Questions tagged [branding]

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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Change favicon without changing master page

I want to change the favicon for a SharePoint 2013 site without editing the master page. All examples I find either modifies an existing master page, or creates a new one. Is there no other way of ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I convert html page to SharePoint 2013 master page?

There is functionality provided in SP2013 for converting html page to SharePoint master page. I have tried this functionality but each time it convert nothing. Is there any specific method that I need ...
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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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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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branding sharepoint foundation 2013

I would be working to brand a sharepoint 2013 foundation site. I know Design Manager and all other branding goodies don't exist with SPF 2013. What would be the best approach to brand a simple SPF ...
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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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Making global CSS changes in SPO 2013 MySite

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013 and I wanted to do some small CSS changes to MySites globally. I noticed that as the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" feature in the MySite root ...
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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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How do I style the Search Results page?

When I type something into our search box I get redirected to _layouts/15/osssearchresults.aspx. How do I brand this page? Can I apply our master page and page layouts to it?
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New Colours for SharePoint calendar overlays

I would like to change a couple of the 9 OOB colours for our SharePoint calendar overlays. I can do that by overriding the calendar CSS classes. The parent calendar div does not get this class ...
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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 create ...
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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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SharePoint branding global navigation

I am looking to customize my SP2013 site & was searching for some good site to take inspiration & I ran into this site http://www.adelaidecitycouncil.com/ I am looking to make my header ...
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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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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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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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how to change the image of Share/Follow icons in SP2013 page

I want to change the icons of Share/Follow in SP2013. Also I want to change the position of these link. I am using design manager to create a master page. I can see the tags for the ribbon (welcome ...
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SharePoint Online personalized themes

https://channel9.msdn.com/blogs/OfficeDevPnP/PnP-Add-In-Transformation-Training-module-3-Branding-with-add-in-model In the video at duration 00:30:36 there is a mention of personal themes for end ...
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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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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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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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Custom “Sorry, something went wrong” message on SharePoint 2013

Could anyone explain me how should I change the default "Sorry, something went wrong" message to some other text or - even better - to change the content of this "component" to something custom? ...
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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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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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Top navigation rendering differently on Site Settings page

I'm working on a SP 2013 branding project, and I'm running into an issue getting uniformity. The Site Settings page is rendering differently than the rest of the site. I'm working on the top ...
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Brand/Remove Office 365 Login Page for SharePoint Online

We have a challenge which we would like to find a solution to. • We are using Project Online with SharePoint Online with Office 365. • We are trying to find a solution to brand/ (if branding is ...
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How to change site from Team Site to Publishing Site?

I am developing a website that needs branding. It will have my own logo, color scheme, menu, images e.t.c. As far as I have understood, to make such a website, I need to create the site as "Publishing ...
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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. no 'publish' menu option http://www.acadiau.ca/~tammy/20194.png Also, I can't do ...
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SharePointWebControls:DateTimeField - Show both date and time for input

I am working with my page layout and I have the following tag ... <SharePointWebControls:DateTimeField FieldName="Article Date" runat="server" id="DateTimeField1" /> The only problem I have is ...
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How to use Bootstrap in custom master page in sharepoint 2013

I have created html page for branding using bootstrap3. Now when I want to use the same in share point 2013 as master page it is overriding the MS classes and design. Can any one suggest which is the ...
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How to give a subsite a specific master page?

I have a parent site , and two subsites deriving from it. However, I need to apply a master page template to one of the sub sites only, but I am unable to do so in SP 2013. I have tried applying the ...
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Assign “Edit” fuctionality to a custom button

As we have OOTB "Edit" functionality of SharePoint 2013. I want to assign this functionality to a custom button. How to achieve it.
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Is there a way to hardcode the site logo image path in the masterpage?

We are have a webapplication and have deployed a feature stapler that assigns the master page to each newly created site (reference). I want to know a way in which we can hardcode the image path into ...
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Corporate Branding : Classic or Modern experience in SharePoint Online

Hi we already bought our new SharePoint online E3 license and we are now task to create our Company Portal landing page that needs to be responsive for mobile device. We are now doing some R&D ...
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Logic to set master page for all sites/webs in web application

I am able to set the masterpage to all existing sites in site collection as well as the newly created sites/site collections using this link. But, I have a question and want to know if this is ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...