Branding, SharePoint

A great way to create SharePoint 2010 CSS from original CSS

Working with SharePoint 2010's CoreV4.css is very difficult. I have developed a technique to allow developers to leverage SharePoints OOTB CoreV4.css selectors, but while not hacking together CSS selectors and dealing with !important and other CSS hacks. Here is the concept: Your SharePoint page will have 2 stylesheets on it, CoreV4.css and a new blank… Continue reading A great way to create SharePoint 2010 CSS from original CSS

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Branding, SharePoint

SharePoint static 2nd level current navigation in MOSS 2007

Summary Requirements: SharePoint MOSS 2007 Must be using a Publishing Site This post will create the SharePoint Current Navigation control that only shows the 2nd level site when browsing, and supports highlighting. The datasource comes from SharePoint as well, so everything is security trimmed, and editable in the browser. This post is for users who… Continue reading SharePoint static 2nd level current navigation in MOSS 2007

Branding, SharePoint

HTML Hyperlink tags and word-wrap padding fix

Recently, I noticed when I have the following code, my text wraps and ignores my padding for the second line. <style> .menuItemLvl2 { Padding-left: 24px; } </style> Restructuring & Recapitalization I wanted the hyperlink a tag to wrap and respect the padding. I also had highlighting on the A hyperlink tag for :hover state, so… Continue reading HTML Hyperlink tags and word-wrap padding fix

Branding, SharePoint

SharePoint 2007 Branding links

Real World Branding with SharePoint Server 2007 Publishing Sites http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee354191.aspx Heather's Base Master Page FilesBase master page files with necessary content placeholders to run a SharePoint site. All branding and added code is stripped out. CSS Reference ChartInformative chart of popular CSS classes and IDs. Design Gotcha ListList of items to watch out for when… Continue reading SharePoint 2007 Branding links

Branding, SharePoint

XSLT Data View Web Parts in SharePoint Designer- Why changing the layout is can break your template.

My last post offered clues as to why Data View web parts break. All my previous web parts were using custom Layouts to strip out all the surrounding layout tables. Here is a rough idea how the default Layout is constructed. Figure 1- The above is a default Multi-item XSLT Data View web part template… Continue reading XSLT Data View Web Parts in SharePoint Designer- Why changing the layout is can break your template.