I have created a base master page file that can be used for creation of new custom master pages. Microsoft provides this, but I ran into issues with this code and instead created a base file using components of default.master (that ships with SharePoint). Continue reading
If you are designing custom master pages for a SharePoint 2007 site, be sure to make the width of your Quick Launch bar (a.k.a. left navigation bar) a minimum of 165 pixels. Otherwise the calendar control in an Events list will go over your allowed width and you will have to rework your design to accommodate the ‘Today is’ date. Continue reading
In the same vein as my SharePoint 2003 CSS References chart, I have started a similar chart for MOSS 2007 and WSS v3. This is a work in progress and does not have every style.
I banged my head on this one for awhile and finally just had to pick apart the View Source code for a MOSS page….
If you are creating a custom Master Page for MOSS 2007 and use the Search user control (<SharePoint:DelegateControl runat=”server” ControlId=”SmallSearchInputBox”/>) you may have issues getting the search inputs to align to the right. That is how it is in the default look and feel, yet when you use this user control in your custom master page it mysteriously scoots over to the left. Continue reading