Branding SharePoint 2013 Sites

SHPT-352 (4 Days)

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Branding SharePoint 2013 Sites Training Overview

Accelebrate's SharePoint Branding course teaches web designers and advanced SharePoint users how to design individual pages and brand websites in a SharePoint 2013 environment.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Branding SharePoint 2013 Sites Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Gain branding, website design, and usability best practices.
  • Explore the similarities and differences between Team sites and Publishing sites.
  • Learn how SharePoint 2013 processes pages in a SharePoint site by integrating .aspx pages together with master pages and CSS.
  • Work with CSS in SharePoint.
  • Understand what the Design Manager is and its role in branding SharePoint Publishing sites.
  • Customize master pages in a SharePoint 2013 environment.
  • Create custom page layouts.
  • Use web parts and style them using CSS and XSLT.
  • Customize content display in SharePoint 2013 using display templates.
  • Implement a responsive design to optimize a SharePoint site across devices.
  • Create and apply a customized composed look to a team site.
  • Learn advanced publishing features.

Branding SharePoint 2013 Sites Training Outline

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Introduction
Branding and Website Design
  • Determining the target audiences
  • Cross-browser compatibility
  • Web designer tools for HTML and CSS
  • Tablets and mobile devices
  • What do you need to know about HTML5?
SharePoint and Branding Assets Overview
  • SharePoint Site Fundamentals
  • Understanding Team Sites
  • Site Columns and Content Types
  • Understanding Publishing Sites
  • Navigation in a Publishing Site
  • Branding in SharePoint
  • Team Site Design Assets
  • Applying a Composed Look
  • Publishing Site Design Assets
  • Applying a new Master
Using CSS in SharePoint 2013
  • Quick review of CSS
  • CSS in SharePoint
  • Styling a SharePoint site using a custom CSS file
  • Reverse Engineering HTML and CSS
  • Writing and maintaining CSS for SharePoint
Introduction to Design Manager
  • Introduction to Design Manager
  • Mapping a drive to a Publishing site
  • Converting HTML pages into Master Pages
  • Working with Design Manager Snippets
  • Other Design Manager Features
  • Design Packages
Master Pages in SharePoint 2013
  • Master Pages in SharePoint 2013
  • Creating Custom Master Pages
  • Designing your own Starter Master Page
Page Layouts
  • Overview of Page Layouts
  • Creating Page-derived Content Types
  • Creating Page Layouts with SharePoint Designer
  • Creating Page Layouts with Design Manger
  • Configuring Page Layouts in a Publishing Site
Web Parts and XSLT
  • Overview of Web Parts in SharePoint 2013
  • The Table of Content Web Part
  • The Summary Links Web Part
  • The Content Query Web Part
  • Customizing Web Part Display using XSLT
Display Templates in SharePoint 2013
  • World’s Fastest JavaScript Primer
  • Creating a Display Template for a Standard List
  • Display Templates used in SharePoint 2013
  • Using Display Templates with Search Results
  • Using the Content Web Search (CBS) Web Part
Responsive Design and Device Channels
  • Introduction to Responsive Design
  • Understanding Media Queries
  • Device Channel Configuration for Mobile
  • Customizing Page Layouts with Device Channels
Composed Looks
  • Anatomy of a Composed Look
  • Modifying a Composed Look
  • Creating an .spcolor file using the Color Palette Tool
  • Creating an .spfont file for a custom Composed Look
  • Creating and Configuring Custom Composed Looks
  • Packaging and Distribution
Advanced Publishing SharePoint Features
  • Understanding SharePoint SEO Features
  • Adding Multilingual Support using Variations
  • Understanding the Use of Catalog Sites
  • Implementing Cross-site Publishing
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

SHPT-352

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

All attendees should have a basic knowledge of HTML and CSS. It is also recommended (but not required) that students have previous experience with SharePoint, working with team sites and/or publishing sites, as well as web design tool such as SharePoint Designer or Dreamweaver.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware covering all subjects in the course.

Software Requirements:

  • Each student will need a separate environment (either local or virtual) with a full installation of SharePoint Server 2013 (SharePoint Online E3 or E4 works just fine).  We will provide detailed specifications for the student environment, including:
    • 64-bit processor with at least 4 cores
    • At least 24 GB RAM (32 GB or more RAM recommended)
    • SharePoint Server 2013 installed, including a 64-bit Windows Server 2012 operating system and a SQL Server 2012 database, and also client tools such as Internet Explorer, Office 2013, and Visual Studio 2013.
  • SharePoint Designer 2013 and Office 2013
  • During the process of scheduling the class, we will host a conference call with you to discuss setup options.

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