By Jacob J. Sanford, Randy Drisgill, David Drinkwine, Coskun Cavusoglu
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: September 2008
Professional Microsoft SharePoint 2007 Design
Take your SharePoint site design to the next level by exploiting the powerful set of tools that SharePoint 2007 offers. Focused purely on the topic of design as it relates to SharePoint 2007, this book arms you with the knowledge you will need to create unique and dynamic SharePoint sites with not only MOSS, but also Windows SharePoint Services version 3 (WSS). You'll walk through the key points and best practices for customizing the standard SharePoint user interface with your own branding and styles.
What you will learn from this book
How to customize SharePoint master pages, page layouts, CSS, themes, and Web Parts to achieve a unique site design
Ways to create Photoshop CS3 and HTML/CSS mockups that take into account the specific requirements that SharePoint requires in a user interface
Proper planning that is required when starting a SharePoint communication or collaboration web site
Methods for leveraging the power of SharePoint's built-in navigation and searching functionality
How to use minimal master pages as an effective starting point for creating your own design masterpieces
The complete lifecycle of a custom SharePoint user interface
The benefits of utilizing Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007 for working with SharePoint servers in an efficient and rich environment
Tips and tricks for building accessible web sites in SharePoint
Who this book is for This book is for the SharePoint professional or enthusiast who has an interest in making communication and collaboration web sites that look as great as they are powerful. A basic understanding of the .NET 2.0 Framework and SharePoint concepts is helpful but not necessary.
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
Professional SharePoint 2007 Design
Jacob J. Sanford, Randy Drisgill, David Drinkwine, Coskun Cavusoglu