The goal of this course is to provide you with the knowledge required to create a branded SharePoint site using tools provided in SharePoint along with other web design products. The course emphasises hands-on experience, with a series of self-guided exercises integrated into the training.
You will discover how to create designs for both Collaboration sites and Publishing sites using Composed Looks and the SharePoint Design Manager tool. You will also understand how to develop custom page layouts for Publishing Sites and use CSS to style your site.
This course will help you meet the following objectives:
Understand how to brand a collaboration site using Composed Looks
Upload a bespoke web design into the SharePoint Design Manager tool and use this to create a new SharePoint master page.
Use Design manager to add SharePoint snippets such as navigation links and search boxes.
Understand how to work with CSS in SharePoint sites.
Use composed looks to style sites
Understand how to locate and edit the files used to create composed looks.
Create new composed looks themes.
Understand the component parts that create a Publishing Site
Understand how to create a SharePoint Ready html based branding
Upload a HTML branding style into SharePoint using Design Manager
Add SharePoint snippets to the new design using Design Manager
Edit and create custom page layouts
Apply custom CSS to SharePoint master pages
Apply master pages to a Site Collection
Module 1 – What is Branding?
Module 2 – Branding for Collaboration Sites
Module 3 – Working with Design Manager
Module 4 – Creating Custom Page Layouts
Module 5 – CSS in SharePoint
Module 6 – Responsive Web Design for SharePoint
Module 7 – Reusing Branding Designs
A basic understanding of Windows XP or later versions.
Experience using Internet Explorer or equivalent browser.
Have attended or have equivalent knowledge of QA’s HTML Primer course (QAHTMLPRI).
Have attended or have equivalent knowledge of QA’s CSS Primer course (QACSSPRI).
Attendance of either QA’s Dreamweaver CS5 level 1 or Dreamweaver CS6 level 1 courses (or having equivalent knowledge) is recommended.
Please Note: If you attend a course and do not meet the prerequisites you may be asked to leave.