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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SharePoint 2013 hide elements (in body area ) when ribbon is expanded / ribbon is in use

Is there a css class/id in SharePoint 2013 that hide elements when the ribbon is in use? I've got some elements that I don't want to show when the user's in edit mode! In the picture below you can ...
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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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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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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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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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SuiteBar renders incorrect with custom theme in Office 365

When creating an spcolor-file (and a composed look bound to this file) we see an error in the rendering in our Office 365 tenant. I think the issue is related to the new SuiteBarin Office 365 (App ...
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Is there a way to hardcode the masterpage to change/remove the top left 'Sharepoint' text?

We can do it in few lines of powershell: $webApp = Get-SPWebApplication http://tozit-sp:2015 $webApp.SuiteBarBrandingElementHtml = "Awesome Text Goes Here" $webApp.Update() I want to know if there ...
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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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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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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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Branding SkyDrive/Newsfeed (Mysite) in SharePoint Online

We're in the middle of a massive SP2007 to SharePoint Online migration and were able to successfully rebrand our portal site in the cloud. The only portion we're having trouble with is matching our "...
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Restrict sharepoint default pages from using custom master page

I am created my custom master page and uploaded using design manager. And applied this master page from Setting-> Master Page section of SharePoint. Now my problem is, this master page is applied 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 change the default gear icon look in SharePoint 2013?

In the top right corner near the ribbon there have a setting icon in SharePoint 2013. I need to change the Gear icon image?
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Branding the suiteBar in SP 2013

I need to rebrand default look of sharepoint suiteBar. I have no problems with logo or custom links but I need something more. I need to change whole look of suiteBar - background color, height, ...
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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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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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Custom styling / branding on each web part title / chrome

Is there a way to brand each web part with different styling (title / chrome-title). What I mean is that you could have many different title / chrome styling on the same site. What I want: edit ...
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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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Placing your branding images in the “14 hive” vs an Images list

What are the drawbacks or benefits of storing images in the hive versus a list within the farm? I have a debate with my colleague that deals with where to place images that must be accessible across ...
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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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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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insert data view is grey out in SharePoint designer 2013

I create a page in pages not site pages in SharePoint 2013 and when I want to edit in advanced mode and insert data view it is gray out what should I do I check in and check out it several times but ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Remove Groups From Add Links dialog for MyLInks Webpart

In Add Link dialog box of MyLinks web part, I need to remove few options from "Existing group" and "Show links to" dropdowns. All options which are being displayed for these fields are out of box. I ...
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Check if web is in pagepreview mode - ?pagepreview=true

How can I check if a page is in ?pagepreview=true mode? I've branded the sharepoint ribbon and need to check if a page is in pagepreview to get the site branded correct (js / css). Is there a way to ...
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Sharepoint modifying code and adding .ExternalClass identifier automatically. Any way to prevent?

Afer saving/ publishing Sharepoint keeps changing the following code FROM THIS..... A IMG {BORDER-BOTTOM: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none; BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-RIGHT: medium none} ...
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MySites vs OneDrive

I'm having this debate with my manager and was hoping someone could help shed the light. He seems to think MySites has been renamed to OneDrive and MySites is being deprecated. But the way I ...
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Responsive Design or Device Channels

To have our sharepoint 2013 on premise publishing internet site in different devices, can we use responsive CSS? instead of having several master pages in device channels?
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How can I hide the light blue bottom border on Web Part headers (on hover) and the border around the active Web Part?

The bottom border only occurs on hover. The active Web Part has a full border that I'd like to remove. I've tried the following styles to no avail: .s4-wpActive { border: none; } tr.ms-...
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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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Help with formatting a SharePointWebControls:TextField

I am working on a page layout, and this is what I have ... <!-- Title --> <SharePointWebControls:TextField FieldName="Title" runat="server" ID="Title" CssClass="emedia-spwc-global"></...
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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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Edit Mode Panel and Display Mode Panel

I have a strange problem I can't seem to find a solution for or why it is even happening. I have a page layout, in the page layout I have the title in an edit mode panel ... <!-- Edit Title -->...
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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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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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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 to apply custom fonts to Communication Sites?

How can we apply custom fonts to Communications Sites (and other of the new emerging site types)? According to this overview we would have to apply a composed look. But this composed look is bound to ...
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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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Apply specific CSS to all pages in a single library?

What options are there to add specific CSS to all ASPX pages in a single page library? The library is storing Dashboard reports and uses the default document template found at /_layouts/CreateWorkbook....
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Microsoft.SharePoint.Client v15 versus v16

I'm working on an app to provision design elements to SharePoint Online. My project is relying on extension methods in OfficeDevPnPCore. This library references v16 of Microsoft.SharePoint.Client. I ...
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Custom Masterpage - Background image from library

I was hoping someone may be able to guide me in the right direction. I want the header in a custom master page to have a background image that can be changed by an 'owner' in a user friendly manner. ...
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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: url("http://server/_layouts/...
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Deploying Branding as a Feature across multiple site collections

I'm Junior dev trying to get my head around SharePoint so I was hoping someone might be able to help me out with some issues I'm having. I'm in the process of complying a new branding solution for ...
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Detect if SharePoint is using the system master page

Is there a way to detect if SharePoint is using the system master page? (just like EditModePanel, or detecting the system master page with javascript..) Right now I'm using the same master page on ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Display templates - get the web part zone - web part properties / parameters

Is there a way to list what web part properties the actual display template is using? I want to display what web part zone the display templates are using? This without iheriting the ...
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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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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"> <SharePoint:...
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Masterpage Help

I have been trying to change/update the masterpage, I have some requirements to rebrand our front page. I have saved a copy in SP Designer, Seattlecopy2.html, edited the script there, clicked save ...
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Sharepoint branding tools [closed]

i am getting started with SharePoint branding. Google search show me two major type of customization : master page customization composed look customization Could you guys tell me if there are more ...