The SharePoint user interface (UI) provides a professional look and feel for modern business applications. In this chapter you will gain deep insight into the SharePoint UI. It includes standard UI elements required to build custom applications, as well as custom extensions to existing SharePoint functionality. The many developer tips in this chapter reveal fast and efficient ways to build sophisticated applications on top of the SharePoint framework.
This chapter includes
Insights into the different types of master pages
A look into SharePoint navigation
The concepts behind SharePoint theming
Opportunities to extend the SharePoint UI
SharePoint offers a collection of interdependent UI artifacts:
Master pages ...