Master Pages are a core part of the SharePoint user interface branding, and knowing how they work and how to build and deploy them is a great skill to have. SharePoint 2013 introduces a new tool, Design Manager, which aids in the development of master pages, in addition to the traditional ways with SharePoint Designer and Visual Studio. Also introduced in SharePoint 2013 is the concept of Device Channels, which address the problem of directing different types of content to different devices.You will walk away with an understanding of how master pages work, how to create master pages in SharePoint, and how to direct different types of content to different devices.
Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.
This course assumes that students have some Web development background and some experience using Visual Studio 2012.
Meet the expert
Tim McCarthy is a senior solutions architect with Perficient who designs and builds highly scalable, layered web, desktop, and mobile applications utilizing the latest Microsoft platforms and technologies. His expertise covers a wide range of Microsoft technologies including SharePoint/Office 365, Office Apps, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Azure, .NET Framework (ASP.NET, VSTO, Workflow, WCF, WPF), SQL Server, Active Directory, MS Exchange development, and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) applications. Tim holds multiple Microsoft certifications and is a former Microsoft MVP in Solutions Architecture. He is the author of several books, has developed presentations for the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN), and has written articles for SQL Server Magazine and Windows and .NET Magazine. He has been a featured speaker at conferences, user groups, and code camps worldwide. Before becoming an application developer, Tim was an officer in the United States Marine Corps.
Time to complete
Master Page Basics (12:22)
Master Pages SP2013 (35:01)
Custom Master Pages (16:02)