Monthly Archives: February 2012

Chapter 4-3: Page Layouts

Field Controls Another element you can place in content place holders in a page layout are field controls. Field controls are determined by the site columns which are established through the content types. For instance, if you use an article page layout, you will only see the field controls that are available to the article … Continue reading

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Chapter 4-2: Page Layouts

Page Layout Code Code of page layouts is best viewed and modified in SharePoint Designer. To find a page layout that is either OOTB or one that you created previously through the page layout gallery in the browser, simply click the “Page Layouts” section in the navigation bar in Designer. To open a file, click … Continue reading

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Chapter 4-1: Page Layouts

Page layouts pair with master pages to give the user the templates that control the look and feel of a SharePoint site. While master pages provide controls such as navigation, company logos, and search functionality across the site, the page layouts contain other layout elements such as Web Parts and field controls. If you need … Continue reading

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Chapter 3-5: Master Pages

Content Place Holders Navigating through the code, there is one or more areas called content place holders. The code for content placeholders looks like this: <asp:ContentPlaceHolder id=”Main” runat=”server”> </asp:ContentPlaceHolder> Content placeholders are, in essence, containers that signify where to render sections of content. They get their content from the content controls that are placed in … Continue reading

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Chapter 3-4: Master Pages

Reviewing the Code We will begin our review of master page code by opening v4.master in Designer. The code begins with declarations that state the language the code is written, which server controls and assemblies are registered, as well as declarations for JavaScript and CSS.       After the standard declarations in red, the … Continue reading

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