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SharePoint Ribbon CSS Tips and Tricks

This is the fifth post in a SharePoint 2010 ribbon series.  Be sure to check out posts 1 through 4 as well:

1) Boil it down to the basics… the SharePoint 2010 ribbon
2) Gathering requirements for your ribbon needs
3) The Docked Ribbon
4) Ribbon visibility using CSS

It is no secret that I have a thing for CSS.  There is nothing like adding a few lines of code and seeing things instantly change before your eyes. I may be overly romanticizing CSS but hey, I will take what I can get when it comes to changing up SharePoint.  Keeping up the spirit of ribbon modification for this series, here are some quick SharePoint ribbon CSS tips and tricks that you can do with the your sites.  If you are feeling the need for more CSS love, check out the ribbon section of my SharePoint 2010 CSS Chart.   Continue reading SharePoint Ribbon CSS Tips and Tricks

Ribbon visibility using CSS

This is the fourth post in a SharePoint 2010 ribbon series.  Be sure to check out posts 1through 3 as well:
1) Boil it down to the basics… the SharePoint 2010 ribbon
2) Gathering requirements for your ribbon needs
3) The Docked Ribbon

The ribbon doesn’t have to be big and scary.  SharePoint ribbon customization can be completed with just a little CSS and tweaks to your master page. In this post we are going to focus hiding the ribbon when it is not in use. Continue reading Ribbon visibility using CSS

The Docked Ribbon

This is the third post in a SharePoint 2010 ribbon series.  Be sure to check out posts 1 and 2 as well:
1) Boil it down to the basics… the SharePoint 2010 ribbon
2) Gathering requirements for your ribbon needs 

There are two states the SharePoint ribbon can be in, docked or undocked. Let’s dive right in looking at what it means to have a docked ribbon. Continue reading The Docked Ribbon

Gathering requirements for your ribbon needs

In the first post in this series, Boil it down to the basics… the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon, we looked at the different components in the ribbon area and saw what was really a part of the ribbon and what wasn’t. At the end of the post you may have ended up with a custom master page with a simplified ribbon block and SharePoint page components, such as the Site Actions menu and the social tagging buttons, moved to other locations in your site layout and design. In the second post of this series I am going to focus on ribbon placement requirements and more importantly, what do your users need. Continue reading Gathering requirements for your ribbon needs

Boil it down to the basics… the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon

Sigh, the ribbon. Those two words manage to give most SharePoint developers and designers the chills. And not necessarily in the good way. While the ribbon provides a lot of cool interactivity and functionality for our end users, you just look at it wrong and stuff can go whacky in your SharePoint site. This is the first post in a series dedicated to working with the ribbon. Let’s start off with reviewing what the ribbon really is and what code bits are involved. Continue reading Boil it down to the basics… the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon