On May 8, 2014 – 11am to 3pm Eastern USA time I’ll be doing an online class on Building Compelling Branding for SharePoint Online Internal & Public Sites.
This class is for designers, content managers, administrators and developers who want to learn about SharePoint Online (Office 365) Branding, Site Customization and Management.
Here is what you can expect from this class
Intro, purpose (15 min)
Overview of SharePoint Online sites and how they differ from one another (15 min)
-WIKI site, Team site, Public site, when do you use one and what are they for?
Customization options: SharePoint Designer versus Visual Studio (15 min)
-In this part, we’ll take a look at two of the most common customization options and
see some of the advantages in terms of using SharePoint Designer versus Visual Studio
for various business scenarios
Getting started with branding of a SharePoint Online site (30 min)
-Looking at key branding artifacts such as masterpages, stylesheets, page layouts and
how all of those can be branded, which tools to use and how it all comes together
Creating a SharePoint Online custom look (30 min)
-Custom look in SharePoint Online is the easiest way to get the most of branding; in
this part of the session we’ll take a look at what’s involved in creating your own custom look
and how to use it on the site. (Deliverable: sample custom look)
Applying more complex branding to SharePoint Online site by using master pages (30 min)
-Master page will give you the most power in terms of changing the look of SharePoint Online site; it’s a key to applying corporate brand so in this part we’ll focus on masterpage customizations and related content. (Deliverable: sample master page)
SharePoint Online public sites and how to brand one (30 min)
-SharePoint Online public site have a lot in common with the intranet sites but also few things different. The focus in this part of the session will be using branding features available in SharePoint Online public site to customize your own
Design manager and its role in packaging SharePoint online branding(15 min)
-In this part, we’ll see how you can easily transfer all of your SharePoint Online site customizations to a production site
Building interactive components for SharePoint online (15 min)
Deliverable: SharePoint Online app
Next steps/Questions (15 min)
Hope to see you there!