Customizing SharePoint Sites and Portals, Part 1

Summary: The first of three companion articles. Learn ways you can customize a SharePoint site and an area; manage users, sites, and templates; change the structure of pages in a site; manage user access; and optimize style sheets. Then go on in Customizing SharePoint Sites and Portals: Using Templates and Site Definitions, Part 2 to create and edit a site using templates and site definitions. Finally, see Customizing SharePoint Sites and Portals: Style Sheet Class Reference Tables, Part 3. (14 printed pages)

Contents

Introduction
Customizing a Portal
SharePoint Sites vs. Portal Areas
Customizing a SharePoint Site
Using FrontPage to Change Site Appearance
Conclusion

Customizing SharePoint Sites and Portals: Using Templates and Site Definitions, Part 2

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/odc_SP2003_ta/html/ODC_SPSCustomizingSharePointSites2.asp

Summary: The second of three companion articles. In Customizing SharePoint Sites and Portals, Part 1, you learned ways to customize a SharePoint site and an area; manage users, sites, and templates; change the structure of pages in a site; manage user access; and optimize style sheets. In this article, we provide more details by creating and editing a site using templates and site definitions. Customizing SharePoint Sites and Portals: Style Sheet Class Reference Tables, Part 3, provides valuable style sheet class reference tables. (20 printed pages)

Contents

Introduction
Creating Custom Templates
Creating Site Definitions
Using Site Configurations
Using Modules
Field Definitions Using SCHEMA.XML
Customizing Portal Areas Using Templates
Guidelines for Using Templates and Site Definitions
Conclusion

 

Customizing SharePoint Sites and Portals: Style Sheet Class Reference Tables, Part 3

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/odc_SP2003_ta/html/ODC_SPSCustomizingSharePointSites3.asp

Summary: The third of three companion articles. In Customizing SharePoint Sites and Portals, Part 1, you learned ways to customize a SharePoint site and an area; manage users, sites, and templates; change the structure of pages in a site; manage user access; and optimize style sheets. In Customizing SharePoint Sites and Portals: Using Templates and Site Definitions, Part 2, you created and edited a site using templates and site definitions. Part 3 provides valuable style sheet class reference tables to use as you customize your sites and portals. (39 printed pages)

Contents

Introduction
Table 1. Web Part Gallery Compatibility
Table 2. Style sheet Class References for OWS.CSS
Table 3. Style Sheet Class References for SPS.CSS
Conclusion