SharePoint Questionnaire – What we ask our prospective SharePoint site owners

I recently replied to a post on the Mindsharp SharePoint Discussion Group about building a SharePoint questionnaire. I was surprised at the number of requests I got for more information about the questions we ask our prospective SharePoint site owners when in the initial requirements gathering phase.  So I have posted what we ask people in this article. One thing to note is that in our SharePoint environment we do not foster a free-for-all for site creation.  Continue reading

Group your CSS classes and streamline your stylesheet

A great practice for CSS is to group CSS classes/IDs together and list out common attributes only once.  This streamlines your CSS code and makes for easier maintenance.  For example if you have 5 classes/IDs that share the same font attributes, list the 5 classes/IDs together separated by commas with the attributes listed once instead of listing everything out 5 separate times.  If the class/ID has additional style attributes it needs, just list the class/ID name out again with the unique attributes.   For example: Continue reading