CHAPTER 7 User Interface Customization

You’ve seen how the SharePoint user interface is built up, and you’ve seen some of the technologies that allow you to enhance the user experience such as the Client Object Model and InfoPath forms services. Chapter 6 looked at how the content rendered in the user interface is created and managed. This chapter moves on to look at how we can shape the presentation of content to suit our requirements. We’ll also take a look at how we can use custom web parts to implement custom user interface functionality.

Working with Pages

Before we get into the nuts and bolts of customizing pages and applying branding to sites, let’s take a step back and quickly look at how branding and page rendering work in SharePoint. ...

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