from sharepoint (wsp) imported it into ...
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Recommend Share Point book for designing/theming [closed]

Hi I know there are a lot of sharepoint books out there, and I understand there may not be a book for exclusively for sharepoint design, but given that could anyone recommend a good book for someone ...
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I want to hide the SharePoint Ribbon Tabs (Browse, Page, etc) on my homepage based on permissions and such that they are stripped/trimmed when hidden

I am trying to hide the SharePoint Ribbon Tabs based on a users permissions. I know that I can use the SPSecurityTrimmedControl to do this but I need to wrap it around just the tabs and not the whole ...
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Can we add a SharePoint server on Windows Server 2003 to a farm on Windows server 2008?

I have a SharePoint Farm setup on Windows Server 2008 (all 4 servers). Now I would like to add an existing server (Windows Server 2003) to the farm by minimal installation of SharePoint. Is this ...
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How to restore to the smaller size of image control visible at designer?

All of sudden, few hours ago, I started to have a weird problem in all sites of my Sharepoint Server 2010 dev machine. In any of old and new, built-in and custom WebPart pages of list views, ...
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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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Designing a front facing website using Dreamweaver

I know similar questions have been asked in the past, but I wanted to make sure I fully understood some things, or could be pointed in the right direction. I am new to SharePoint and SharePoint ...
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Include html from another file in the SP-masterpage

Our SP-site is used as a part of another non-SP site. The layout should look the same on both the SP-site and the non-SP site. In the past, we have copy/pasted the html from the header and footer of ...
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Need a simple clean 2013 theme

Anybody have any recommendations for examples or sites that sell decent solutions? I'm looking to replace the main page with page that looks similar to the tablet version of www.msn.com which I ...
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SP2010 or SP2013 [closed]

We have application1 developed in SP2010 and there is a link provided in the site which directs the user to a application2 developed in Java platform. We are looking for option to migrate the ...
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SharePoint Design Manager Master Page DIV placement issue

I'm troubleshooting a master page customized with Design Manager. They have a Quicklaunch menu on the right hand side of their content, or rather want it there, BUT it is being pushed to the bottom ...
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Is it possible to return search results as badges?

I'm trying to mock-up a custom search results page for a client, who wants to have search results from multiple lists, displayed as badges. Something like this: How should I go about accomplishing ...
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SharePoint Scheduling

I am working on a project right now that involves several lists related to employee availability and asset availability (e.g. vacation, project travel, etc.). These lists are populated by various ...
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Organization Concept Design

Say I have an organization structured like so... -- Root Host ---- Group A ------ Project of A as P1 --------- Sub Project of P1 as SP1 ----------- Sub Project of SP1 as SSP1 ----------- Sub ...
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how to change the SP2010 tab thumbnail?

How do i change the icon that is inside the red rectangle in this image?
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Display dynamic content in a page based on selected value in List view webpart

Here's what I have in my Sharepoint 2010. A page showing a list view webpart and the related lists in separate webparts. Based on the value selected in the parent list, the child lists are populated. ...
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How to get to control rendered by Sharepoint dynamically?

In a view (by default AllItems.aspx) of a list "Inline Editing" enabling at design time in SPD2010 renders green-cross image-button at run time. Its pressing at run-time adds a new line How can ...
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isotope menu for my landing page

I found the following, and I love it: http://isotope.metafizzy.co/ I'd love to make this into a menu for my landing page - what should I learn to figure out how would I go about doing this? Is it ...
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What is hidden webpart for in SP2010?

Follow-up questions to Closed vs. Hidden Web Part - what is the difference? : What are possible uses of hiding a web part (having closing) in Sharepoint 2010? why isn't unhiding a webpart in a ...
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Styling the admin bar in SharePoint 2010

I know most of you would not style the admin bar, but I am going for a consistent look and feel and the issue is, I cannot find the classes responsible for creating: The green tabbed section. I ...
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Why to use MS Office 2010 32 bit in SP 2010 Farm on 64 bit Windows Servers?

When I first tried to install Sharepoint Designer 2010, I initially downloaded its 64 bit version But upon lanuching the install of SharePoint.exe, I've gotten: Setup Error You cannot ...
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Wireframing, mockup and interaction flow tools for SharePoint sites

I've been using Visio to mockup to design mockups and wireframes for sites, but I'm looking for other tools to help with the design process. I've been playing around with MS Expression Blend and ...
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Sharepoint Online, Custom Styles for Specific Page (Just content, not overall theme)

Hopefully you guys can point me in the right direction, as I haven't be able to find any solid documentation on this problem I've been having. The company I work for recently embraced Office 365, and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Term Store Navigation does not show drop down links after branding

I've setup the global navigation in my Sharepoint 2013 site using Managed Navigation and the Term Store Management Tool. Most of my top menu items have sub menu items that would normally appear as a ...
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Achieving consistent branding for all SharePoint 2013 sites

I see that a lot of the discussions and documentation tend to be focused on branding solutions for publishing sites and understandably so. We have a lot of other types of sites too (e.g. communities, ...
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How to customize Column Title area in Webpart

Good day! Here is the problem: I apply custom style to web parts my css .ms-vh-div a { color:gray !important; } .ms-vh-div { border-bottom: 1px #c0c0c0 solid; } tr.ms-viewheadertr ...
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Designing application to serve multiple clients

I've been tasked with developing a small SharePoint 2010 application that serves multiple clients. I'm required to have one site that serves everyone but dynamically displays different data (header, ...
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Sharepoint Design of the site and sub site Structure for maintaining data flow and maintaining permissions?

My requirement is : I want to develop a site where there will be a site collection,and the root site will be for site admin who can add the data to the site and around 20 subsites which will use ...
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Difference between blogs and team sites

Appreciate if anyone could: 1. Explain the difference between the two. 2. Explain how to choose one over the other when designing for a Sharepoint solution.