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Microsoft SharePoint 2013: Developer Reference by Paolo Pialorsi

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Chapter 12. Customizing the UI

This chapter describes how to extend the UI of Microsoft SharePoint 2013. In particular, you will learn how to customize menus, ribbons, controls, and pages. This chapter is important if you want to be able to provide your users or customers with a custom UI that is compliant with the standard SharePoint behavior, while simultaneously satisfying the requirements of intranet and extranet solutions, as well as Internet publishing sites.

Custom actions

The first area of customization that you will address is creating custom actions in the standard SharePoint UI. Custom actions are features that can extend or change the standard behavior of any of the following items: menu items, link menus of administrative pages, and ...

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