Design Manager is a new feature introduced in SharePoint Server 2013 publishing sites to manage branding. But you are not seeing “Design Manager” in SharePoint 2013 / 2016? Design manager link missing?
Well, to enable design manager in SharePoint 2013, You got to activate “Publishing” Feature!
- Go to “Site Settings” of your root site collection >> Click on “Site collection features” under site collection administration
- Click on the “Activate” button next to “SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure”.
- Activate “SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure” from site features via “Site Setting” >> Click on “Manage site features” and activate SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure.
How to access the design manager in SharePoint 2013?
Above steps activates the design manager. Now, You’ll get the design manager link in the Site actions menu and on the site settings page!