Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2007
Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2007 is Microsoft's newest web design application, replacing Microsoft FrontPage. This four-level course explores many of SharePoint Designer's exciting features. Whether you're using SharePoint Designer for the first time, or have been using FrontPage for years, this course will help you make the most of SharePoint Designer 2007.
Highlights of the course include a discussion of Dynamic Web Templates, a crash course in web design, and a thorough look at SharePoint Server contributor settings.
Detailed Course Outline
1. Getting Started
To begin, participants will learn the basics of SharePoint Designer: how to open and close it, how to use the interface, how to create a basic web site (including design tips), how to save and open web sites, and how to get help.
2. Creating a Basic Page
Next, participants will create a basic Web page with text, hyperlinks, photos, files, buttons, and form controls.
3. Creating Sites and Advanced Pages
This section will focus on creating, navigating, modifying, and opening a web site; modifying site pages; modifying page properties; and using folders.
4. Doing More with Text
Participants will learn how to use editing tools; change the font face, size, and color; use the Format Painter; and add borders and shading. Participants will also learn how to check spelling, add ClipArt, and use layers.
5. Printing and Viewing Your Site
This section will cover window management and how to set a site up to be printed.
6. Advanced File Tasks
Participants will learn how to use My Computer within SharePoint Designer, various ways to save their files (including importing and exporting tasks), and how to use dynamic web templates.
7. An HTML Primer
Participants will learn basic conventions of HTML, how to use Code View, how to use the Tag Properties window, and how to use pre-defined tags.
8. Beyond Text
This section will focus on adding and formatting graphics.
9. Hyperlinks and Hotspots
Participants will learn how to create hyperlinks and hotspots. We will also take a brief look at publishing a site.
10. Creating a Consistent Web Site
Participants will learn how to use master pages, text styles, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create a professional, consistent web site.
11. Working with Tables
This section will show participants how tables can help lay out a web page.
12. Site Navigation and Data Sources
Participants will learn how to add link bars, quick launch bars, and data sources to their site.
13. Advanced Components
This section will look at SharePoint Web Components, ASP.NET components, SharePoint Web Zones, and interactive buttons.
14. Forms, Scripts, and Frames
Participants will learn how forms, client side scripts, and frames can enhance their Web site.
15. Expert Topics
Participants will learn how to use behaviors, data views, and data forms in this section.
16. Working with SharePoint
This section will explore how to use SharePoint Designer with SharePoint Server, including how to use SharePoint templates and controls, how to set contributor settings, and how to publish a site to a SharePoint server.
17. Inside SharePoint Designer
To conclude the course, participants will learn how to customize SharePoint Designer.
What you need to know:
This course requires no prior training or experience with Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2007.
Length of Course:
1 Day in duration.
Upon successful completion of the training course, you will be issued with a Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2007 course certificate.
The course manual, exercise workbook and files which are yours to keep, will be an invaluable reference tool.