A major benefit of working with the SharePoint 2010 ribbon is that it is fully customizable and you can easily implement your own custom buttons to suit your organizational requirements or style the ribbon to match corporate styling requirements. Typical ribbon customization includes:
• Adding and removing buttons
• Adding new groups
• Changing the look and feel of buttons
• Styling the overall ribbon appearance, including background colors
• Changing the ribbon’s positioning
A degree of customization, such as adding new buttons to existing ribbon groups, styling the appearance of the ribbon and repositioning, or hiding, the ribbon, can be achieved using SharePoint Designer 2010 and more extensive customization involves ...