Change Master Page in SharePoint using PowerShell

Requirement: Change Master page for SharePoint Site collections. After a branding redesign project, Got a requirement to change master pages on existing sites. branding on new sites going to be created. But for existing sites, We got to change master pages manually. SharePoint: Set master page using PowerShell Let’s change master page…

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Change “SharePoint” Branding Text in SharePoint 2013 Suite Bar

Ever wanted to change the “SharePoint” branding text in the Suite bar (in top-left position) of the SharePoint 2013 site? Well, You can set the web application’s SuiteBarBrandingElementHtml property with PowerShell/Object model code, to change the text “SharePoint” shown in top left banner of  SharePoint 2013 sites. Customizing the SharePoint 2013 suite…

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Branding SharePoint 2010 Top Navigation Dropdown Menu Bar

By default SharePoint 2010 Top Navigation menu looks like the below screen without branding. The Top Navigation Menu is the primary object in SharePoint user interface. We can customize top navigation menu’s look and feel by overriding CSS styles. Here, I’m Sharing the CSS code and screens for reference, from my recent…

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Turn off Theme Customization by Disabling Enhanced Themes in SharePoint 2010

Enhanced Theming enables users to customize SharePoint themes further by selecting different colors and fonts. Enhanced theme is actually a hidden feature (GUID: 068bc832-4951-11dc-8314-0800200c9a66), stapled with many of the site templates by the BaseSiteStapling feature. It doesn’t come up with “Blank Site” template, BTW. If you want to restrict users from customizing…

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Customized Master Pages Report for All SharePoint Sites

Today, wanted to audit customized Master pages which are deviating from our corporate Branding in my Team Sites environment. Generated the report for customized master pages with help of PowerShell. If you want to use it in MOSS 2007, use these two lines of code to get a specific web application: Here…

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Building Branding Solution with Feature Stapler for SharePoint 2007

Feature Staplers are the best way to build branding solutions in SharePoint. Once deployed branding will be automatically applied based on Site definition. Overall Steps: Create a WSP Project and add 2 features in it. One for actual Branding with Feature handler code – Applies Branding on activated and another one for…

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